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NASA Global Hawk Soars Over the Pacific

 NASA announced earlier this month that the agency's unmanned Global Hawk aircraft, developed by Northrop Grumman, completed a series of four science flights over the Pacific Ocean back in April as part of the Global Hawk Pacific (GloPac) mission, a...

Boeing in UAV Control Deal for U.S. Air Force

Boeing recently announced a three-year, $9.8 million US Air Force Research Lab contract to develop and demonstrate technologies designed to enable multiple small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to coordinate with each other and a manned airborne control station to more...

Adept to Acquire MobileRobots

 Adept Technology, Inc. , announced a deal to acquire New Hampshire-based, privately held MobileRobots Inc., a company that designs and develops autonomous robot and automated guided vehicle (AGV) technologies. According to an official press release, the terms of the acquisition involve...

Wind River Chosen for Radioactive Cleanup Robots

Wind River announced that VxWorks is the choice of the France-based Group of Robotic Intervention on Accidents (INTRA) for its new family of radioactive cleanup robots. The robots are equipped with cameras and radioactivity sensors, and are designed to assess and...

DARPA Loses Hypersonic Bird

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is deploying its engineers to solve the riddle of why its Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 (HTV-2) stopped sending data just nine minutes into its mission. According to the Agency, the Minotaur Lite launch...

ISS: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

 NASA is making plans to send their Robonaut (or R2) robotic assistant to the International Space Station where it will become a permanent fixture, in preparation for eventually working alongside humans be it in space-based research activity or back on...

Evolution Robotics Gathers Mint Marketing Team

Pasadena, CA-based Evolution Robotics, Inc., makers of the Mint robotic floor cleaner, announced the addition of a new team of former top executives from Dirt Devil to help bring the device to market.  The new sales and marketing team consists of...

BattleBots Documentary: Support a Robotics Filmmaker

I recently received a note from Joey Daoud, a documentary film maker who's working on a project focusing on high school BattleBots. He's been following multiple high school robotics teams in South Florida for his project "Bots High" since last...

Kratos Lands Task Order to Support UAV Predator/Reaper Acquisition

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, announced the receipt of a task award to its Huntsville, Alabama-based Madison Research Division for work related to the acquisition of the Predator and Raptor unmanned aerial vehicles. The value of award is in excess...

Boeing's Phantom Eye Propulsion System Passes Key Testing Phase

Phantom Eye is not the next installment in the James Bond movie franchise. But that doesn't mean it's any less exciting. It's Boeing's first unmanned, liquid-hydrogen powered, high altitude long endurance (HALE) aircraft, which will feature a 150-foot wingspan and be...

KaZaK to Supply Technology for Boeing UAV Weapons Project

Woburn, MA-based KaZaK Composites, Inc., a provider of high value-added composite engineering and design, announced that they are a key supplier to Boeing Integrated Defense Systems for the first phase of a program to demonstrate miniature weapon technology for use...

Northrop Global Hawk Makes Historic Flight

 Northrop Grumman  achieved yet another milestone when its RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) completed a four-hour, round-trip mission, taking off from its Palmdale, CA-based manufacturing facility, reaching cruising altitudes of over 58,000 feet, and safely returning to land...

BOURBON and Schilling Hail New ROVs

 Bourbon Subsea Services and Schilling Robotics have announced a new generation of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) designed for submarine Inspection, Maintenance and Repair of offshore fields. The HD ROV is well suited both for precision work and for handling loads up...

i.v.Station Outduels RIVA Sterile Compounding Robot

TMCnet's Susan Campbell reported last week that Health Robotics' i.v.Station won out in head-to-head tests against RIVA. The contest comprised the public evaluation of video speed tests between i.v.STATION and RIVA sterile compounding robots, based on each company's public video testimonials...

IAI Heron Officially Joins Israel's Air Force

Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Heron TP, also known as the "Eitan", officially entered service into the Israel Air Force (IAF) in a ceremony attended by senior officials of the IAF, Israel Ministry of Defense, and IAI....

Tactile Skin Allows Robots to Feel

The most advanced robotic devices being developed these days feature more than just the latest in positioning or vision technology, they also increasingly offer a tactile "skin" that allows them to feel - essentially giving these devices a sense of...

JCPenney Teams with FIRST to Enhance Educational Opportunities

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. announced it will expand its support of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) by sponsoring 60 high school teams nationwide as they compete in regional FRC events. FIRST identifies...

Fire Scout Tests Autonomous Resupply Mission

 Northrop Grumman  has successfully demonstrated the ability of its Fire Scout unmanned aerial system to resupply combat troops deployed to forward positions. The company announced that the MQ-8B Vertical Unmanned Aerial System (VUAS) can resupply troops during the Army Expeditionary Warrior...

iRobot Ships 3,000+ PackBot Tactical Mobile Robots

 iRobot Corp., which today announced positive financial results has delivered over 3,000 PackBot tactical mobile robots since their introduction in 2002. PackBot is designed to allow soldiers and public safety workers to insert themselves into dangerous situations and investigate suspicious...

iRobot Announces Positive Results

iRobot reported strong Q4 and full-year 2009 numbers. Company chairman and CEO Colin Angle declared, "We delivered record quarterly revenue of more than $100 million in the fourth quarter and full-year revenue of nearly $300 million. Earnings per share and adjusted...

Group Predicts Worldwide UAV Market Will Surpass $80 Billion

A recent market research report from the Teal Group estimates that UAV spending will more than double over the next decade from current worldwide UAV expenditures of $4.9 billion annually to $11.5 billion, totaling just over $80 billion in the...

CoroWare Unveils Upgraded Features

Redmond, Washington-based CoroWare Technologies announced an upgraded suite of standard features and options for the CoroBot, a mobile robot designed to minimize the complexity of robotics development. The new features were developed with researchers and developers of robotic applications such as...

Industry, Academia Team Up for National Robotics Week

April 10-18, 2010 will welcome the first annual National Robotics Week. According to a press release announcing the weeklong celebration, the effort is aimed at "recognizing robotics technology as a pillar of 21st century American innovation, highlighting its growing importance...

Schilling Robotics Nets Orders for Two ROVs

Davis, California-based Schilling Robotics, announced it has received an order for two of its next-generation Heavy-Duty (HD) Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs). The two vehicles are expected to be delivered to the customer in August and October. The vehicle(s) will be used...

It's Good to be Back

The Robotics blog was on a slight hiatus this month, but at least we got to see the world, or at least that part of the world known as Prague, Czech Republic. Here are a couple of snapshots showing us...