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FIRST Appoints Former Cognizant CIO Digital Entertainment Head

FIRST, the non-profit robotics organization started by Segway founder Dean Kamen, has appointed Mark Greenlaw as vice president of Digital Engagement. Prior to joining FIRST, Mr. Greenlaw...

3M, Google, United Technologies Sponsoring FIRST Robotics

3M, Google and United Technologies has joined FIRST as strategic partners. Strategic Partners of FIRST provide financial contributions, as well as in-kind donations, and employee volunteerism and mentoring. You can find a list of all FIRST strategic partners here.

Mouser, TE Connectivity, Altera To Sponsor FIRST Championship

Mouser Electronics will be sponsoring the 2014 FIRST Championship, set for April 23-26 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, along with TE Connectivity and Altera.

Google Buys Titan Aerospace

Google has acquired Titan Aerospace, a company that makes solar-powered drones. All employees of the company, based in New Mexico, are expected to join the Search giant.

NASA Awards Robotics Contract Worth $49.7M

NASA has selected MacLean Engineering & Applied Technologies of Houston to provide simulation model development for organizations at the agency's Johnson Space Center, also...

Honda To Introduce New Version Of Asimo Humanoid Robot

Honda is all set to introduce a newer version of its humanoid robot Asimo on April 15. The new version of Asimo — which...

Orbotix Unveils Sphero 2B

Orbotix unveiled a new addition to the Sphero family of connected toys. Unlike Sphero, which was a robotic sphere, Sphero 2B is a robotic...

2014 FIRST Robotics Competition Season Kicks Off

The 2014 FIRST Robotics Competition season was launched by founder Dean Kamen on Saturday, with the kickoff of a new robotics game called Aerial...

Google Buys Robotics Company Boston Dynamics

Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, a company that makes robots that can walk, run, and is capable of maintaining balance on different terrain. The...

US Navy Launches Unmanned Aerial System From Submarine

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) launched an all-electric, fuel cell-powered, unmanned aerial system (UAS) from a submerged submarine. The submerged launch of a remotely...

Prioria Robotics Receives $4.5M Army Contract

Prioria Robotics, developers of tactical Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) has been awarded several contracts totaling $4.5 million by the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force. Maveric UAS is a single-person operable and portable aircraft.

Robots To Open Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Robots will be will be opening the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 28, 2013 in New York City. Every year, this Emmy...

Bluefin Robotics Buys SeeByte

Bluefin Robotics, a provider of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) owned by Battelle, has acquired SeeByte, a provider of autonomous platform software, headquartered in Scotland. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Intel Unveils The Arduino-Compatible Galileo Board

Intel has unveiled the Galileo board, the company's first product in a new family of Arduino-compatible development boards. Intel Galileo will be available by the...

Carnegie Mellon Startup Will Loan 1,000 Robots To Students

BirdBrain Technologies, a Pittsburgh startup that commercializes projects developed by Carnegie Mellon University's Create Lab, will loan 1,000 robots to school districts and educational...