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Transportation Resource Center
Volvo Opens $70M AstaZero Test Site for Self-Driving Cars
AstaZero will enable testing of autonomous vehicles in an adaptive environment. Read more.
Seafaring in 2025 will have captains using heads-up displays that turn the ship's bridge into an augmented reality command system. View Autonomous Ships: Inside the Unmanned Bridge of the Future

Transportation News
U.K. Robotics and Employment—What Does the Future Hold?
Job fears echo in the British media, but some studies come to contradictory conclusions.

Toyota to Spend $1B on Robotics, AI Research
Automaker strives to take the lead in university research, self-driving cars, and service robotics.

Apple Acquisitions Help It Catch Up in AI Race
Smartphone firm looks past Siri to image recognition and cars, as Google and others pursue parallel research.

3D Printing to Aid Next Land-speed Record?
Needing to minimize weight while maximizing strength, auto racing turns to 3D printing for help

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.

Uber Gives CMU $5.5M to Rebuild Self-Driving Research
Is money for a faculty chair and three grad students enough to maintain Pittsburgh pipeline for robotics experts?

Omron to Acquire Adept Technology for $200M
Japan-based sensing and control company adds U.S. industrial robotics business to its manufacturing portfolio.

German Robotics Research Targets New Horizons
Research and development efforts are leading German robotics in fresh directions.

Toyota Spends $50M on AI Cars, Hires DARPA Lead
Japanese automaker spreads driver-assist research funding between MIT, Stanford.

Singapore Builds on Robotics Innovation
Asia's financial center plans for a bright future in robotics.

Vecna Cares About Robotics Standards, Absorbs VGo
CTO Daniel Theobald chats about easing robotics integration, human-friendly uses, and telepresence potential.

Carbon3D Gets $100M from Google Ventures
Google and Ford are interested in Continuous Liquid Interface Production, which is faster than other 3D printing methods.

Spanish Researchers Develop Aerial Robots for Manufacturing
The ARCOW project involves drones that operate in the restricted airspace of aircraft factories.

Bubble Wrap Maker Buys Packaging Company
Sealed Air purchase of B+ Equipment to serve fast-paced e-commerce market; Clearpath expands into the U.S.

Russian Military Unveils T-14 Armata Semi-Autonomous Tank
Could robotic tanks encourage an arms race, and are Russia's capabilities competitive?

Special Focus: 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.

Can the U.K. Hasten Adoption of 3D Production?

3D Printing Adds Advanced Polymers for Demanding Apps

3D Printing: Inside Look at Software and IP Plays
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