iRobot Divests From Defense Business for $45M
After a strong Q4, Roomba maker makes sale to Arlington Capital Partners.
Five Robotics Predictions for 2016
Our robotics future is here, but which areas will benefit most from new technology?
Chinese Firms Invest $20M in Israeli Robotics R&D
Israeli research to support Chinese industrial automation, service robotics.
Co-robots Awarded $37M by NSF to Spur Development
“Profound advances in the field” help in grant acquisition process
Drone Startups Benefit From Investor Tailwinds
Commercial drones, collision-avoidance systems, and Chinese commercial drones get funding.
Agritechnique UGEVs Adapt to Emergency Situations
The patent-pending unmanned ground engineering vehicle (UGEV) comes in four versions.
Robotics Startups Need Space to Grow, Says MassRobotics Chief
Organization is just one of several in New England working to incubate the local robotics industry.
3D Printing Adds Advanced Polymers for Demanding Apps
Arevo Labs, Prodways and partners produce lighter, stronger composite parts.
Ocean Aero Launches Submaran S10 Hybrid Vessel
Teledyne Technologies increases stake in company, which recently won $2.3M DoD contract.
In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics
These female researchers, designers, and executives are leading the development and commercialization of robotics technologies.
UPS Helps Raise $22M for CyPhy Works Drones
Strategic partners say deliveries would be for humanitarian purposes, but research could rival Amazon plans.
New Network to Boost U.K. Robotics Capabilities
British government encourages industry-academia ties for robotics and autonomous systems.
Chinese Robotics Investors Buy Canada’s ESI for $300M
Mobility, actuators, and robot arms for military and commercial use lead to purchases.
Throwbot Maker ReconRobotics Forced to Regroup
Slowdown in military ground robotics market believed to be only temporary.
Russian Military Unveils T-14 Armata Semi-Autonomous Tank
Could robotic tanks encourage an arms race, and are Russia's capabilities competitive?