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Intuitive Surgical Revenue Drops 24% in Q1 2014
Intuitive shipped 87 da Vinci Surgical Systems during the quarter, compared with 164 in the same period last year. Read more.
The Draganflyer X4-ES quadcopter will be used for agricultural research starting the week of May 5, 2014. View First Drone Test Site Ready


NASA, Yaskawa Test Robotic Refueling of Satellites
Using Yaskawa's SIA50 seven-axis robot to refuel satellites keeps humans at a safe distance during these extremely hazardous operations

RobArt’s Robotic Navigation Nets $4.14M from Euro Investors
Company's navigation systems for autonomous household devices seen as driver of robotics for consumer applications

Intuitive Surgical Q1 Revenue Drops 24%
Intuitive shipped 87 da Vinci Surgical Systems during the quarter, compared with 164 in the same period last year.

Ocado’s Warehouse Robots Getting the Gift of Sight
Vision a huge benefit when picking products from a 40,000 SKU catalog

First Drone Test Site Ready for Flights
The Draganflyer X4-ES quadcopter will be used for agricultural research starting the week of May 5, 2014.

Is There Such a Thing as a Robot?
Can "robot law" be effectively separated from “software law”?

3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials
Project paves way for cheap, rapid manufacturing of disposable UAVs.

CMU’s Next Generation ECG Could Reduce Number of Sudden Cardiac Deaths
Deductive learning technology and data mining allow the Next Generation ECG to improve patient outcomes and lower the cost of health care.

From Prototype to Sales in a Year, Two UK USVs Going to Sea
Entering production phase with confirmed orders for both vehicles

Anki Drive Adds New Robotic Cars, Tracks, Race Mode
Corax and Hadion cars now available for $70 each.

In-Depth Analysis
Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton
Cultural, legal, medical and technical challenges abound for Parker Hannifin and other exoskeleton manufacturers.

Rethink Robotics Expands Executive Team
Jim Lawton and Milan Shah will spearhead market innovation and product engineering.

Liquid Robotics Co-Develops Long Duration, Maritime Security System
Without the need for refueling or a human crew, the Wave Glider is capable of long-term deployment.

4 Takeaways from Xconomy Robo Madness
Key topics include data being the killer app for robotics and how autonomous operation is rarely the most desirable state for a robot.

And the Winner Is? Google, Once Again!
Titan Aerospace joins Google’s burgeoning air force





3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials

Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost

How Honeybee’s Unexpected Meeting with NASA Changed Everything