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Saab Develops Underwater Anti-IED Robot – Sea Wasp

Defense and security company Saab showed off its remotely operated vehicle (ROV), Sea Wasp, at the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland.  Sea...

Intel CEO To Lead FAA Drone Advisory Council

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is establishing a broad-based advisory committee that will provide advice on key unmanned aircraft integration issues. The drone advisory committee is...

Stanford researchers build diver robot

Researchers at Stanford University have built a humanoid robot that can function underwater. Named 'OceanOne', the robot was conceived and built from the ground...

CMU Spinoff Medrobotics Gets FDA Clearance For Surgical Robots

Medrobotics, a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company, has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Flex Robotic System,...

Gamma 2 Robotics Raises $3.5M Series A Round

Commercial security robot company Gamma 2 Robotics has closed a $3.5 million Series A financing round. The investment was led by Foxlink Group, a...

Clearpath Robotics Raises $14M Funding Round

Clearpath Robotics, a company  born out of a University of Waterloo robotics team and officially launched in 2009, that builds rugged all-terrain mobile robots, has...

Fetch Robotics Raises $3M

Fetch Robotics, a company building robots for the logistics industry, has raised $3 million in Series A financing from O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Shasta...

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DARPA Robotics Challenge Awarding $3.5M Prize Purse With Atlas Upgrade

A total of $3.5 million in prizes will now be awarded to the top three finishers in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)...

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...