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Super Bowl of robotics makes STEM subjects exciting
(CNN)Forty-thousand fans were chanting, screaming and cheering on their teams. The enthusiastic spectators had painted faces, were donning costumes, and no one was actually sitting in their seats — all were standing to get a better look at the action …
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Students gear up for robotics competitions
To some, the pieces included in a robotics kit, yet to be assembled, are only a jumble of steel rails and gussets, wheels, sprockets, motors and colored wires. But for Leon County students who belong to robotics clubs, like OctoPiRates based at SAIL High …
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The Robotics Revolution
While many are surprised by the existing use of robotics, the pace of change won’t stop. We may have thousands now, but as one three-star U.S. Air Force general noted in my book Wired for War, very soon it will be “tens of thousands.” But the numbers …
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15 Must-See Robotics Startups at RoboBusiness 2016

trend15 Must-See Robotics Startups at RoboBusiness 2016
We like to call it the “Shark Tank” of robotics. Pitchfire takes place tonight at RoboBusiness 2016 at the San Jose Convention Center. Fifteen startups will have two minutes each to pitch their product to a panel of judges and to a packed room of …
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Young Nigerian Robotics Engineer Creates High-Tech Battlebots
Remember the TV show Battlebots? A Nigerian, millennial-aged robotics engineer has launched a high-tech line of battling robots, infused with augmented reality. The robots can be operated via a smartphone. Two people can battle their robots against one …
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Robotics in motion
MSD: What are some of the latest trends in robotics these days, specifically for packaging and pick and place applications? John • QComp: Robots are being applied to many packaging areas that were once completely done by hand. One reason is that robot …
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The Robotics Revolution: The Next Great Leap in Manufacturing

trendThe Robotics Revolution: The Next Great Leap in Manufacturing
Wider robotics adoption will boost manufacturing productivity by up to 30 percent. As a result of higher robotics use, average manufacturing labor costs are projected to be 33 percent lower in South Korea and 18 to 25 percent lower in China, Germany, the …
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Key Trends in Robotics Development
Advances in hardware and software, from new processing paradigms to design and simulation, are changing the robotics landscape. Robots these days come in many shapes and sizes. Tough but nimble industrial robots on manufacturing lines do the heavy lifting …
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Developing America’s Next Leaders Through Robotics
In the world of high profile sports, we think about superstars, big scores, and supersized contracts. From high school through college all the way to the pros, kids dream of being a superstar. It’s less about team, and more often about “me.”
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Latest Robotics News

trendEnergy Storage Provider Launches Drone, Robotics Technologies Contest
Energy storage solutions provider AES Corp. on Nov. 7 launched an open innovation contest targeted at improving the safety and increasing availability of power plants through unmanned inspections in extreme heat. “AES takes our mission of improving lives …
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The Rise Of Robots According To Robotics Pioneer Dr Hiroshi Ishiguro
Anyone who’s read a Philip K. Dick novel, watched the Terminator movies or tuned into Westworld or Humans, knows we’re merely counting down the days till we’re slaves to our new robot overlords. But Osaka University’s Dr Hiroshi Ishiguro is someone …
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Acutronic acquires Spanish robotics tech startup Erle
Erle Robotics, a robotics technology startup company incorporated in Spain’s Basque region, has been acquired by Acutronic Link Robotics, a Swiss company affiliated with the ACUTRONIC Group, specialised in precision motion simulation solutions.
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Latest Robotics News

trendA List of 20 Publicly Traded Robotics Companies
Investing in themes like robotics, 3D printing, synthetic biology, or nanotechnology isn’t easy to do sometimes given that most truly disruptive technologies are in early stages and not so many investing opportunities exist for retail investors.
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Key Trends in Robotics Development
Advances in hardware and software, from new processing paradigms to design and simulation, are changing the robotics landscape. Robots these days come in many shapes and sizes. Tough but nimble industrial robots on manufacturing lines do the heavy lifting …
Read more on Design World Online

