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Starship Robot Delivers Groceries [VIDEO]

A while back Microsoft bought out Skype for an astounding $8.5 Billion. Ever wonder what the founders of Skype are doing with all that money? They figuring out to use Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) to deliver groceries. Seriously. Skype co-founders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis have built a small delivery UGV, and slapped it with the glorious label “Starship.” It […]

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Six Best Robots at IROS 2015 [VIDEO]

Recently, the 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) took place in Hamburg, Germany. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) posted a video of the most interesting unmanned systems at the show (see below). In the video, most robots had recognizable human-like characteristics. This is not inevitable; some unmanned systems, […]

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Israeli Unmanned Developers are FAST

The article below, originally published in Strategy Page, details the development, deployment, and sale of the Israeli-made Micro Tactical Ground Robots (MTGR). It illustrates several key reasons why tiny Israel is a giant in the unmanned world: Close cooperation between military and civilian institutions. During the 2014 war with Hamas, the military authorities identified a […]


There Are No Robot Surgeons

Recently, I sat down to talk with Daniel Naftalovich, who is a PhD candidate in robotics engineering & control systems at California Institute of Technology. Simultaneously, he is pursuing a medical degree from the University of Southern California (he claims he has time to sleep, but somehow I doubt it). As may be expected, he […]


AMREL & Canvas Offer Android Enterprise Cloud Solutions

AMREL and Canvas, a cloud-based software service and mobile app platform that transforms how companies collect and use business information, announce a new partnership. They will provide Android­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ enterprise solutions for the industrial market, including evaluations, inspections, data collection, reporting, dispatching, and estimation. “Android platforms are wildly underutilized for enterprise applications, and we are going […]

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