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Finance
How Robotics Can Change Building Design
Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%
Robo-Stox Hits $100M in Assets: Analyzing ETF's Future

Swiss Army Purchasing Elbit’s Hermes 900 Drones
Switzerland chose the Hermes 900 drone from RBR50 company Elbit Systems over a different system from another Israeli defense company. The Swiss federal department says that the Hermes system is the more powerful overall. (June 18, 2014)

Clearpath Robotics: Success Through Custom Integration
Clearpath Robotics' success speaks to a trend that will continue to grow: enabling customers to integrate robotics with their existing workflows and technologies. (June 17, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
New Surgeon in the OR: Titan Medical’s SPORT
Is Titan's SPORT going to storm the robotic surgery market? (June 13, 2014)

Kinova Robotics Named One of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies
RBR50 company Kinova Robotics ranked 51st on PROFIT 500 list of fastest-growing Canadian companies. (June 13, 2014)

MAKO Surgical Sues Blue Belt Technologies
Patent infringement suit adds another chapter to the legal battle between medical robotics rivals. (June 10, 2014)

SoftBank’s Pepper Humanoid Robot Reads Human Emotion
Softbank is entering the robotics business with its gesturing and sympathetic Pepper humanoid that learns human emotions and currently speaks four languages. (June 10, 2014)

Will Robotics and the Workplace Collide or Blend?
"The robotics explosion is coming, and we want to find ways of making the challenges less disruptive and more quickly accommodated." (June 09, 2014)

Carnegie Mellon: The World’s Premier Robotics Institute?
The Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute has transformed Pittsburgh into a hub for robotics research. (June 06, 2014)

How Robotics Can Change Building Design
We go inside the construction of Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall in Germany to see how a seven-axis system from Kuka Robotics aided the design of the geodesic structure. (June 06, 2014)

EC Announces $3.8B Partnership in Robotics: SPARC
Europe, in finally getting the SPARC program up and running now at the beginning of Horizon 2020, is showing leadership, organization and money—lots of money. (June 05, 2014)

WPI’s IrisHand Nabs First Place & $10K at Cornell Cup
In a world where prostheses can cost anywhere from $30K to $100K, the IrisHand is under-$20K. (June 02, 2014)

Grabit Receives Funding from Flextronics, Draper Nexus Ventures
Grabit, an industrial automation and materials handling startup, has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Flextronics Lab IX and Draper Nexus Ventures. The investment will enhance Grabit's development of electroadhesion-based products. (June 02, 2014)

Embedded Vision Summit Presents on Next-Gen Products
Event success indicates embedded vision has hit prime time (June 01, 2014)

Three “Twofers” Down; Healthcare Robotics Next
First three of our aligned webcasts and research reports for 2014. (June 01, 2014)

More Robots to Arrive at Amazon This Year
The founder of Amazon told his shareholders recently that he'll be bringing in thousands of additional robots to move purchases off shelves and pack them in boxes. (May 30, 2014)


Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


Intel’s Jimmy the Robot: “Like a Smartphone with Legs”

3D Systems vs. Stratasys: Will Industrial Sector Decide?

3D-Printed Construction Tech Reaching Critical Mass
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