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30+2 research reports forecast significant growth for robot industry

Press releases for this batch of 30 research reports all agree that most segments of the robotics industry are expected to grow at a double-digit pace at least through 2022. Although these reports vary widely in their forecasts – often on the same topic, they all seem to agree that the global robotics industry is growing…

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Report: Robotic platforms could see battlefield use by next year

Armed, unmanned ground robots could see time on the battlefield by next year, according to a BigThink report. Ukrainian military officials said they plan to use the experimental Phantom robotic platform in their conflict against Russian-backed forces next year, and demonstrated the system in action earlier this month, according to the report. The platform, which…

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Endeavor Robotics wins government contract for 75 FirstLook robots

Endeavor Robotics secured a contract with the U.S government for 75 of its FirstLook robots, its third major contract with the government in six weeks. “FirstLook is the most preferred lightweight reconnaissance robot in its class because of how easily and quickly it can be deployed while withstanding the abuse of ground operations,” president Tom…

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US Army and Navy ordered to halt use of DJI drones

The U.S. Army has ordered its members to stop using drones made by Chinese manufacturer SZ DJI Technology because of “cyber vulnerabilities.” The directive applies to all DJI drones and systems that use DJI components or software. It requires service members to “cease all use, uninstall all DJI applications, remove all batteries and storage media and secure equipment…

China’s appetite now focused on artificial intelligence

China has recently announced their long-term goal to become #1 in A.I. by 2030. They plan to grow their A.I. industry to over $22 billion by 2020, $59 billion by 2025 and $150 billion by 2030. They did this same type of long-term strategic planning for robotics – to make it an in-country industry and to transform…

ST Engineering acquires mobile robot maker Aethon for $36 million

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) has acquired Pittsburgh, PA-based robotics firm Aethon Inc through Vision Technologies Land Systems, Inc. (VTLS), and its wholly-owned subsidiary, VT Robotics, Inc, for $36 million. The acquisition will be carried out by way of a merger with VT Robotics, a special newly incorporated entity established for the transaction. The merger will see Aethon as…

Maker Spotlight: Brent Chapman

Meet Brent Chapman, cyber warfare researcher for the US Army and prolific maker.
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