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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
Funding Fuels Self-Driving Vehicle Startups
NuTonomy, 5D Robotics, and Savari get cash in race to develop autonomous vehicles.

Apellix Readies Drones for Coatings Industry
Worker Bee system could extend human reach and ensure safety, compliance for structures like utility towers and ship hulls.

Seegrid’s IP Goldmine: Logistics, and Then Some
Evolution from old-line hardware company to developer of 3D vision navigation software changes everything

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

Toyota’s New AI Hire Discusses Research at CES 2016
Carmaker beefs up staff and advisory board, gets Google's James Kuffner for robotic route planning.

Segway Rolls Into Robotics, Sort Of…
Segway will “create a futuristic concept by integrating existing technological proposals.” Huh?

Five Robotics Predictions for 2016
Our robotics future is here, but which areas will benefit most from new technology?

Starship Goes the Last Mile for Deliveries
Are ground-based robots better than aerial drones for package deliveries?

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.



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.


3D Printing Begins to Come of Age…Finally!

Exoskeleton Research Steps Up to Challenges

Robotics Takeways From CES 2016
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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’?