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Military & Defense Resource Center
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
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.

It’s All in the “Tether” as Motorola Invests in CyPhy Works
Persistent communications and continuous power supply are huge plusses

University, NGO Develop Low-Cost Mine Removal Robot
Decades after war's end, Cambodians still suffer from unexploded ordnance. Villanova and Golden West are working on an alternative to putting humans in harm's way.

Ekso Selected to Participate in Warrior Web Task B
Successful with Task A, Ekso advances to Task B on a combined contract of $4.5M

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



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Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


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3D Printing Plastics: Demand and Opportunities
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Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges

Conducting R&D with Government Funding

2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing