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Robotic Bees Help Halt Extinction

No, this isn’t from that Black Mirror episode, this is really happening. Researchers at FOCAS (Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems) just completed a 5-year study on the benefit of introducing robotic bees into hives, taking the first steps to attempt … Read More

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Sick of Shoveling Spring Snow?

It’s the middle of April, and snow storms are still plaguing much of the United States, making it feel as though the warm Spring weather will never come. By now, most of us have had our fill of hand-shoveling snow … Read More

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PA Ranked 7th Largest Technology Workforce

In an analysis of last years’ employment trends, the Cyberstate 2018 report finds that Pennsylvania increased its tech workforce by 4,500 jobs last year, moving itself up the list of tech hubs to 7th place. 1,700 of those jobs were created … Read More

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Knightscope CEO Calls Students to Action

Knightscope is a robotics company founded in 2013 in Silicon Valley. They are a leader in developing autonomous physical security systems. Their robots roam dark, empty buildings at night sensing for out-of-the-ordinary sounds and sights. If either of these are … Read More

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Britta Ulm Named Project Director

Effective on March 1st, Britta Ulm has been promoted to the newly created position of Project Director, FX250, reporting to the CEO.  In this position, Britta will have responsibility for leading the FX250 Floor Cleaning Robot through the final stages of development and into … Read More

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Advanced Commercial Robotics in Everyday Life

In 2018, we expect advanced commercial robotics to continue to emerge in many facets of everyday life. While there are already robots working in factories, this year we will increasingly see them in places like retail stores and in everyday … Read More

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Commercial Floor Cleaners are Gaining Traction

At Discovery Robotics, we firmly believe that robotics can increase human productivity, safety, and quality of life. Since we started, we’ve been fully focused on commercial cleaning with a specific emphasis on floor care. In 2018 autonomous commercial floor cleaners … Read More

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