Love robotics? Fill out the form below to stay
abreast of the latest news, research, and business
analysis in key areas of the fast-changing
robotics industry
Subscribe to Robotics
Trends Insights


 
Sponsored Links

Advertise with Robotics Trends
Latest Stories
All Stories Filed in Security & Defense

First Responder Products Inc. Becomes Distributor for X-Bot(R) Robotics
11/21/07 — First Responder Products Inc. (OTCBB: FRPD) announced that, as part of its continuing efforts to become an industry leader in providing high-tech products and solutions to the first responder community, it has become a distributor for the X-Bot® line of robotics products developed by Innovative Response Technologies, Inc. (IRT). The…

Elbit Systems to Supply Israeli Defense Forces With UAV Systems Valued Around $30M
11/21/07 — Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) received a new UAV order for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). The order, valued at approximately $30 million, includes the development, manufacture and supply of new and improved UAV systems, as well as the upgrade of existing UAV systems, designed to enhance and expand the…

Uncle Sam Wants You To Develop (Autonomous) UGVs
11/05/07 — “If you are considering military robotics as a career or a direction for your company, the news is all good…roadmaps are in place for the development and deployment of UGV systems and funding is available.” The US military, like the militaries of most developed countries, understands the value of applying…

RE2 awarded US Army Phase II SBIR Program to Develop High-Speed Inspection Robot w/ Manipulator Arm
11/01/07 — RE2, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent modular manipulation systems and JAUS software solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program by the U.S. Army to further develop a small, high-speed, highly maneuverable unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) with a manipulator arm.…

CoroWare’s CoroBot JAUS Brings Affordability to Military Robotics Research
11/01/07 — CoroWare, an Innova Robotics & Automation company (INRA.OB), announced today at AUVSI – San Diego’s Unmanned Systems Interoperability Conference (USIC) - their plan to release the CoroBot JAUS (Joint Architecture for Unmanned Systems) mobile robot.  This newest CoroBot model is targeted to meet the needs of military robotics researchers and…

Texas Instruments Acquires POWERPRECISE Solutions to Expand Power Management Business
11/01/07 — Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated announced that it acquired POWERPRECISE Solutions, Inc., a fabless portable power management integrated circuit (IC) solutions company based in Herndon, Virginia. The acquisition combines POWERPRECISE advanced technologies, design expertise and innovative products with TI’s extensive analog and power management portfolio. Acquiring POWERPRECISE allows TI to accelerate…

RE2, Inc. Awarded Air Force Research Lab Force Protection Robotics Program
11/01/07 — RE2, Inc., a leading developer of intelligent modular manipulation systems and JAUS software solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a Force Protection Robotics research and development contract by the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) for the integration of a JAUS-compliant robotic manipulator arm with a small robot platform.…

QinetiQ subsidiary Foster-Miller announces TALON contracts worth $42.8m
10/17/07 — The Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NAVEODTECHDIV) in Indian Head, MD has placed a $22.8 million order for about 80 more TALON® Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) robots and spare parts that combat improvised explosive devices (IEDs). This brings the total funding actually released to $76.4 million against a six-year,…

Terry Fong to Deliver Keynote at RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition
09/28/07 — Noted NASA Roboticist to Speak on “Human-Robotic Systems for Lunar Surface Operations” at Technical Design and Development Event for Mobile Robots and Intelligent Systems Framingham, Mass. – September 14, 2007 – Robotics Trends and EH Publishing today announced that Terry Fong, Director of the Intelligent Robotics Group at the NASA…

QinetiQ Launches Sentry, an Unmanned Fast Maritime Reconnaissance Solution
09/27/07 — Combining an advanced stealth design, high-speed performance and the ability to carry multiple payloads, Sentry is the ideal craft for a variety of mission roles including remote unmanned harbour patrol and security, battlefield reconnaissance and damage assessment along with intruder investigation. Safe and simple to both maintain and operate, the…

National Instruments Sponsors RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition
09/10/07 — Robotics Trends and EH Publishing announced that National Instruments will sponsor the inaugural RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition (http://www.robodevelopment.com), which will be held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California Oct. 25-26, 2007. Additionally, Ray Almgren, vice president of product marketing and academic relations at NI, will be…

iRobot Files Lawsuit to Stop Infringement of Patents on Combat-Proven PackBot Robot
08/30/07 — iRobot is seeking a permanent injunction to prevent Robotic FX from selling its Negotiator robot, plus damages. To enforce its rights, iRobot has filed: (i) a lawsuit against Robotic FX in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama for infringement of two U.S. patents; and (ii) a…

Anybots Sponsors RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition
08/30/07 — Robotics Trends and EH Publishing announced that Anybots has joined the inaugural RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition, the international technical design and development event for mobile robotics and intelligent systems industry and that AnyBots’ CEO, Trevor Blackwell will be delivering a session at the event titled “TITLE”. The RoboDevelopment Conference and…

Consumer Robotics Highlighted at the 2007 International CES
08/24/07 — Arlington, Va., August 24, 2006 – The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES®) today announced that it has partnered with Robotics Trends to develop the second annual CES Robotics TechZone at the 2007 International CES, the world’s largest tradeshow for consumer technology. The 2007 International CES will be held January 8-11,…

CoroWare Sponsors RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition
07/27/07 — Lloyd Spencer, President of CoroWare, to Deliver Keynote Address at International Technical Design and Development Event for the Personal, Service and Mobile Robotics Industry Robotics Trends and EH Publishing announced that CoroWare has joined the inaugural RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition, the international technical design and development event for mobile robotics…

InRob Tech and Frontline Robotics Discuss Collaboration on Robotics Defense Projects
07/25/07 — InRob Tech Ltd. ("InRob") , today announced that it has summarized preliminary principles of collaboration with Frontline Robotics, a Canadian company that specializes in the development of systems and technologies for robot platforms. This collaboration will include marketing and joint bidding on defense-related robotics projects. Frontline Robotics (http://www.frontline-robotics.com ) develops…

Taking Soldiers Out of Harm’s Way
07/20/07 — Over the past three years, thousands of American soldiers in Iraq have been horribly injured or killed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The explosives, placed near or buried under roadways and often detonated by remote control, frequently target U.S. military vehicles and convoys — often with deadly success. At Florida…

Evolution Robotics Joins RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition
07/13/07 — Robotics Trends, a division of EH Publishing, Inc., today announced that Evolution Robotics has joined the inaugural RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition, the international technical design and development event for mobile robotics and intelligent systems industry, as a Gold Sponsor. The company will also host a ‘robotics breakfast’ on October 25,…




  FOLLOW US
Facebook
Now you can follow Robotics Trends on Facebook