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Graphene: The New Plastic for 3D Printing & Beyond
If 3D printing is one of the most exciting things in robotics, then graphene is one of the hottest things in 3D printing. Read more.
We examine the history of the open source robot operating system, how it evolved, and what lies ahead with ROS 2.0. View How ROS Revolutionized Robotics


BirdBrain Hatches Successful Kickstarter Campaign for Hummingbird Duo Robotics Kit
The Pittsburgh-based robotics startup raised more than $42,000 and will ship the Hummingbird Duo in December 2014.

Intel’s Jimmy the Robot: “Like a Smartphone with Legs”
Affordable, customizable and web-connected, consumer robotics just got an upgrade

EcoMachines, Q-Bot & UK Betting Big on Robotics
Robots fast and sure applying underfloor insulation at older homes, even Victorian era

Ryan Calo’s “Big Idea”: New Federal Agency for Robots
Aspen Ideas Festival platform for call to action on federal robotics agency

Market Need Plus Thoughtful Design Plus Founder Credibility Equal Success in Educational Robotics
It's a mini empire built on wooden blocks -- literally. KinderLabs, barely a year old, has already received orders for hundreds of copies of its robotic building kit.

3D Systems vs. Stratasys: Will Industrial Sector Decide?
Market timing couldn't be better, but rivals are gathering

3D-Printed Construction Tech Reaching Critical Mass
Marvelous machines that are redefining the construction industry

Argo Medical Works on IPO as ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton OK’d by FDA
Argo looks to raise $40-50 million for an initial public offering in 2014; ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton cleared by FDA.

$257M Funding for UK Robotics Is Way Not Enough!
Britain needs to treble that number just to kick start momentum, let alone catch up

RAS 2020: The $257M Plan to Jumpstart UK Robotics
As part of the UK's RAS 2020 strategy, factories, farms and towns will be turned into robotic testbeds.

In-Depth Analysis
Design-Patent Protection: What to Do When the Face of Your Robot Becomes the “Face” of Your Company
Design patents are gaining popularity as companies recognize the importance of protecting the significant time and effort that goes into designing products.

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.

Suitable Technologies Designs Beam+ Telepresence Robot for Homes
RBR50 company Suitable Technologies now taking pre-orders for its Beam+ telepresence robot.

FAA Drone Decision: Slow-Motion Brawl Over Wrong Issue
Never-mentioned, most critical word in the hot drone debate: airworthiness.

Additive Chocolatiering!?  3D Systems, Hershey Collaborate
Commercial-grade 3D-printers headed into global, chocolate market



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3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
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Graphene: The New Plastic for 3D Printing & Beyond

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