Swiss Team Develops Self-Stabilizing Drones
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The University of Zurich and SenseFly have designed a system for drone self-stabilization without GPS.
(April 15, 2015)
ABB Buys Gomtec, Expands Co-Robot Offerings
ABB Group announced that it has bought Gomtec, and both companies expect to benefit from shared resources for promoting safer industrial automation.
(April 14, 2015)
Falling Fuel Prices Boost Undersea Robots
Offshore oil companies worldwide are looking ahead to robotics even as a current slump has led to layoffs in the Gulf of Mexico.
(April 13, 2015)
The Future Looks Rosy in U.K. Robotics Landscape Report
Innovate UK says the nation's robotics and autonomous systems market presents an opportunity to catch up to the U.S., Asia.
(April 07, 2015)
Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?
A Frost & Sullivan report predicts wide adoption of welding robotics, but the U.S. lags amid worker uncertainty.
(March 31, 2015)
Will $35M More Help Hansen Medical’s Long, Slow Climb?
Hansen Medical has raised approximately $115 million since 2006.
(March 27, 2015)
Careful Robotic Hand Picks Its Way Through Technical, Competitive Challenges
A robotic hand developed at TU Delft copies biological movement to nimbly handle fruit for the growing international market.
(March 21, 2015)
Clearpath’s Solid Strategy for Spending Its $11.2M VC Jackpot
Kitchener is a hotbed of high-tech innovation that's growing great tech and solid companies.
(March 20, 2015)
VCs Jump Start 2015: $107.6M in Two Months!
Spending spree could outpace the record-breaking investment jaunt of 2014.
(February 28, 2015)
3D Robotics Raises $50M in Series C Round led by Qualcomm Ventures
RBR50 company 3D Robotics has raised $50 million in Series C funding, led by Qualcomm Ventures. 3D Robotics will use the funding for product development, as it will start including technology from Qualcomm Technologies in its drones.
(February 26, 2015)
Forecast: Advanced Industrial Robots to Power New Wave of Productivity
Global robotics installations to increase at a compound annual rate of approximately ten percent.
(February 22, 2015)
Ekso Selected to Participate in Warrior Web Task B
Task B's desired end product is to be a soft, lightweight undersuit (like a SCUBA wetsuit).
(February 21, 2015)
VC Drone Deals Up from 10 to 29 in One Year
Top five drone companies admired most by VCs.
(February 18, 2015)