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Global Robotics Technology Market is Expected to Reach $82.7 Billion, by 2020 - Allied Market Research

The growth of smart technologies like smart phones have fueled the growth of this market. Use of robots have increased across all sectors owing to the increase in labor costs and unavailability of skilled labor. - May 09, 2015 - Allied Market Research

DroneU Test Flight of New 3D Robotics Drone Proves to be Game Changer for Filming Industry

While at NAB 2015 this year, DroneU had the unexpected, yet very exciting opportunity to be the only training site to fly the yet to be released 3D Robotics Solo drone. The solo drone will surely be a game changing tool for production companies, real estate agents and videographers alike. The solo drone becomes first class with 3 points of redundancy on all sensors, producing the safest drone to date. - May 05, 2015 - DroneU

Sesame Smart Lock by Stanford Entrepreneur Becomes Big Hit on Kickstarter

Sesame Smart Lock by Stanford Entrepreneur Becomes Big Hit on Kickstarter

A Stanford master student raised nearly $800,000 dollars after launching his product on Kickstarter. Sesame - the world's first instant smart lock - was introduced on Feb. 25, 2015. - March 31, 2015 - Candy House Inc.

Sesame Smart Lock Replaces the Keys with Smartphone Apps

Sesame Smart Lock Replaces the Keys with Smartphone Apps

CANDY HOUSE Inc. launched a Kickstarter campaign for Sesame - the world's first instant smart lock - on Feb. 25, 2015. Sesame has now raised more than $700,000 in crowdfunding and has more than 4,000 backers. - March 24, 2015 - Candy House Inc.

Amaryllo Readies iSensor HD Patio: The First WebRTC Outdoor Security Camera

Amaryllo Readies iSensor HD Patio: The First WebRTC Outdoor Security Camera

iSensor HD Patio, smaller than your iPhone 6, is the first outdoor security camera employing WebRTC to provide the best video communications. - March 14, 2015 - Amaryllo Inc.

Stanford Student Raised Half Million on Kickstarter

Stanford Student Raised Half Million on Kickstarter

A Stanford student raised more than $500,000 dollars 10 days after his product launch on Kickstarter. Sesame - the world's first instant smart lock - was first introduced on Feb. 25, 2015. - March 10, 2015 - Candy House Inc.

Some Fresh Air in the IoT Domain: VIPER is Live on Kickstarter

Some Fresh Air in the IoT Domain: VIPER is Live on Kickstarter

VIPER (Viper Is Python Embedded in Real-time) is on Kickstarter now. Most of the backers are entrepreneurs, programmers, IoT experts, Python enthusiasts. VIPER is the first design environment for embedded smart devices. It allows product designers quickly develop cross-platform and high level interactive commercial solutions that exploit the capabilities of the Internet of Things (IoT). - March 03, 2015 - TOI Things On Internet

U.S. Military and DoD Leaders to Convene for Unmanned Systems Summit in Alexandria, VA. Topics Include Interoperability, Autonomous Activity, MUM-T, and ISR Capabilities

Defense Strategies Institute will lead over 16 plenary sessions at their 3rd annual DoD Unmanned Systems Summit, March 18-19, 2015 at The Mary M. Gates Learning Center, Alexandria, VA. The Summit allows for military users, civilian, and government personnel across the unmanned systems spectrum to come together to learn about, discuss, and debate current challenges while helping to advance the mission critical needs for the DoD community. - March 02, 2015 - Defense Strategies Institute

AGVs for e-Commerce and Omni-Channel Make ProMat Debut

Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz was recently featured in AutomationMedia.com magazine. Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz, making its North American debut at ProMat 2015 (booth #5521) in Chicago, IL in late March, utilizes goods-to-robotic picking with a focus on automating e-commerce fulfillment centers. Anuj... - March 01, 2015 - Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz LTD.

Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz Makes Case for Low Total Cost of Sale for Bots at ProMat 2015

Until now, the TCO (total cost of sale) to bring AGVs (automated guided vehicles) or BOTS into large DCs (distribution centers) and warehouses was simply too high. That is changing as low-cost entry point BOT solutions by Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz are introduced at ProMat 2015 next month. Hi-Tech... - February 28, 2015 - Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz LTD.

