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Soldiers Replaced By Robots
2014-01-22 15:23:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Army is considering cutting down a brigade by 25 percent and replacing those soldiers with robots. General Robert Cone, head of the US Army's Training and Doctrine Command, spoke at the Army Aviation Symposium last week about how the Army is considering cutting the size of a brigade from 4,000 to 3,000 solders. Part of this cut is due to financial restraints, but it is also an attempt to move into a new age in which robots help...

2013-09-30 23:26:00

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Service Robotics Industry. London (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Service Robotics in US$ Thousands and Units. The Global market is analyzed by the following Product Categories: Personal Use Robots (Domestic Robots, Entertainment Robots, & Others), and Professional Use Robots (Defense, Field, Logistics, Medical, & Others). The report provides separate comprehensive...

2013-09-26 23:24:39

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced it is being awarded a $20 million, firm-fixed-price contract for its TALON® IV military robots, spares and training. Reston, Va. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced it is being awarded a $20 million, firm-fixed-price contract for its TALON® IV military robots, spares and training. The contract will support foreign military sales to Iraq. The TALON IV robot provides the Iraqi military's explosive...

2013-05-24 23:25:12

“Military Robot Mobile Platform Systems of Engagement Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013-2019” is the new market research report at ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Military ground robot market growth comes from the device marketing experts inventing a new role as technology poised to be effective at the forefront of fighting terrorism. Markets at $4.5 billion in 2013 reach $12.0 billion by 2019. Growth is based on the adoption of...

Robotic Pack Mule Learns To Toss Heavy Objects
2013-03-02 07:11:52

[ Watch the Video: Dynamic Robot Manipulation ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An all-terrain robot designed to transport military supplies over areas too steep, rocky, muddy or snowy for conventional vehicles has now been outfitted with an arm capable of lifting and throwing cinder blocks. The four-legged robot known as BigDog is being manufactured by Massachusetts-based robotics firm Boston Dynamics and is being backed by the Defense Advanced Research...

Robotic Killers And Autonomous Weapons Should Be Stopped
2013-02-25 04:58:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Academic professionals, advocacy groups and former Nobel peace prize winners are among those joining forces to launch a new, international effort to ban autonomous weapons, according to various media reports published over the weekend. The Stop the Killer Robots initiative, which is being spearheaded by Sheffield University professor and artificial intelligence guru Dr. Noel Sharkey, is attempting to stop production of these...

2012-03-12 07:55:00

DALLAS, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) and iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in robotic technology-based solutions, today announced a partnership to develop robotic technologies using TI's smart multicore OMAP(TM) platform. The relationship stems from the companies' shared vision to create intelligent and practical robots capable of enhancing people's lives. The two companies will achieve this vision by leveraging iRobot's long history...

2012-02-21 06:16:00

ALBANY, New York, February 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Report Added in ResearchMoz Reports Database Military Ground Robot Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018 [http://www.researchmoz.com/military-ground-robot-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2012-to-2018-report.html ] WinterGreen Research announces that it has a new study on Military Ground Robots and Unmanned Vehicles. The 2012 study has 609 pages, 274 tables and figures....

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2010-03-04 11:14:41

Blacksburg, Va. -- Students at Virginia Tech's Unmanned Systems Laboratory are perfecting an autonomous helicopter they hope will never be used for its intended purpose. Roughly six feet long and weighing 200 pounds, the re-engineered aircraft is designed to fly into American cities blasted by a nuclear weapon or dirty bomb. The helicopter's main mission would be to assist military investigators in the unthinkable: Enter an American city after a nuclear attack in order to detect radiation...

2009-09-03 11:14:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Robotics: Technologies and Global Markets http://www.reportlinker.com/p0118581/Robotics-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.html This Report: Provides market forecasts, through 2014, for robotics technologies in various market sectors, from manufacturing to consumer applications. Thoroughly defines all sectors of the robotic industry. Defines current and emerging...