Category: Robotics

iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M

iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M
Consumer robot maker iRobot is to acquire its largest European distributor, Robopolis, in a cash deal worth $141 million. The
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The Envirobot robo-eel slithers along the shore for science

The Envirobot robo-eel slithers along the shore for science
The next time you’re swimming in Lake Geneva, don’t be surprised when you feel something eel-like and yet artificial touch
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Drone registration coming to the UK

Drone registration coming to the UK
The UK government has announced a plan to require drone owners to register their devices. It says the incoming rules
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Helping students transition from the laboratory to robotics startup

Helping students transition from the laboratory to robotics startup
A student at Monday’s TC Sessions: Robotics event in Cambridge asked me “How do I launch a successful startup?” I
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Sami Atiya from ABB says industrial robots will add jobs, not take them away

Sami Atiya from ABB says industrial robots will add jobs, not take them away
In and interview earlier this week at the TechCrunch Robotics Session held on the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA, Sami
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Watch all of the panels from TC Sessions: Robotics right here

Watch all of the panels from TC Sessions: Robotics right here
The robotics industry is at an important crossroads. We were honored to host many of the greatest minds in the
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Anti-drone radio wave startup SkySafe secures $11.5M from Andreessen

Anti-drone radio wave startup SkySafe secures $11.5M from Andreessen
Drones are a threat to both military and public safety, whether flown by a terrorist or just a reckless pilot.
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Here’s what robotics investors say they’re looking for in startup pitches

Here’s what robotics investors say they’re looking for in startup pitches
Robotics investing has taken off in recent years. Though it still represents a small fraction of overall VC spending, related
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Franklin Robotics’ Tertill wins the pitch-off at TC Sessions: Robotics

Franklin Robotics’ Tertill wins the pitch-off at TC Sessions: Robotics
We’re pleased to report that a so-called Roomba for weeds, Franklin Robotics’ Tertill, won the TC Sessions: Robotics pitch-off. Because
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ReWalk Robotics shows off a soft exosuit designed to bring mobility to stroke patients

ReWalk Robotics shows off a soft exosuit designed to bring mobility to stroke patients
ReWalk has been talking up its upcoming “soft exoskeleton” since January. The company finally took the system out for a
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Disney showed us the inner workings of its Avatar robot and it’s just incredible

Disney showed us the inner workings of its Avatar robot and it’s just incredible
Back at the end of May, Disney opened an Avatar-themed area within its Animal Kingdom park. Given that it’s only
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