Drone Provider Sky-Futures Gets a Round of $3.9M
The U.K.-based company has received the largest investment in Europe so far for drone technology, while the FAA comes under pressure from Congress.
(May 15, 2015)
Corindus Vascular Robotics Files for an IPO
Corindus Vascular Robotics, which makes robots to aid in cardiac stent placement, had sales of $3 million last year and has filed for a public offering.
(May 13, 2015)
Beneath the Robot Boom in Southeast Asia
Big plans afoot that may well set the tone for the ASEAN’s emergence as a massive single market and producer well into the next half century.
(May 10, 2015)
Accel Invests $75M in DJI, Now Valued at $8B
Consumer drone leader DJI has received investments intended to aid development of industrial applications.
(May 07, 2015)
$4.1M Bet on SkyWard to Tame Wild Blue Yonder for Drones
No one wants a Wild West free-for-all in the skies over every major city.
(April 30, 2015)
Meet Me in Milan: RoboBusiness Europe 2015
At this year's conference, your intrepid reporter hopes to learn about current challenges and successes of the European robotics industry.
(April 24, 2015)
MassRobotics Seeks to Build Industry Standards
Daniel Theobald, CTO of Vecna Technologies, discusses his hopes for MassRobotics to help the entire industry.
(April 23, 2015)
Clearpath Gets Funds for Materials Handling
Clearpath Robotics has raised $11.2 million to hire developers and reach into manufacturing.
(April 21, 2015)
Rethink Welcomes New Money, New Investors & New Robot
With the exception of 2011, Rethink Robotics has received millions in JV investments every year since its founding in 2008.
(April 16, 2015)
Swiss Team Develops Self-Stabilizing Drones
The University of Zurich and SenseFly have designed a system for drone self-stabilization without GPS.
(April 15, 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)
It’s All in the “Tether” as Motorola Invests in CyPhy Works
The "micro-filament tether" is used for both power and for communications.
(March 29, 2015)