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How ROS Revolutionized Robotics
We examine the history of the open source robot operating system, how it evolved, and what lies ahead with ROS 2.0. Read more.
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To Program or to Train a Robot: It Seems, to Gaze Pays
Is training robots via vision systems on the rise as robot programming becomes passé?

Increasing Throughput for Shop-floor Robots
Robotic simulation with “out-of-the-box” programming software

ABB and SVIA Team Up on Machine-tending Robot System
New system allays previous customer push back on software complexity

New Robot Carousel System for Automated Storage & Retrieval
New offering UltraBot IE claims 1440 transactions per hour

iRobot’s $199 Floor Mopping Robot Launches in North America
Roomba, Scooba, now Braava: 10M robots cleaning households worldwide

Big Picture Changes in Little Pixy Vision Sensor
Open source project Pixy gives sight to hobbyist robots

Analyst Outlook
Is a Robotics “Babel” Headed toward Health Care for 2014?
Health care has seen it before: the promise of IT that delivered up a costly digital babel

Portrait of a Roboticist as an Artist
Industrial robotics goes consumer as Bavarian engineer forges new career and new industry

Is IBM Leading the Next (Virtual) Step in Cloud Robotics?
High-functioning cloud could mean big things for the future of autonomous robotics

U.S. Navy Awards $60 Million for Unmanned Warplane
Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and General Atomics will each be developing their own version of the aircraft.

U.S. Army Places $13.5 Million Raven UAV Order
AeroVironment medium-sized UAVs continues to catch on in the unmanned systems market

AeroVironment and Dynamatic Technologies to Manufacture UAVs in India
The carrot at the end of the stick: large Indian defense contracts

AgBot Showing at Robotronica Glimpses Australia’s Future
John Deere TE Gator transformed into light-weight agribot

Nanorobot as Molecular-scale “Delivery Truck”
Killer drug deliveries guided by an Xbox to the surface of a cancer cell

Neato Robotics Vacs Up $14M
Previously raised $12.2M in 2012



Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


Intel’s Jimmy the Robot: “Like a Smartphone with Legs”

3D Systems vs. Stratasys: Will Industrial Sector Decide?

3D-Printed Construction Tech Reaching Critical Mass
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