PrecisionHawk and Agri-Trend Partner to Offer First, Full Service Drone and Data Solution to Farmers

Agri-Trend clients will have access to the PrecisionHawk Drone Platform, Sensors and Data Mapping tools with the expectation to fully commercialize, across the US and Canada, in 2016. - February 27, 2015 - PrecisionHawk

General Roofing Developing Drone Technology for Rooftop Safety and Productivity

General Roofing Developing Drone Technology for Rooftop Safety and Productivity

Using Drones (UAV’s) for Roof Repairs Will Save Lives and Increase Productivity - February 26, 2015 - General Roofing Systems

Indian AGV Company Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz Makes Debut at ProMat 2015

Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz was recently featured in AutomationMedia.com magazine. Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz, making its North American debut at ProMat 2015 (booth #5521) in Chicago, IL in late March, utilizes goods-to-robotic picking with a focus on automating e-commerce fulfillment centers. "For... - February 22, 2015 - Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz LTD.

President Obama Visited India; Now India Comes to ProMat 2015

Recently, President Obama and Prime Minister Modi of the Republic of India met and affirmed the strong relationships between India and the United States. Prime Minister Modi said in addressing the media, “Mr. President, we are honored that you accepted our invitation to be the chief guest of... - February 19, 2015 - Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz LTD.

Bastian Solutions Success at WestPack Conference Leads to ProMat 2015 in March

Bastian Solutions exhibited at the WestPack Conference in Anaheim, CA earlier in February. Bastian Solutions’ software group demonstrated Pick-to-light, which is an automated, paperless picking solution for order fulfillment. It also supports wave picking and put-to-light. It is a... - February 19, 2015 - Bastian Solutions

Senior U.S. Military Leaders, OSD, Industry, and Academic Leaders to Convene for 3rd Annual Unmanned Systems Summit in Alexandria, VA

On March 18-19, 2015, Defense Strategies Institute will lead a series of discussions surrounding the near term use of unmanned systems (air,land, and sea) across the U.S. Military Services. The Summit is designed to invoke the nature of a "Town Hall" forum where open debate and dialogue will occur amongst all in attendance. Actionable take-aways for all will drive the Summit. - January 28, 2015 - Defense Strategies Institute

Amaryllo Debuts World’s First WebRTC Home Security Robot at CES 2015

Amaryllo Debuts World’s First WebRTC Home Security Robot at CES 2015

iCamPRO FHD, winner of the 2015 CES Best of Innovation Award, can see, hear, seek, and track intruders 360 degrees even in darkness. - December 28, 2014 - Amaryllo Inc.

The Deconstruction, a 48-Hour Global Game of Problem Solving & Creativity, Returns November 14-16

Second annual event produced locally, with global makers of all ages and abilities. - November 14, 2014 - The Deconstruction

Education Technology Event Brings New Tools and Individualized Learning Opportunities to NYC Parents and Their Children

Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC introduces NYC’s first education technology event aimed at families, 
The NYC Ed Tech Family Day A’Fair on Saturday, November 8th, a one day event–part carnival, part scavenger hunt, part education fair for parents and children that offers a fun-filled opportunity to explore education technologies that support individualized learning and talent development. - October 30, 2014 - Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC [PALNYC]

OAV Air Bearing New Distributor Announcement

OAV Air Bearing New Distributor Announcement

OAV Air Bearing is pleased to announce the addition of I.B. Kracht as Distributor of all of Europe. - October 10, 2014 - OAV Air Bearings

Leasing Options Will Make Service Robots a Reality for SMEs: TechNavio

The Global Service Robot market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.50 percent during the forecast period, say senior analysts. - October 03, 2014 - TechNavio

Seegrid AGVs Easily Installed and Trained

Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), provided a video demonstration of implementation at Giant Eagle Distribution Center. The company reduced labor costs, increased productivity, and improved operation efficiencies. Giant Eagle Distribution Center located... - October 02, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid Management Team Strengthened

Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), continue to strengthen the management team with the addition of Jim Rock as Seegrid’s Chief Executive Officer. Rock oversees performance, product expansion, and global strategy for the organization’s next... - October 01, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid CEO Appointment Featured in Forkliftaction

Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was featured in Forkliftaction.com. Seegrid appointed Jim Rock as its chief executive officer, was Highlighted. Rock was the president of Vocollect Healthcare by Honeywell, a provider of voice recognition software and... - September 28, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid Robotics Company Announces CEO Jim Rock Appointment in Supply Chain Publication

Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was featured in Supply Chain 24/7 magazine. Seegrid announced the appointment of Jim Rock as chief executive officer by Seegrid’s Board of Directors. According to the staff writer for SupplyChain 24/7, prior to... - September 26, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Lean Flexible Manufacturers Value Seegrid AGV Value Proposition

Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), understands the importance of providing a transport solution that will work in this type of environment—and work well as a solution for lean and flexible manufacturing. Vision-guided automated guided vehicles are... - September 25, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid Robotics Company Appoints New CEO Jim Rock in Industrial Machinery Digest

Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was featured in Industrial Machinery Digest. Seegrid announced the appointment of Jim Rock as chief executive officer by Seegrid’s Board of Directors. According to the staff writer for Industrial Machinery... - September 24, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid AGVs Flexible Automation Profiled in Modern Materials Handling

Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was profiled in Modern Materials Handling magazine. According to Josh Bond, Modern Materials Handling Associate Editor, “As software interfaces and vehicle components improve, users of automatic guided vehicles... - September 20, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

The Rise of the Machine World: Robotics in Our Homes, Schools and Cities

Robotics are infiltrating our lives to provide more energy efficient homes, more advanced search and rescue missions and additional education sources in schools. As we enter further into a machine world, how can we ensure robots are integrated well into society? - September 18, 2014 - RE.WORK

Modern Materials Handling Announced Seegrid Robotics New CEO Jim Rock

Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was featured in Modern Materials Handling magazine. Seegrid announced the appointment of Jim Rock as chief executive officer by Seegrid’s Board of Directors. According to the staff writer for Modern Materials... - September 17, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid AGVs Vision Technology in Automotive Industry Highlighted in Automotive Logistics Magazine

Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic vision-guided automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was profiled in Automotive Logistics magazine. The article, authored by Andrew Williams, was titled, “Guided by Choice.” Tim Chiocchio, lean project manager at Seegrid, noted that the... - September 14, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid and DMLogic Partnership Profiled in Food Logistics

Seegrid and DMLogic Partnership Profiled in Food Logistics - September 12, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid Robotics Company Announced the Appointment of Jim Rock as CEO

Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), announced the appointment of Jim Rock as chief executive officer by Seegrid’s Board of Directors. Prior to Rock’s CEO appointment, he served as president of Vocollect Healthcare by Honeywell, a provider of... - September 11, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Meeting the Challenges of Commercialising Robotics: Exploring the Home, Workplace & Industry.

The latest line up of speakers and agenda sessions have been announced for the RE.WORK The Future of Robotics Forum taking place in London on 14 October. The Future of Robotics Forum will bring together 50 technologists, entrepreneurs, researchers, and industry leaders to explore advancements in... - August 31, 2014 - RE.WORK

Siborg Systems Inc.’s Smart Tweezers LCR-Reader: A Simpler Way to Test and Troubleshoot Surface Mount Technology and PCBs with Just a Touch

Siborg Systems Inc.’s Smart Tweezers LCR-Reader: A Simpler Way to Test and Troubleshoot Surface Mount Technology and PCBs with Just a Touch

LCR-Reader is the budget model in the Smart Tweezers’ LCR-meters line; fully automatic, handheld, digital LCR-meters as an alternative to conventional testers. - August 19, 2014 - Siborg Systems Inc.

Saelig Introduces Economical Telepresence Robot

Remote-controlled mobile device uses an iPad to create a physical presence at a remote location. - August 03, 2014 - Saelig Co. Inc.

