Drones Fly High Despite Ban in India
Both the public and private sectors find many uses for UAVs, even with security concerns.
Soft Robots Get a Grip on Fruit Picking
Cambridge Consultants refines agricultural automation; RightHand raises $3.32M for grasping robots.
UPS Helps Raise $22M for CyPhy Works Drones
Strategic partners say deliveries would be for humanitarian purposes, but research could rival Amazon plans.
Five Things We Learned at RoboBusiness 2015
Annual robotics convention showed the state of the art across tech and industry.
Five Ways for Robotics to Save California
Technology can't solve all of the state's problems, but robotics and AI are addressing the most pressing ones.
Japan’s Spread Co. Builds the Biggest Automated Lettuce Farm
Indoor and robotic agriculture starts to scale up production for a hungry world.
Industrial Automation Acquisitions Show Bullish Market
U.S. sales this year enjoy uptick as global market for manufacturing robotics is expected to double.
Apple Orchards Ripe for this Robot Picker
Labor scarcity and 12 billion apples needing harvesting annually
Autonomous Solutions Grows Despite Mineral Price Slide
Safety and productivity help vehicle automation provider ASI grow as mining firms delve deeper for value.
Labor Shortages Prompt Strawberry Picking Automation
Prototype automated harvesters are being tested in Florida and California.
Spanish Cluster Tries to Lower Precision Farming Costs
FEMAC works to make agricultural automation affordable, valuable to farmers.
Meet Me in Milan: RoboBusiness Europe 2015
Horizon 2020 controversy reflects uncertainty over EU robotics support.
Clearpath Gets Funds for Materials Handling
Automated vehicle maker expands onto the factory floor.
GuardBot Rolls From Martian Plans to Sentry Duty
Spherical robots are no longer science fiction, but adoption yet to be seen.
Australian Efforts to Hone Robotic Vision Get Government Support
Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology are helping robots to pick peppers more precisely.