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3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials
Project paves way for cheap, rapid manufacturing of disposable UAVs. Read more.
Cultural, legal, medical and technical challenges abound for Parker Hannifin and other exoskeleton manufacturers. View Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton


Colorado Town Rejects Drone Hunting Licenses
The electorate in Deer Trail, Colo., rejected a plan to allow residents on private property to shoot at drones.

Do Surgical Robots Need a Second Opinion?
Could a little preventive care save robotic surgery from unnecessary legal scrutiny?

Intuitive Surgical Receives FDA Approval for New da Vinci Xi
da Vinci Xi has thinner robotic arms that should prevent friction during surgery, which has been an issue for Intuitive Surgical.

CybAero’s APID 60 UAV Helicopter Receives 1st Asian Order
CybAero sees growing demand in Asia as it's already in talks with others about the APID 60 unmanned helicopter.

Ekso Bionics Establishes Ekso Labs R&D Division
Company co-founder Russ Angold now heading up Ekso Labs.

From Disability to Ability: Can Robotics Make the Leap?
Extreme bionics and the challenge of making humans whole again

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.





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