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Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton
Cultural, legal, medical and technical challenges abound for Parker Hannifin and other exoskeleton manufacturers. Read more.
Revenue from da Vinci systems fell from $256 million in Q1 2013 to $106 in Q1 2014. View Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%


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Robo-Stox Hits $100M in Assets: Analyzing the ETF’s Future
Robo-Stox has returned 10.4 percent since its inception in October 2013.

Fukushima: Japan Becoming Leader in Disaster Robots?
Fukushima has raised awareness about the need for robots, and the Japanese are moving fast in building emergency response robots.

Cäser Autonomous Fruit Robot Could Transform Agricultural Robotics
Cäser travels predetermined routes through a field and performs a variety of tasks, including fertilizing, tillage, grounds care and transporting

Seegrid Debuts GWS35 Unmanned Walkie Stacker
GWS35 unmanned walkie stacker automatically picks, drops, stacks and puts away loads up to 72 inches at a maximum load capacity of 3,500 pounds.

Webcast Thank You: Self-Driving Vehicles
The series launches with first of eight for 2014

Commercial Drones Legal in US, For Now, Judge Rules
Ruling effectively invalidates FAA's ban on the use of commercial drones. The FAA can appeal the decision.

Robotics and the New Cyberlaw
New paper examines the new legal challenges posed by the presence of robots in public spaces, homes and workplaces, as distinct from the legal challenges of computers and the Internet.

Guangzhou Joins Shanghai as Rising Giant of Chinese Robotics
Robot demand hits 30% annually as Guangzhou’s labor shortages increase

NeuroRover Uses Spiking Neurons, Artificial Bee Brain to Adapt
NeuroRover is outfitted with two cameras to perceive colors and a light sensor to detect rewards.

RobotsLAB Makes STEM Education More Engaging
RobotsLAB uses drones, rovers and other robots manufactured both by itself and other companies as teaching tools to engage students in STEM education.

AeroVironment Q3 Revenue Soars on Strong Drone Sales
AeroVironment third quarter revenue increased 47% to $69.2 million.

Will Supreme Court Rein in Software Patents?
Supreme Court opened the door for software patents with Diamond v. Diehr decision in 1981

Global Hawk Drone Replaces U-2 Spy Plane: Here Comes Automated Warfare
Facing budget cuts, the Air Force's 32 U-2 spy planes are being retired in favor of the Global Hawk drone.

Attention Warehouses and Factories: The Robots Have Arrived!
Join our special three-part webcast series on how robotics—just in the nick of time—will save automation from itself

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