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Mining & Exploration Resource Center
Adept Technology Receives $1.1M Order from China’s Top Explosives Manufacturer
King Explorer likes the speed and vision guided tracking found in Adept's Quattro s650 Read more.
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Mining & Exploration News
UK’s Deep-Ocean Robot Faces Atlantic Test
Long-range robo-sub on 30-day sea trial off Irish coast

Honeybee Robotics Secures NASA Funding for Planetary Sampling Systems
NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II Awards build on Phase I development from 2013.

Carnegie Robotics Leading the Way in High-Speed Vision Systems
Carnegie's MultiSense vision system was on the head of six of the eight top teams from the 2013 DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials.

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

Neurala Awarded Key GPU Patent, Speeds Robot Cognition
Currently developing software for Mars Rover that enables autonomous operation; also working on autonomous flying robots.

Philae, Robot Probe, to Land on Distant Comet
Probe 500 million miles from Earth nears Jupiter's orbit

Honeybee Robotics to Work on Rovers for Moon Mission
Private venture, Golden Spike, enlists robotics expertise for 2020 launch

China’s “Jade Rabbit” Rover Makes Lunar Landing
The Chang'e-3 mission foreshadows ambitious Chinese space program

An American in Genoa: RoboBusiness Europe 2013
The long-awaited big bang in robotics might well be an all-EU event

Tesla Offshore Selects Bluefin to Expand its Deepwater Oil and Gas Field Development
Tesla’s use of the Bluefin-21 hints at future sales as the company pursues government contracts

Carnegie Robotics Claims New Digs in Growing Technology Center
The expansive new site once housed the Heppenstall Steel Company's forging facility

Adept Technology Receives $1.1M Order from China’s Top Explosives Manufacturer
King Explorer likes the speed and vision guided tracking found in Adept's Quattro s650

ROV Sales to Global Oil & Gas Worth $2.5B in 2013
Growth in sub-sea and deep-water construction markets creates strong demand

Mining Giant Anglo-American Inks Deal with Carnegie Mellon
National Robotics Engineering Center will design, build and deploy mining robots

Robots, Russians and Roscosmos Return
Robot landings for the Moon, Venus and Mercury beginning in 2014





BirdBrain Turns to Kickstarter for Robotics STEM Kit

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