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Arizona Researchers to Develop Autonomous Robots

A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is working under a five-year, $3 million grant to develop a self-learning robot that does not rely on extensive programming. Essentially, the goal of this research is to develop robots that...

Hansen Medical to Trial Robotic Catheter System

Hansen Medical, Inc., announced plans to commence a clinical trial to evaluate its flexible catheter Sensei X Robotic System in patients with ventricular tachycardia. Ventricular tachycardia, or VT, is an abnormal rapid heartbeat, which can be life-threatening because it may...

iRobot Unveils New Seaglider Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

Massachusetts-based iRobot Corp. announced a newly configured Seaglider UUV at the Oceans ’11 conference. The redesigned Seaglider UUV (unmanned underwater vehicle) now features significantly increased volume and mass payload capabilities. By doubling the payload mass to four kilograms and increasing...

Liquid Robotics Challenges Global Scientific Community

Liquid Robotics announced its Pacific Crossing (PacX) Challenge is now open to scientists around the world. During the PacX Challenge, four of the company’s Wave Gliders marine robots will launch off the coast of Northern California and attempt to travel...

LiveData, Titan Medical Ink Six-Year Pact

Toronto, Ontario-based Titan Medical Inc. has signed a six-year development and licensing agreement with Cambridge, MA-based LiveData, Inc. Live Data is a developer of real-time data integration and display technology. Under the terms of the agreement, Titan Medical will have...

Liquid Robotics Welcomes NASA, Google Vet Lu

Liquid Robotics, Inc., developer of the wave-powered Wave Glider marine robot, has announced that Edward (Ed) T. Lu, has joined the company as chief of innovative applications. Lu, whose resume lists positions at Google and NASA, will be tasked with...

iRobot Announces Lightweight Throwable Robot

Bedford, MA-based iRobot has announced a pre-production prototype of an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), the iRobot 110 FirstLook. Designed to assist its operator with observation and investigation of confined spaces, the rugged “throwable” robot features four built-in cameras, two-way...

Senator Pumps STEM Education Grant Program

With the goal of increasing the number of students graduating universities with degrees in engineering, a United States senator has proposed an initiative designed to increase US high school students’ access to advanced math and science courses.                     Democratic senator Jeanne...

Monirobo Arrives at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Earlier today, TMCnet’s Ed Silverstein asked why there were no robots taking part in the dramatic attempts to regain control of the situation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Well according to the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun (hat tip to...

Health Robotics Completes R&D of New Cancer Therapy Robot

Health Robotics, a manufacturer of intravenous medication robots has announced that it has completed research, development and factory testing of its next-generation Cancer Therapy Robot, i.v.STATION ONCO. Health Robotics plans to unveil its new robot at the European Association of...

APlus Mobile Gets Navy R&D Nod

APlus Mobile, Inc., announced it has been awarded a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with SPAWAR, the R&D division of the Navy. This is the second such agreement for APlus Mobile. At the heart of the accord is the...

Teal Group Study Highlights UAV Growth

Just released integrated market research from the Teal Group, tells us that Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have been the most dynamic growth sector of the world aerospace industry this decade. According to Teal Group’s 2011 study UAV spending is estimated...

Discovery Set to Carry Robonaut 2 to ISS

As we reported in April, Robonaut 2 is headed to the International Space Station (ISS). The NASA and General Motors (GM)-designed humanoid robot is packed and ready for the scheduled November 1 launch aboard the space shuttle Discovery. Robonaut 2 weighs...

iRobot Receives a Pair of Contracts from the U.S. Navy

Bedford, MA-based iRobot Corp. announced this week that it had received two contracts from the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) at NASA's Stennis Space Center, in southern Mississippi, related to its iRobot Seaglider Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV). The first contract, valued at...

All Robotic Surgical Team Operates on Prostate Cancer Patient

Better McSleepy than McSneezy or McDopey, no? The Montreal Gazette is reporting that doctors have successfully operated on a prostate cancer patient using two separate medical robotic solutions at once. Medical practitioners at Montreal General Hospital used the da Vinci surgical...

Aerosonde UAV Tested With Heavy Fuel Engine

AAI Corporation has successfully demonstrated its Aerosonde Mark 4.7 small unmanned aircraft system (SUAS) with a heavy fuel engine (HFE) at Fort Pickett in Virginia. AAI is a unit of Textron Systems. According to Stephen Flach, Division Vice President, Small Unmanned...

Accuray Lands at 113 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500

Accuray, Inc., announced today that it received a ranking of number 113 on Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Accuray is the company that...

Toyota Developing Robot Assist Technology for Stroke Victims

A recent Japan Times article describes how Toyota Motor Corp. and Fujita Health University are working together to develop a robot that may one day help stroke victims paralyzed on one side of their bodies to walk again. According to the article: People with...

Piranha Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) Hits The Waves

Zyvex Technologies announced that its Piranha USV, or unmanned surface vessel, has started a series of sea trials. The Piranha USV has a length of 54 feet and weighs less than 9,000 lbs. With a normal cruise speed of 25...

Boeing Wins DARPA Development Contract

Boeing Defense, Space & Security recently signed an agreement with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and fly the SolarEagle unmanned aircraft for the Vulture II demonstration program. Under the terms of the $89 million contract,...

Evolution Robotics Announces Mint Retail Partners

Evolution Robotics, Inc., announced that the Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner is now available for purchase through select retail partners and online channels. This inaugural set of retailers includes such familiar names as Amazon.com, Frontgate, Hammacher Schlemmer, Home Shopping Network, RobotShop.com...

Schilling Robotics, DOF Subsea in ROV Deal

Schilling Robotics announced an order for two new 200hp UHD ROV systems from specialist subsea service company DOF Subsea. DOF Subsea is a specialist subsea service business that provides subsea construction, survey and inspection, repair and maintenance services.   The...

Corindus Announces Results of Medical Device Study

Corindus Vascular Robotics announced the results of the first clinical study of the CorPath 200 System. The CorPath 200 is a medical device that offers interventional cardiologists complete PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) procedure control from an interventional cockpit. The trial -...

iRobot in Deal to Provide 125 PackBots

 iRobot Corp.  has announced a $20.3 million order from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). The deal calls for iRobot to deliver 125 PackBot Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) robots, as well as spare parts. The company will also provide repairs...

Schilling Nets Two More UHD ROV Orders

Schilling Robotics announced a new order for two UltraHeavy-Duty (UHD) Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV), placed by the Australian subsea firm TS Marine. The systems are scheduled for delivery in the summer of 2010. The UHD ROVs are able to operate at...