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Honda to Show Documentary at Sundance Film Festival

Honda announced it will unveil "Living With Robots," a short documentary film, at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Jan. 22, followed by a live 10-minute demonstration of its humanoid robot, ASIMO. The documentary is actually the sixth film release in...

FANUC Expands Assembly Robot Line

FANUC Robotics America, Inc., has introduced a new robot for assembly, small part handling and picking applications.   According to FANUC Robotics, the M-3iA robot is a larger version of the company's previously introduced M-1iA robot. Available in a four-...

iRobot Sets Consumer Robotics Milestone

Bedford, Mass.-based iRobot Corp. announced that it has achieved an industry milestone in the home robot market, saying it has sold over five million home robots since launching the iRobot Roomba vacuum cleaning robot in 2002. iRobot chairman and CEO...

AirStar, Altitude to Supply UAVs, Services for Mining Industry

Vancouver, Canada-based Altitude, Inc., has announced the development of 3D analysis software for geological surveys that has been written for Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) that provide an enhanced detail of stratification, faults and rock...

Boeing Says Increment 1 to Enter Production

Boeing recently announced that Increment 1 of the U.S. Army's Brigade Combat Team Modernization program was approved to begin Low-Rate Initial Production early in 2010 as a result of the Milestone C production review by the Defense Acquisition Board (DAB)....

Boeing Demos Unmanned Systems for US Army PSYOP Missions

Boeing announced the completion of a demonstration for the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) that integrated both air and ground unmanned systems to perform psychological operations (PSYOP) wartime missions for combatant commands. The demonstration featured the Schiebel S-100 Unmanned Aerial...

Golly Gee! Neato Launches New Robot Vacuum

A Silicon Valley startup named Neato Robotics has introduced a new home robot vacuum cleaner. The Neato XV-11 all-floor vacuum system offers so-called Room Positioning System (RPS) Technology, a solution that uses laser vision to map a home's entire floor...

CyPhy Works Wins Research Grant to Develop UAV for Bridge Inspection

A company that was founded by a co-founder of iRobot has reportedly been granted a $2.4 million research award from the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology.   NIST announced up to $71 million in funding through...

From Bayonne (Sort Of) To Baiona... Underwater

Teledyne Webb Research hailed the historic completion of the first transatlantic crossing of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), a Slocum glider manufactured by the company.   Rutgers University professors Drs. Scott Glenn, Oscar Schofield, and Josh Kohut, in concert with...

Australian Air Force Leases Israeli UAVs

Israel Aerospace Industries has delivered an order of Heron unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), the Jerusalem Post reports.   The aircraft will be deployed as part of the RAAF's efforts in Afghanistan.   According...

Air Force Confirms Stealth UAV

According to a Fox News report, the U.S. Air Force has acknowledged that it is developing and testing a new, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).     The stealth UAV will primarily be used for military reconnaissance and surveillance missions.  ...

Aviation Week: Army UAV in Live Fire Tests

Aviation Week is reporting on a series of weapons clearance tests that the U.S. Army is conducting in order to prepare an unmanned aerial vehicle for use in the Afghanistan theater of operations. Destined for service with quick reaction capability units...

Titan Medical in Robot Surgery Pact with CAE Healthcare

Ontario, Canada-based Titan Medical, Inc., has signed an agreement with CAE Healthcare for various services related to the development of Titan's Amadeus clinical-grade robotic surgery platform. Amadeus is a next-generation quad-armed robotic surgical system, designed to enable surgeons to remotely...

NASA Awards Contracts to Study Lunar Excavation Robots

NASA recently selected Astrobotic Technology and Carnegie Mellon University for a pair of contracts to study Moon excavation robots and methods to simulate lunar gravity on Earth.                     The goal of this research is to be able to deploy excavating robots on...

iRobot Hopes to SPARK Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Education

iRobot has been at the forefront of several robotics movements, namely military robotics, with their PackBot line of mechanical warriors, and consumer robotics with their Roomba vacuums, Verro pool cleaning systems, and Looj gutter cleaning robots. Today the Bedford, Mass.-based company...

UAV Maker Sanswire Receives Funding Commitment

According to a company news release, Sanswire Corporation has received a funding commitment arranged by satellite tracking provider, Global Telesat Corp. (GTC), for $800,000 to be utilized for the completion of Sanswire-TAO's first commercial, multi-day endurance, lighter-than-air UAV, the STS-111.                                Sanswire...

Navy Team Sets Endurance Record for UAV Fuel Cell Flight

The Naval Research Laboratory's Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 26 hours and 1 minute carrying a five-pound payload, setting an unofficial flight endurance record for a fuel-cell powered flight, according to a press...

Scientists Move Ahead With Bionics Research

Scientists in Rome have apparently successfully linked a robotic arm to a car crash victim who lost his forearm, allowing the victim to feel sensations and to control the limb using his thoughts. According to an Associated Press report, 26-year-old Pierpaolo...

Boeing MATRIX Laser Systems Destroy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Tests

Ok, so it's not exactly sharks with laser beams on their heads, but I think it's pretty cool nonetheless, and much more practical.   It was announced this week that back in May, the Integrated Defense Systems division of Boeing...

U.S. Tests Solar-Powered HALE UAS at Naval Air Warfare Center

QinetiQ recently announced that the company's solar-powered Zephyr High-Altitude Long-Endurance unmanned aerial system (HALE UAS) has recently resumed flight testing and payload evaluations in Yuma, Arizona, when a joint U.S./U.K. Zephyr team undertook the first operation of the system with...

Air Force Awards $302.9 Million UAS Contract to Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corporation has won a $302.9 million fixed price incentive fee contract to produce and deliver five RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to the United States Air Force in a contract that runs through...

Applied Robotics Announces New Diagnostic Module

A new diagnostic module from Applied Robotics is designed to provide communication between simple industrial devices, such as sensors and actuators, and higher-level devices such as robots, programmable controllers, and computers.   The Applied Robotics SmartComm communications module offers support...

GeckoSystems CareBot in Home Trials

GeckoSystems this week announced limited in home evaluation trials for their fully autonomous personal companion home care robot, the CareBot.   The CareBot is an "assistive care home appliance," a personal companion that features telepresence capabilities. The first recipient of...

New Zealand Robot Researchers Seek Input From Elderly

When it came to developing robotic healthcare assistants for New Zealand's elderly population, researchers at The University of Auckland saw fit to include that demographic in a study to gauge the attitude of those who would be on the receiving...

Boeing to Develop Weapons for UAVs

Boeing announced the company had received a $500,000 U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory contract for the first phase of a program to demonstrate miniature weapon technology for use on unmanned airborne vehicles (UAV).   "UAVs are increasingly called upon to...