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?
ECA Dynamics to Build On Exoskeleton Tech for Military Use
French companies combine their expertise for bipedal and quadruped robots.
The Essential Interview: Helen Greiner, CEO of CyPhy Works
Founder of iRobot and CyPhy Works looks back on career challenges and says it's OK to fail.
Autonomous Solutions Grows Despite Mineral Price Slide
Safety and productivity help vehicle automation provider ASI grow as mining firms delve deeper for value.
DARPA’s Robotics Fast Track to Aid Smaller Firms
Program provides faster contract approval for smaller amounts and rapid prototyping.
Vecna Offers Testing Facilities to MassRobotics
Startup incubator to benefit from proximity to corporate labs.
Red Mountain Pressures iRobot to Divest From Defense
Activist investor wants iRobot to focus on profit and leadership.
Clearpath Gets Funds for Materials Handling
Automated vehicle maker expands onto the factory floor.
Segway and Ninebot Roll Off Together as a Couple
China’s Ninebot, a startup with new-found financial muscle from Xiaomi, acquires Segway
The U.K., France Partner on Anti-Mine Robots
European naval pact contracts for the next phase of automated testing.
The Future Looks Rosy in U.K. Robotics Landscape Report
British market is ripe for robotics but needs investments, commercialization.
GuardBot Rolls From Martian Plans to Sentry Duty
Spherical robots are no longer science fiction, but adoption yet to be seen.