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Robotics & Geopolitics: AI Rivalry Encompasses U.S., China, and Canada; UN Proposes Global Drone Registry

The intensifying global robotics and AI rivalry includes Alphabet's warning that the U.S. should pay more attention to China, as well as Canada's first AI-driven ETF.

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Softwear Automation Wins $1.25M DARPA Contract For Sewing Robots

Softwear Automation Wins $1.25M DARPA Contract For Sewing Robots

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced its $1.25M contract with SoftWear Automation, Inc., a developer of automated sewing solutions, to create a robotic sewing cell for the production of U.S. military garments. In 2010, the military?s...

Seagoing Robots To Battle Shipboard Fires

Seagoing Robots To Battle Shipboard Fires

Robot firefighters being developed by the U.S. Navy could fill a huge gap in the ranks of many needy volunteer firefighter departments while filling in the financial gaps in many public service budgets.

Bio-Inspired Robots Impact Commercial and Research Sectors

Bio-Inspired Robots Impact Commercial and Research Sectors

Indeed, what is alternately called biomimicry or bio-inspiration?across robotics and other industries?could represent $300 billion annually of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010 dollars within 15 years, according to the Da Vinci Index, a biomimicry report developed by a...

Fukushima Fallout

Fukushima Fallout

Two months after the magnitude-9.0 earthquake and tsunami devastated northern Japan, leaving some 26,000 people dead and causing apocalyptic damage, workers finally entered the reactor buildings at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

AnthroTronix Primed for Prosperity

AnthroTronix Primed for Prosperity

AnthroTronix Inc., based in Silver Spring, Md., describes itself as an “engineering research and development firm committed to optimizing the interaction between people and technology.” Founded in 1999, AnthroTronix has grown steadily, and now employs about 15 people and generates...