National Robotics Initiative invests million in next-generation robotics
(Nanowerk News) These mark the second round of funding awards made through the National Robotics Initiative (NRI) launched with NSF as the lead federal agency just over two years ago as part of President Obama’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Initiative.
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Latest Robotics News

trendSpace Center Houston, NineSigma Announce Launch of NASA Space Robotics Centennial Challenge
Building homes on Mars and interplanetary travel are no longer the stuff of science fiction; the latest achievements in robotics are putting these dreams within our reach. Today, the science and space learning center Space Center Houston, innovation firm …
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Retired Savannah River Site inventor wins national robotics award
Because nuclear material processes aren’t something you want to handle bare-handed or up close and personal, inventors and engineering minds had to create safety systems to operate remotely. For his contributions to the robotics industry, Aiken resident …
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Google Snubs Robotics Rivals, Pentagon
The Pentagon is backing a robot-building contest that it hopes will bolster ties to companies outside its usual supplier base. But when 25 two-legged automatons face off in the finals later this year, the hottest company in the business won’t be there.
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Whirlpool Corporation is Proud to Support FIRST Robotics

trendWhirlpool Corporation is Proud to Support FIRST Robotics
3BL Media is the leading Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability news distribution and content marketing company. Our focus is on issues including sustainability, CSR, energy, education, philanthropy, community, reporting, and other social …
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Robotiq unveils Camera vision system at German robotics trade show
Quebec City’s Robotiq has unveiled Camera, a new vision-guided, pick-and-place solution for Universal Robots, at the Automatica robotics and automation conference in Munich, Germany, with live demonstrations taking place at booth 512, Hall B5. Robotiq …
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Robotic Pharmaceutical Unit Pick Workcell Introduced by Yaskawa Motoman, R/X Automation Solutions and Universal Robotics
The newly introduced RX Unit Pick Workcell is a fully automated robotic pharmacy order fulfillment system capable of handling thousands of different kinds of pre-packaged medicine with 100% verification for mail order delivery direct to customers or to …
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Pearl City High School Robotics Champions receive Honorary Certificate from

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On Wednesday, February 17, the Pearl City High School Robotics Team was presented an Honorary Certificate by Honolulu City Councilman Brandon Elefante in recognition for winning the 2015 Hawaii Electric Companies Hawaii State High School VEX …
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Royal Surrey County Hospital becomes ‘epicentre of robotics‘ with state-of-the
Surgeons from across the world will be heading to the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford to study specialised techniques, after it was named the UK’s first epicentre for training in robotic surgery. The acknowledgement comes after the NHS trust …
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Robotics conference in Phoenix showcases future of medical, military technology
The conference, which gathered a group of robotics industry professionals, scientists and academics, runs through Friday at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix. About 160 attendees listened to experts, explored exhibits and discussed the issues …
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WPI Robotics Team to Train Firefighting Humanoid Robot

trendWPI Robotics Team to Train Firefighting Humanoid Robot
Worcester, Mass. – Feb. 9, 2016 – A Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) professor has received nearly $ 600,000 from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop motion planning algorithms for humanoid robots that are designed to fight fires aboard …
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Rest easy, robots are not taking over world
“AI and Robotics are going to transform the world but not rule the world. It’s our responsibility to make sure that these technologies are applied intelligently and ethically and that’s very different than having robot overlords,” Jacobstein told …
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Zacks: Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc (NASDAQ:CVRS) Given .63 Consensus
Corindus Vascular Robotics logo Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc (NASDAQ:CVRS) has earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts …
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US wants help with what China’s up to with UAS, robotics

trendUS wants help with what China’s up to with UAS, robotics
The U.S.-China relationship is complicated. From military modernization efforts, to aggressive land reclamation in Pacific waters, to being considered one of, if not the top, cyber threat, China has drawn a lot of attention from the United States. And …
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Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Robotics Team
Robot drivers/builders Carlos Thompson, left, a junior, and Sabrina Horton, right, a junior, check their VEX robot after school at the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute’s robotics team, which works in the school’s art room under the direction of art …
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Learn about robotics with this 3D printed Hobby Hand that mimics natural hand
Prosthesis startup Biomechanical Robotics Group (BRG) has followed suit, creating a DIY kit from which users can assemble their own 3D printed prosthetic hand. The Hobby Hand, now the subject of a $ 30,000 Kickstarter campaign, promises easy …
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