Peplink Case Study: MIT Rover Finishes with Peplink in NASA Competition

Learn how MIT Robotics uses Peplink SpeedFusion to form an Unbreakable Cellular connection on the planetary rover with mission control in harsh environments. - July 13, 2014 - Peplink

Seegrid and Topco Associates LLC Strategic Partnership Featured in MFRTech

Seegrid Corporation, maker of automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was featured in MFRTech magazine. Seegrid announced its strategic partnership with Topco Associates LLC, a $12.3 billion cooperative and leader in the grocery/supermarket industry, to provide vision-guided automated guided vehicles to... - June 29, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid Offers Best Reasons to Deploy AGV Solutions in Materials Handling

For many reasons, companies are using automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in materials handling, all of which will optimize the operation of their manufacturing, warehousing, or distribution facility. This initiative is making them more successful in their competitive market. Dori Kozak, Marketing... - June 27, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Europe Adopts Significant Safety and Profitability from Forklift Free Manufacturing

Chuck Paulausky, CHMM (Certified Hazardous Materials Manager) at CP Safety & Environmental, stated, “For companies that can implement the forklift-free systems, there can be huge benefits in terms of both reducing employee injuries and forklift maintenance costs, and in reducing... - June 27, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid Installations to Increase Significantly Due to Topco Associates Strategic Partnership According to ARISPlex

Seegrid Installations to Increase Significantly Due to Topco Associates Strategic Partnership According to ARISPlex - June 26, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Daniel Levine: Robotic Technology is Taking on Human Tasks

The trends expert reports a growing number of tasks for programmed machines. - June 26, 2014 - Daniel Levine

Europe Takes a Close Look at Safety Concerns Caused by Forklifts

Every year hundreds of fatalities occur from forklifts worldwide. Europe is working rapidly to improve the safety records made known by Seegrid. Federal OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) estimates that in the United States alone, there are nearly 100 worker fatalities and another... - June 21, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid and Topco Associates LLC Strategic Partnership Featured in Modern Materials Handling

Seegrid Corporation, maker of automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was featured in Modern Materials Handling. Seegrid announced its strategic partnership with Topco Associates LLC, a $12.3 billion cooperative and leader in the grocery/supermarket industry, to provide vision-guided automated guided... - June 20, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

European Manufacturing Workers Safety Paramount Concern Reports Seegrid

To protect workers, agencies in in Europe, such as EU-OSHA (European Occupational Safety and Health Administration) provide analysis, research and prevention information, which policy makers use to regulate workplace safety and health. Various groups focus on standardized training and encourage... - June 20, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid and Topco Associates LLC Strategic Partnership Featured in Robotics Tomorrow

Seegrid Corporation, maker of automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was featured in Robotics Tomorrow. Seegrid announced its strategic partnership with Topco Associates LLC, a $12.3 billion cooperative and leader in the grocery/supermarket industry, to provide vision-guided automated guided vehicles to... - June 19, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid Reports Europe Leads Forklift Free Movement in New Whitepaper

Europe is leading the Forklift-Free Movement. In the white paper "Forklift-Free: Driving Safety and Profitability” Seegrid carefully reveals how implementing a forklift-free environment for material flow and movement can: 1. Protect the workplace from employee injuries and deaths 2. - June 19, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid Robotic Leader Focuses on Lean Management

Seegrid Corporation, the leader in robotic vision-guided automated guided vehicles (AGVs), recently continued the staff expansion to meet product demand. The Pittsburgh-based robotics leader welcomed Tim Chiocchio as the new lean project manager. Chiocchio viewed Seegrid's flexible AGVs as... - June 18, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Seegrid and Topco Associates LLC Form Strategic Partnership

Seegrid Corporation announced its strategic partnership with Topco Associates LLC, a $12.3 billion cooperative and leader in the grocery/supermarket industry, to provide vision-guided automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to Topco members. Seegrid automated pallet trucks, tow tractors, and walkie... - June 13, 2014 - Seegrid Corporation

Zabaware's Ultra Hal Technology Participates in Historic Turing Test

Zabaware's Ultra Hal Technology Participates in Historic Turing Test

Zabaware's artificially intelligent technology Ultra Hal (www.zabaware.com) was one of the 5 elite machines that participated in last weekend's historic Turing Test event at the Royal Society in London. - June 12, 2014 - Zabaware, Inc.

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