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BirdBrain Turns to Kickstarter for Robotics STEM Kit
Hummingbird Duo robotics kit will enable students to learn STEM through integration with robots. Read more.
Intuitive shipped 87 da Vinci Surgical Systems during the quarter, compared with 164 in the same period last year. View Intuitive Surgical Revenue Drops 24% in Q1 2014


Robot Solar Panel Installers 20x Faster Than Traditional Methods
Silicon Valley startup impresses Department of Energy with its hard-working, low-cost robots

Is Robotic Milking a Viable Option for Farmers?
Researchers expect 20% of cows in Europe to be milked by robots in 2020, but high costs and lower-quality milk remain challenges.

Elbit’s Hermes 900 Drone to Secure World Cup in Brazil
The Hermes 900, which features a new and advanced intelligence-gathering system, will be supplied within two months.

Europe’s First Drone Test Flight Center Opens
ATLAS (Air Traffic Laboratory for Advanced unmanned Systems) facility designed for light/medium drones.

Autonomous Ships: Inside the Unmanned Bridge of the Future
Seafaring in 2025 will have captains using heads-up displays that turn the ship's bridge into an augmented reality command system.

Exoskeleton Startup Cyberdyne Surges in Trading Debut
Cyberdyne has second-best opening performance among Japan IPOs in 2014 as the competition in the exoskeleton market heats up.

Robbie the Robot: Personal Assistant for Limbless Teenager
Robbie the Robot remains a work-in-progress, but engineers hope to create a robot that compares favorably with more developed personal assistant robots.

Call for Presenters: RoboBusiness 2014
Seeking presentations that advance existing concepts or introduce new ideas

S. Korea Buys $814M of Northrop Grumman Global Hawks
South Korea will use the drones to monitor North Korea.

From BIM to Build: “Roboticization” and the Automated Jobsite
Construction equipment is getting smarter, and it shows on the bottom line!

Blue River Reaps $10M in New Funding for FarmBot
Paradigm shift in pioneering computer vision and robotics for agriculture

UK’s Deep-Ocean Robot Faces Atlantic Test
Long-range robo-sub on 30-day sea trial off Irish coast

British Robotics Aims for Revival
Is a re-energized British robotics industry finally coming into view?

The Essential Interview: iRobot’s Paolo Pirjanian
Proving that it can be done: What every robotics entrepreneur needs to know

Expense, Expertise and Fear Keep SMBs from Buying Robots
Hanging in the balance: Supply chain productivity, quality, performance and overall competitiveness





BirdBrain Turns to Kickstarter for Robotics STEM Kit

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