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Intuitive Surgical Revenue Drops 24% in Q1 2014
Intuitive shipped 87 da Vinci Surgical Systems during the quarter, compared with 164 in the same period last year. Read more.
The Draganflyer X4-ES quadcopter will be used for agricultural research starting the week of May 5, 2014. View First Drone Test Site Ready


FMC Schilling Robotics Enters Supply Agreement with Delta SubSea
Schilling will deliver fleet of ROVs over the next several years

Novel Sensory System for Robots: Cricket Hairs. Yes, Cricket Hairs!
A cricket’s flow-sensing system could assist robots with near-field interaction, object detection and classification

Aussie Robot Arm Bringing GPS Accuracy to Centimeter Level
Scores of industries to benefit from super-precise positioning

Robotics to Flourish in the Post-Metrics Era
Threat of massive job loss is the Sputnik-like event that will break metrics’ stranglehold on disruptive innovation

Seaglider Attracts New Manufacturer
Kongsberg Underwater Technology expands with the addition of a new product

X-47B Launches the Next Era of Naval Aviation
Northrop Grumman's UAV proves its mettle aboard navy aircraft carrier

Me, a Roboticist…with a Little Help from My Friends
The odyssey of a young mind in search of a career. Any advice to share?

New Pittsburgh Accelerator Targets Robotics Startups
Alpha Lab Gear now accepting applications from entrepreneurs developing hardware, robots and other physical technologies

$10.7M Series A to Airware for Universal OS and Platform for Drones
Google invests in critical enabler for the use of drones for commercial enterprises

Multi-head Camera Patent for Seegrid
Patent solidifies company in the $38B material-handling forklift market

Brazil, iRobot & Terrorist Threats Equal $7.2M Robot Sale
On guard: Aftermath of the Boston Bombing rippling into events worldwide

iRobot Announces First RP-VITA Sales
Early interest indicates a promising future for remote presence technology in hospitals

Yaskawa Motoman Expands Medical Robot Offerings
The new MH3BM is built to cash in on a multi-billion dollar biomedical automation market

Hyundai Heavy Develops Mini Welding Robot
The 33-pound bot is designed to construct boats for the world-leading shipbuilder

Intuitive Announces Defect in Surgical Instrument
Under scrutiny by the FDA, the da Vinci surgical robot maker reveals its "cracks"





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

How Honeybee’s Unexpected Meeting with NASA Changed Everything