… Teledyne Technologies acquires Canadian vision systems provider DALSA for $335 million.
… First four commercially sold Willow Garage PR2 robots were delivered (after previously giving away 11). Will sales of Texai telepresence robots be next?
… February 14-16 are the dates to watch IBM’s ‘Watson’ battle Jeopardy.
… Anybots has chosen an American manufacturing partner (E-Systems Technology) instead of an off-shore company to build their new telepresence robots (the one with the tiny round head).
… China’s Dalu Robot Restaurant is replacing waiters and waitresses with robots on bikes and two robot receptionists. With tables in a circular arrangement, robots bring dishes and drinks by using a track to move around the restaurant.