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Energid Testing Software for Self-driving Military Vehicles
Tests will leverage Energid's Actin and Selectin commercial robotics software toolkits. Read more.
Google's HRP-2 Schaft robot easily won the qualifying round and was the frontrunner to win the $2 million competition. View Google Pulls Out of DARPA Robotics Challenge


Military & Defense News
Zacks Applauds iRobot’s Tenacity for Success
iRobot helps elevate robotics and automation to overall top 5% on Zacks Industry Rank

Harvard University Mobility-Enhancing Soft Robotic Exosuit
Much of the Soft Robotic ExoSuit has been developed as part of a multi-million dollar DARPA program whose primary focus is to assist the muscles of soldiers when walking with heavy loads.

US Army Spends $23M on Robots to Clear Landmines
Carnegie Robotics, which spun out from Carnegie Mellon University four years ago, will build three-module system over next 3.5 years.

Paramount Group Betting Big on Robotics
Paramount Group founds new division, acquires two smaller firms, promises major R&D effort.

Canadian Military Spends $9.6M on iRobot 510 PackBots
iRobot 510 PackBot CBRN Recce System detects, alerts and reports on chemical warfare agents, toxic industrial chemicals, volatile gases, explosives and radiation.

Energid Testing Software for Self-driving Military Vehicles
Tests will leverage Energid's Actin and Selectin commercial robotics software toolkits.

HStar Technologies Literally Gives Patients a Lift
Continuing to raise the bar in battlefield, hospital and home health care environments

Clearpath Hopes to Get Down and Dirty with Grizzly
All-terrain, autonomous utility vehicle offers performance of a tractor and precision of an industrial robot

The Trouble with the Triton: Northrop Grumman Taking Heat for Costs and Delays
Some in the federal government say it's taking way too long and costing way too much for the Navy to get its unmanned system from Northrop Grumman.

Neya Systems Wins Phase I SBIR to Develop Focused UGV Vision System
Neya Systems will address existing deficiencies in current autonomous systems that lack the ability to rapidly focus on critical data.

Google Pulls Out of DARPA Robotics Challenge
Google's HRP-2 Schaft robot easily won the qualifying round and was the frontrunner to win the $2 million competition.

Clearpath Robotics: Success Through Custom Integration
Inside look at how Clearpath Robotics helps clients customize robotics platforms to meet their needs.

Nightmare in the Sky: Drugs via Drones
Reportedly, each drone drug flight earns $ 2M for drug traffickers

Clearpath Robotics Names Anthony Tod VP of Engineering
Tod previously held leadership positions at Blackberry.

Northrop Grumman Drone Sales Down Slightly in Q1
Lower unmanned sales reflect volume declines for the Global Hawk and Fire Scout drones.



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