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British Aerospace Engineering (BAE) Futuristic UAV Concepts

The Ultimate Adaptable Task Force. BAE engineers recently speculated that 3D printers may be so advanced by 2040 that small unmanned aircraft could be created on demand, in whatever numbers needed, for enduring wide area surveillance or pinpoint search and rescue. Moreover, the aircraft could include …

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Amazing Robotis Initiatives!

ROBOTIS Pioneers Exciting New Robotics Initiatives! ROBOTIS is roaring forward with powerful initiatives and technology that show it to be a strong market leader in humanoids and STEAM education. This is a “must read” – you will be nothing less than astounded when you see these advances! The information in this report was provided by longstanding contributor and humanoid expert, Lem Fugitt. Image of the DARWIN-MINI courtesy of Lem Fugitt and robots-dreams.com, photographed at the recent MakerCon Maker Faire.

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Self-organizing robot armies produced – and all thanks to ingenious termite logic

Harvard ‘brainiacs’ are at it again. Inspired by termites, they have realized their dream of cheap, expendable, self-organizing robots – a construction crew building complex structures at a quick pace, and completely independent of leadership. The possibilities are vast. The machines can be made to build …

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State will use robotics to teach science in schools

The Department for Education Research and Training in India started an experiment last month to provide free robotics training at two government schools.

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The R25 Robokind Launching on Kickstarter!

ROBOKIND www.robokindrobots.com R25 Humanoid Scheduled for a Kickstarter Campaign; will Teach Computer Science and much more! The Robokind R25 humanoid is a revolutionary tool designed for several uses, including teaching computer science and for use in programs for autistic children. If you are benefactor who supports …

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PIXY and the Purple Dinosaurs…

Will this be the next revolution in robotics vision? Introduction While recently surfing the internet in hopes of finding the “next big thing” in robotics imaging, I was pleasantly surprised to come across the “PIXY” on the popular Kick Starter website (http://www.kickstarter.com/). Then, imagine my surprise, …

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ROBOT 2013 BUYERS GUIDE NOW ONLINE!

Robot's all new 2013 Buyers Guide includes a wide range of the hottest new products currently available! Whether you are interested in rovers or aerial vehicles, or are just looking for the latest parts and pieces to hop up your bot, this guide is for you! Spanning both hardware and software, this free guide is a "must read" that you don't want to miss!

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Weekend Roundup

Courtesy of: “Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International” . . A roundup of noteworthy news in the unmanned systems and robotics world this week, including NASA GROVER task completion at great heights and explained uses for unmanned systems in the postal system Go To The Original …

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DARPA Robotics Challenge Track B/C Teams Meet ATLAS Robot

Courtesy of: “Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International” . . DARPA unveiled its ATLAS robot that will be used in its Robotics Challenge competition. Go To The Original News Item

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Unmanned Systems AG Merges into Swiss UAV

Courtesy of: “Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International” . . July 8 marked the merger of Swiss-based Unmanned Systems AG, parent company of the Unmanned Systems Group, and Swiss UAV. UMS will acquire a majority of SUAV. This change allows Unmanned Systems AG’s overseas operating focus …

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X-47B UCAS-D Makes Historic Carrier Landing

Courtesy of: “Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International” . . On July 10, Northrop Grumman’s X-47B’s aircraft completed an important catapult launch and landing from aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush while using Wind River’s VxWorks real-time operating system software platform. This launch and landing is …

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Shadow Test Marks UAS Control Segment’s Flight Debut

Courtesy of: “Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International” . . A recent U.S. Army Shadow unmanned aircraft flight marked a major milestone for the development of the UAS Control Segment (UCS) architecture, which aims to establish common control between Army, Air Force and Navy UAS. Go …

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EUROCONTROL Update

Courtesy of: “Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International” . . The July EUROCONTROL Corporate newsletter includes an update on their UAS integration efforts. According to the newsletter, 15 European countries are now conducting routine small UAS operations under visual line-of-sight operations, and some have even allowed …

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