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News & Analysis
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Machine Vision Attracts International Investment
The promise of safer and more efficient factories, smart homes, and more responsive robots is encouraging the latest wave of machine vision spending. (May 26, 2016)

Elder Care Robots Are Necessary and Imminent, Say European Experts
People may not yet be aware of the potential benefits from home or elder care robots, but organizations are already testing them. (May 25, 2016)

Increased Telepresence Robot R&D Transforms User Experience
Telepresence robot developments, including better sensors, operator feedback, and wider applications could help the market grow. (May 24, 2016)

Are U.K. Manufacturing and Industrial Automation Turning a Corner?
Recent bank studies have found that industrial automation investments can lift U.K. manufacturing, but British businesses first need to appreciate how robotics can help them. (May 23, 2016)

Analyst Outlook
Component Makers: Backbone of Autonomous Vehicles
Lightweight materials, miniaturization, intelligence and electrification spur race to lead in electronics for autonomous- and connected-vehicles. (May 21, 2016)

Has Healthcare Robotics Flatlined on Us?
We may see some blips of life beginning late in 2017. (May 20, 2016)

China’s Midea Bids on KUKA for German Industrial Robotics Prowess
KUKA said it would consider Midea's bid, as the robotics company expands in China and the home appliance maker wants to increase productivity. (May 19, 2016)

Research Report
Healthcare Robotics to the Rescue
There’s a gathering storm of healthcare robotics pushing its way into the global healthcare industry. (May 19, 2016)

In Asian Robotics Industry Race, India Goes Its Own Way
What is the best way for a nation or region to develop its robotics industry? India's approach is different to those of Japan, China, or South Korea, but will it be effective? (May 18, 2016)

Researchers Tighten Focus on Robot Vision
Machine vision has been expensive and difficult to accomplish, but researchers in Switzerland, Australia, and the U.S. are working on different methods to enable robots to see for themselves. (May 17, 2016)

Taiwanese and U.K. Robotics Sectors Forming Strong Links
Following a successful trade mission to Taiwan, the U.K. robotics sector is beginning to forge stronger partnerships with its Taiwanese counterpart. (May 16, 2016)

maxon’s New Position Controllers Offer Superior Dynamics & Power Density
Swiss drive specialist launches the EPOS4 as the next generation of positioning controllers. (May 15, 2016)

Go East, Logistics Robot, Go East…and Quickly!
One thing for sure is that there is a genuine robot gold rush waiting to happen for logistics robots in China. (May 14, 2016)

Wearable Robots Taking the “Dis” Out of Disability
Will wearable robots disrupt the global wheelchair industry by taking the “dis” out of disability? (May 13, 2016)

Robotics Funding Focuses on Industrial Automation
Robotics investments bounce back, as increased pressure for productivity makes industrial automation more valuable. (May 12, 2016)


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