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BirdBrain Turns to Kickstarter for Robotics STEM Kit
Hummingbird Duo robotics kit will enable students to learn STEM through integration with robots. Read more.
Intuitive shipped 87 da Vinci Surgical Systems during the quarter, compared with 164 in the same period last year. View Intuitive Surgical Revenue Drops 24% in Q1 2014


Liquid Robotics Co-Develops Long Duration, Maritime Security System
Without the need for refueling or a human crew, the Wave Glider is capable of long-term deployment.

4 Takeaways from Xconomy Robo Madness
Key topics include data being the killer app for robotics and how autonomous operation is rarely the most desirable state for a robot.

And the Winner Is? Google, Once Again!
Titan Aerospace joins Google’s burgeoning air force

$8.3M Nets Odfjell Access to Next-Gen Robot Oil Drilling
Robots to replace roughnecks on drill floors of future offshore oil rigs

Does This Robot Cleaner Have a Future?
Pricey but versatile, Care-O-Bot succeeds at real-world jobs

National Robotics Week: Inspiring Kids Through STEM
"We need [the children] to continue on a STEM path so the entire robotics industry continues to thrive.”

Adept Technology Names John Villadsen VP of Global Operations
Villadsen comes to Adept with more than 25 years of operations experience.

Lockheed Martin Demos Tablet-Controlled Unmanned Helicopter
With less than 30 minutes of training, a 20-year-old lance corporal landed a full-size Aurora Flight Services Little bird helicopter by touching a map application on a tablet.

Research Report
Webcast & Research Report: The Rise of Vision Systems
Vision technology takes a quantum leap, making robots truly aware of their surroundings and actions

Boeing Secretly Tested Assembly Robots
Enables Boeing 777X production beyond current 100 jets annually

Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%
Revenue from da Vinci systems fell from $256 million in Q1 2013 to $106 in Q1 2014.

Has Titan Aerospace Two Suitors: Facebook and Google?
What’s at stake: solar-powered drones at 65,000 feet up that remain aloft for five years

In-Depth Analysis
Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots
Learn how Modular Robotics leverages the plummeting cost of chips and sensors, crowdfunding campaigns, and a growing base of tech-savvy consumers.

Savioke Raises $2M in Funding for Services Industry Robot
Investors include AME Cloud Ventures, Google Ventures, Morado Venture Partners and more.

PetriJet Compact Lab Automation Robot Ready to Market
Diminutive lab automation robot PetriJet handles 100 petri dishes an hour. Early adopters are expected to come from the biotechnology and food processing industries.





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