ABB Ventures and Berwind Put $14M into Persimmon
Further funds disruptive hybrid-field motor technology for components using 3D deposition processes
KUKA Acquires ALEMA Automation
ALEMA Automation has specialized applications expertise in the field of automated drilling and riveting of aircraft components
Boll vs. KUKA Robot Ping Pong Match a Missed Opportunity
The much-hyped ping pong match fails to communicate capabilities of highly-effective industrial robot arms.
Ekso Bionics Strengthens Executive Team
Both Glenn Davis and Thomas Looby have extensive experience in medical device market development.
Robo-Stox Hits $100M in Assets: Analyzing the ETF’s Future
Robo-Stox has returned 10.4 percent since its inception in October 2013.
Fukushima: Japan Becoming Leader in Disaster Robots?
Fukushima has raised awareness about the need for robots, and the Japanese are moving fast in building emergency response robots.
Cäser Autonomous Fruit Robot Could Transform Agricultural Robotics
Cäser travels predetermined routes through a field and performs a variety of tasks, including fertilizing, tillage, grounds care and transporting
Webcast Thank You: Self-Driving Vehicles
The series launches with first of eight for 2014
Commercial Drones Legal in US, For Now, Judge Rules
Ruling effectively invalidates FAA's ban on the use of commercial drones. The FAA can appeal the decision.
Robotics and the New Cyberlaw
New paper examines the new legal challenges posed by the presence of robots in public spaces, homes and workplaces, as distinct from the legal challenges of computers and the Internet.
Guangzhou Joins Shanghai as Rising Giant of Chinese Robotics
Robot demand hits 30% annually as Guangzhou’s labor shortages increase
NeuroRover Uses Spiking Neurons, Artificial Bee Brain to Adapt
NeuroRover is outfitted with two cameras to perceive colors and a light sensor to detect rewards.
RobotsLAB Makes STEM Education More Engaging
RobotsLAB uses drones, rovers and other robots manufactured both by itself and other companies as teaching tools to engage students in STEM education.
AeroVironment Q3 Revenue Soars on Strong Drone Sales
AeroVironment third quarter revenue increased 47% to $69.2 million.
Will Supreme Court Rein in Software Patents?
Supreme Court opened the door for software patents with Diamond v. Diehr decision in 1981