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Robot Block Party Held by MassRobotics Shows Off Massachusetts Innovations
At its Fifth Annual Robot Block Party, MassRobotics and numerous companies showed the public how robots have developed to help companies and consumers.

Festo Plans to Demonstrate Two Agile Flying Robots at RoboBoston
Festo will show off its BionicOpter and BionicSwifts at MassRobotics' RoboBoston event in Boston. The flying robots are designed to be more maneuverable than other drones.

Charleys Philly Steaks Partners With Flytrex to Bring Flying Cheesesteaks to Durham, N.C.
Charleys, which claims to be the largest cheesesteak franchise in the world, has partnered with Flytrex for fast service as the drone delivery firm keeps expanding.

Lucid Drone Technologies to Present at IFMA World Workplace, Venture Atlanta Forward 2022
Lucid Drone Technologies, which makes industrial spray drones designed for window washing, is among those chosen from over 450 applicants to participate in the Southeastern event.

Pittsburgh Robotics Network to Show Regional Strengths at Discovery Day 2022
The Pittsburgh Robotics Network will connect the general public with robotics researchers, educational institutions, and employers at its first Discovery Day.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln to Lead $25M Project for Robotics Innovation
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is among the partners that will benefit from a $25 million award as part of the Build Back Better Regional Challenge program.

New Robotics and AI Lab at Saint Leo University Designed to Give Students Hands-on Time with Robots
A new lab at Saint Leo University in Florida was designed to teach students about a range of robotics applications.

American Robotics Receives FAA Approvals for BVLOS Flights and Unlimited Commercial Drone Operations
American Robotics, a unit of Ondas Holdings, said FAA approvals for beyond visual line-of-sight and unlimited commercial operations will let drone deployments scale.

Vietnam Farmers Find Greater ROI With XAG Agricultural Drone
XAG recently shared the story of a Vietnamese rice farmer who has started to replace human workers with drones.

Eyeonic Vision Sensor Achieves Industry’s Longest Detection Range, Claims SiLC
SiLC said its Eyeonic Vision sensor, which demonstrated 500-meter operation at CES 2022, has now shown it can provide a detection range of more than 1,000 meters.

Flytrex Receives FAA Approval to Double Drone Delivery Radius to Two Nautical Miles
Flytrex, which is conducting drone deliveries in North Carolina and Texas, said its latest FAA approval will enable it to serve more than 100,000 customers.

Merlin Labs Raises $105M Series B to Help it Build Its Aerial Autonomous Technology
Investor interest is high in Merlin Labs' autonomous aviation vehicle technology as it works to allow airplanes to fly with minimal human involvement.

Corvus Robotics Raises Seed Funding to Scale Production of Inventory Drones as a Service
Corvus Robotics says its data and robotics-as-a-service offering can increase inventory accuracy from about 70% to more than 90%, with drones able to fly unattended and frequently.

How Drone Delivery Could Change Cities in the Years to Come
Drone deliveries are increasing throughout the globe. Dronedek said their societal benefits could help reduce humanity's reliance on cars, increase sustainability, and more.

Innovation at the Intersection of Agriculture and Robotics
University researchers are testing autonomous systems in the agricultural space as they hope to expand robotics reach in the industry.

Ondas Holdings, Owner of American Robotics, Plans to Acquire Airobotics
Ondas Holdings, which owns American Robotics and Ardenna, said Airobotics' "drone in a box" will complement its American Robotics BVLOS drones and Ardenna data analytics offerings.

COUNTBOT to Carry Out Annual Inventory of a L’Oréal International Distribution Center
After a successful pilot with the cosmetics mega brand, Delta Drone has entered a three-year partnership to have its COUNTBOT used at L’Oréal's facility in Northern France.

Modern Machine Vision Helps Robotics Provide Value
From robots that can know when to snap a photo to systems that can identify ripe or moldy fruit, vision technology is not only able to perceive things but also...

Drone Detection System Locates and Tracks Drones Before They Become Threats
Drone detection is becoming critical as more applications arise, and AeroDefense and CoastIPC have collaborated on AirWarden, which uses ruggedized sensors and an RF antenna.

AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2022 Focuses on Use Cases, Regulation, and Workforce of the Future
AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2022 panelists discussed the importance of public safety for drone and autonomous truck developers and operations, as well as the need for more skilled workers.



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