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Agritechnique UGEVs Adapt to Emergency Situations
The patent-pending unmanned ground engineering vehicle (UGEV) comes in four versions. Read more.
Fukushima has raised awareness about the need for robots, and the Japanese are moving fast in building emergency response robots. View Fukushima: Japan Becoming Leader in Disaster Robots?


Emergency Response News
Google Parent Alphabet Demoes New Biped Robot
Possibly named 'Rob870,' the robot shows Google's continued interest in humanoid designs.

Humanoid Shows Iran’s Potential for Robotics
Surena III is slow yet increasingly agile, but sanctions could affect Iran's place in the global robotics market.

Toshiba Wields Robot Arms in Delicate Fukushima Fuel Job
Toshiba's submersible system will remove radioactive rods, while Kurion works on water cleanup.

Rugged, Multi-purpose UGEV: Toolbox on Treads
Transforms itself into four different vehicle modes to meet a wide range of crisis needs

Kurion Acquires Oxford Technologies for Reactor Robots
Both companies have experience handling hazardous materials and are helping at Fukushima.

Drone Startups Benefit From Investor Tailwinds
Commercial drones, collision-avoidance systems, and Chinese commercial drones get funding.

Agritechnique UGEVs Adapt to Emergency Situations
The patent-pending unmanned ground engineering vehicle (UGEV) comes in four versions.

CyPhy Works Takes to Skies Over Japan, the U.S.
Company gets FAA exemption, pursues government, commercial, and consumer markets.

Robotics Startups Need Space to Grow, Says MassRobotics Chief
Organization is just one of several in New England working to incubate the local robotics industry.

Drones Fly High Despite Ban in India
Both the public and private sectors find many uses for UAVs, even with security concerns.

In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics
These female researchers, designers, and executives are leading the development and commercialization of robotics technologies.

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.

WPI Wins $570,000 in NSF Grants for Soft Robotics
Two grants focus on manipulation and control over soft robotics.

Robotics—the Indian Way
Mobile robots and saving costs without cutting corners could help 'India Inc.'



Special Focus: Robots and the Law
Robots and the Law

Expert insight on the ethical and legal issues affecting robot regulations globally.


Starship Goes the Last Mile for Deliveries

Get Ahead of Commercial Drone Rules

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
More in 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.


How Patents Die: Expiring 3D Printing Patents

Autonomous Marine Systems Raises Seed Funding

3D Printing Begins to Come of Age…Finally!
More in 3D Printing



Robotics Takeways From CES 2016

Chinese Firms Invest $20M in Israeli Robotics R&D

RoboBusiness Europe Is Reborn in Denmark

In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?