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2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open
Deadline for nominations January 31; RBR50 winners for 2015 announced February 16. Read more.
Philae robotic lander touches down on Comet 67P, marking the first time a spacecraft has safely landed on a comet. View Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing


Cesar the LettuceBot Disrupts $1.4B Lettuce Market
Revolutionizing fresh-market fruit and vegetable harvesting

Dr Who, the Daleks are Back…without Arms!
The robot that could give a whole new meaning to NSA-friendly surveillance

Inside Google’s Latest Series of Acquisitions
The company with the coveted crystal ball sees robotics as the new frontier

And Now for Something Completely Different: GoogleBots!
The world of robotics just got put on notice: watch out, the gorilla has arrived

Energid Contracts with DARPA on Phoenix Program
The Actin robotics toolkit will be used in satellite "re-use" simulations

FMC Technologies Wins $30M Contract for Remote Operated Vehicles
Tidewater Subsea ordered 6 work-class ROV systems for subsea operations business

Adept Receives Order for Mobile Pharmacy Robots
A fleet of Lynx robots to integrate into state-of-the-art pharmacy automation systems

Quest Inspar Receives $42M Toward New PipeArmor Robots
Multiple-block rehabilitation of critical large underground pipelines without disrupting traffic is the goal

FANUC Debuts High Efficiency Palletizing Robot
Robot delivers 16% higher wrist load and 13% greater throughput that predecessor

ULC Robotics Large VGC Inspection Crawler Assesses London Pipelines
Real-time video provided by the crawler allowed gas company to inspect mains, looking for pipeline features and debris that may hinder future projects.

Shanghai Express: China’s Robot Metropolis 2014-2020
The world’s second-largest economy could well miss out on its own coming boom in robotics

PAL Robotics Releases Newest Humanoid
REEM-C's journey from pet project to commercial platform

U.S. Army Orders 36 Micro-Drones from Prioria Robotics
Maverics offer a more subtle solution for aerial reconnaissance

Startup Automates Ancient Craft of Masonry
Semi-automated masonry system (SAM) lays bricks five times faster than humans

iRobot Changes Leadership
New organization reaffirms fiscal 2013 financial expectations and preliminary 2014 revenue growth expectations



Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


Future Supply Chains: Faster, Smaller, Cheaper, Local

Can China’s Homegrown Robots Supplant Foreign Brands?

Wall Street Finally Tosses a Smile at HP. Could It Be 3D Printing?
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2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing

Why Intel is Betting on Drones

CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute

Baxter Collaborative Robot More Flexible with Robot Positioning System