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Finance
Taiwanese Firms Form Industrial Robot Alliance
How Robotics Can Change Building Design
Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%

Bargain Hunting for Robotics Investments? Act Now!
Most everything on the robotics landscape is a bargain investment. (August 10, 2014)

Flying Robots Meet Game Cubes as 3DR Buys Sifteo
The merger's full implementation will take place over the next year, with Sifteo directly providing technical support to its existing customers until the end of July 2015. (July 30, 2014)

Taiwanese Firms Form Industrial Robot Alliance
Advantech and Hiwin Technologies have formed a strategic alliance for robot manufacturing, adding that they plan to build a robotics ecosystem to help system integrators or robotic arm producers target different applications in China. (July 28, 2014)

Northrop Grumman Q2 Earnings Jump 5% to $511M
RBR50 company Northrop Grumman reports second quarter 2014 net earnings increased 5 percent to $511 million, compared to $488 million in the second quarter of 2013. (July 24, 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)

Industrial Robotics Growth: $27B to $41B by 2020
Near doubling of market size due to expanding demands of automation (May 28, 2014)

Ekso Bionics Revenue Jumps 52%
RBR50 company Ekso Bionics reports that revenue was up 52 percent to $1.1 million in the first quarter of 2014. Medical device revenue was $0.5 million for the quarter. (May 20, 2014)

Solar Robotics Startup QBotix Raises $12 Million
QBotix has raised $12 million in Series B financing from two of the world's biggest energy companies. QBotix uses robots to tilt solar panels as needed to face the sun. (May 15, 2014)

Can This Robot Put an End to Malaria?
The first-ever 100-percent effective anti-malaria vaccine. (May 14, 2014)

First RTEX Conference for Dubai Robotics Initiative
First RTEX Conference for Dubai Robotics Initiative. (May 13, 2014)

Aerial Drones Square Off with Global Regulators
Expert Q&A on global outlook for aerial drones. (May 02, 2014)

Vision Webcast: Sightless Robots Are So Yesterday!
Finally, robots can now update their systems about the physical world around them. (May 01, 2014)

China Races to Train Robotics Technicians
What’s driving the furious push to robotics? (May 01, 2014)

Northrop Grumman Drone Sales Down Slightly in Q1
RBR50 company Northrop Grumman reported Q1 2014 net earnings increased 18 percent to $579 million, while sales for Aerospace Systems, including drones, was down 2.6 percent. (April 24, 2014)


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