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What The Heck is… The Internet of Things?

What The Heck is… The Internet of Things? | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Some say The Internet of Things will be bigger than the Internet! Let me just pause for a second and say two things: firstly, what a stupid name for such an important development, and secondly, how
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The Robot Invasion | The Long View, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com

The Robot Invasion | The Long View, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
The question that haunted the post-war industrial tech boom of the 1950s is rising again: Have we reached a stage at which technology is destroying more jobs than it's creating?
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Zookal starts "world first" delivery-by-drone service in Sydney

Zookal starts "world first" delivery-by-drone service in Sydney | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Sick of relying on slow trucks and traditional delivery systems to get his company Zookal’s textbooks to people, Ahmed Haider decided on a fresh approach. Now, his Sydney, Australia-based company w...

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The Robot Launch Pad's curator insight, October 14, 2013 1:39 PM

Actually, not the world's first delivery-by-drone service but hopefully more successful and longer lasting than its predecessors!

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5D Robotics, Charles River Analytics developing new robot

A robot with human behaviors for use by first responders and troops is being developed by 5D Robotics Inc. in collaboration with Charles River Analytics.
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The Internet Of Things Will Become The Internet Of Services

The Internet of Things starts with smart thermostats, but it will soon offer smart services, once we crack the language problem, says Ben Ward
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Self-Assembling Robots Will Blow Your Mind [VIDEO]

Self-Assembling Robots Will Blow Your Mind [VIDEO] | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
MIT researchers recently managed to create self-assembling robots. The researchers even released a video demonstrating their success.
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À Caudan, c'est le robot N° 1 qui assure le service | Ouest France Entreprises

À Caudan, c'est le robot N° 1 qui assure le service | Ouest France Entreprises | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
« Puis-je vous offrir une douceur ? » N° 1, sympathique bouille de métal tout en boulons et capteurs, se faufile entre les convives, muni d'un plateau couvert de bonbons.
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Bluefin Acquires SeeByte Adding New Software Capabilities to Maritime Robotics Portfolio » Bluefin Robotics

Bluefin Acquires SeeByte Adding New Software Capabilities to Maritime Robotics Portfolio » Bluefin Robotics | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
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JEROS jellyfish elimination robot can pulverize 400kg of jellyfish an hour | News | Geek.com

JEROS jellyfish elimination robot can pulverize 400kg of jellyfish an hour | News | Geek.com | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
In certain areas of the world jellyfish are becoming a major problem. Not only can they be deadly if touched by us humans, when they swarm they can cause serious issues where sea [...]
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Robolution Capital will be at RoboBusiness 2013

ROBOLUTION CAPITAL's insight:
PitchfireWednesday, October 23, 2013
4:00pm-6:00pm

RoboBusiness 2013 is proud to introduce the startups Pitchfire, organized by Silicon Valley Robotics. This high-energy event is a rapid-fire blitz of what’s on the horizon for robotics. A panel of VC judges will listen to and comment on participating startups' business concepts, delivery and prototypes. The winner will receive free access to all conference sessions, an interview with Robotics Business Review's startups columnist, as well as a private consultation with an industry luminary. All conference attendees are welcome and encouraged to watch the competition unfold. After all, the winner might not be the only one leaving with a good investment.

Companies interested in participating in this Pitchfire should contact Richard Erb at rerb@ehpub.com or 508-663-1500 x331.

Meet the Judges

Renaud Champion, Partner, Robolution Capital

Sven Strohband, Partner and CTO, Khosla Ventures

Jan Westerhues, Investment Partner, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH

Jeremy Conrad, Founding Partner, Lemnos Labs

- See more at: http://www.robobusiness.com/2013/special-events#sthash.DlisrwRC.dpuf

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Everything-Robotic by The Robot Report - tracking the business of robotics

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3-5 million new jobs will happen this decade due to the deployment of Baxter and other co-robots

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Interview: Unbounded Robotics on Why UBR-1 Will Change Everything - IEEE Spectrum

Interview: Unbounded Robotics on Why UBR-1 Will Change Everything - IEEE Spectrum | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
We talk to the founders of Unbounded Robotics about their new mobile manipulation platform
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PR2 Surrogate - A Telepresence Robot Interface for the PR2 Robot and Oculus Rift - Telepresence Options

PR2 Surrogate - A Telepresence Robot Interface for the PR2 Robot and Oculus Rift - Telepresence Options | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
David Gossow at Willow Garage integrated the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset into RViz and, based on that, created a package for the PR2 robot called PR2 Surrogate. It
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La téléprésence, un rêve américain

Plusieurs entreprises américaines en sont convaincues : la téléprésence sera le principal marché de la robotique de service dans les...
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Connected devices: Creating jobs and growth

Connected devices: Creating jobs and growth | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Global revenue from the internet of things totaled $200 billion in 2012 and is expected to rise to $1.2 trillion by 2020. The U.S. is poised to lead in this area, and lawmakers can help.
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A Robot in Every Home: Scientific American

A Robot in Every Home: Scientific American | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
The leader of the PC revolution predicts that the next hot field will be robotics
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Glue for the Internet of Things | MIT Technology Review

Glue for the Internet of Things | MIT Technology Review | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
OpenRemote is an open-source Internet of Things platform that could help spur smarter homes and cities.
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How robots filmed Hollywood's latest blockbuster, 'Gravity'

How robots filmed Hollywood's latest blockbuster, 'Gravity' | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Hollywood's latest blockbuster "Gravity" was filmed by robots. Four giant industrial robots whisked props, lights and even actors around the set in a ballet of split-second precision, as well as do...
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3D printing techniques will be used to construct buildings, here and in outer space

3D printing techniques will be used to construct buildings, here and in outer space | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Engineers at the University of Southern California are developing a construction method known as Contour Crafting that uses a robot-controlled extruding machine to pour fiber-reinforced concrete like toothpaste to form walls.
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$4.2M Funding for Robotic Pipeline Restoration Firm - Robotics Business Review

$4.2M Funding for Robotic Pipeline Restoration Firm - Robotics Business Review | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Eliminating a need to dig up and replace pipe section installed in 1939.
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A Four-Legged Robot Than Runs


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Marc Rougier's curator insight, October 6, 2013 11:06 PM

Impressive technology developed by Boston Dynamics. (too bad this Wildcat sounds like a mostquitos). Boston Dynamics builds amazing robots (check their site out; the sandflea is really surprising, though not the most scary). Main customer is the US army. http://www.bostondynamics.com/

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Robot N°1 : le robot qui vous sert à boire

Robot N°1 : le robot qui vous sert à boire | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Un robot a été conçu pour aider les humains dans certaines tâches comme servir à boire ou apporter des petits fours.
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