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Robots on the Radio: Ocado Disrupts Grocery Delivery
Agritechnique UGEVs Adapt to Emergency Situations
Will Robots Make Farm Work a 24/7 Business?

Japan Sets Its Sights on Commercial UAVs at Drone Expo 2016
Several Japanese and international UAV providers showed off their latest commercial wares at the Japan Drone 2016 exposition. (March 30, 2016)

Collaborative Robots Create a ‘Tear Down This Wall’ Moment
Like the fall of the Berlin Wall, collaborative robots are at a crucial moment in their history. Omron looks at how technological developments affect safety. (March 29, 2016)

Robotics Fortunes Rise and Fall on Demand and Competition
Robotics startups easily attract investment, especially in construction, but layoffs at Harvest Automation and 3D Robotics show that innovation isn't everything. (March 24, 2016)

New Drone Center in Denmark Sparks Inspiration for Growing Industry
The UAS Drone Center at Southern Danish University provides a space for drone researchers and users, not just in Denmark, but across Europe. (March 23, 2016)

Self-Driving Cars Get U.K. Government Support
Industry players such as Jaguar Land Rover are working alongside startups and universities, as the U.K. evaluates and develops self-driving vehicles. (March 23, 2016)

Mazda Taps the Brakes on Self-Driving Car Hype
Mazda, which wants customers to celebrate driving, is working on assistive technology rather than full vehicle autonomy, but the debate around self-driving cars is far from over. (March 22, 2016)

Google, Boston Dynamics Part Ways: 5 Takeaways
Alphabet wants self-driving cars and AI, and Boston Dynamics has developed walking robots. Did they need more in common? (March 21, 2016)

Research Report
Research Report: Industrial Automation and the “New” Productivity
Global productivity began its long, slow decline after the Millennium. In the sixteen years since, productivity hasn’t even hinted at a recovery, until now. (March 20, 2016)

Growth in Robots for Logistics Forecast at $31B by 2020
Why do only 16 percent of logistics operations see robot-driven automation in their futures over the next three years? (March 20, 2016)

Ocado Expects Robots and IoT to Revolutionize Logistics
Ocado's Smart Platform and its wireless controls could expand industrial automation and mobile robots to warehouses worldwide. (March 18, 2016)

Robots on the Radio: Ocado Disrupts Grocery Delivery
Cambridge Consultants helps online grocer Ocado develop a dense control system for a new approach to warehouse automation. (March 17, 2016)

Robotics in India Starts Small but Is Growing Fast
Robotics researchers and automation companies are building to a critical mass to help the sector position India as an industry leader. (March 15, 2016)

Self-Driving Cars Get More Fuel From Big Automakers
Car makers and software companies partner up in quest for safer transport, but legal and cultural barriers are still ahead. (March 14, 2016)

Hydroid Launches Next-Gen REMUS 100 AUV
Hydroid listened to customer feedback when refreshing its REMUS 100 undersea drone with a more compact, energy-efficient design and ROS-based architecture. (March 14, 2016)

Webcast Highlight: Concern Over Productivity Splits Economists
Everyone is all about productivity these days. From the White House to your house. And well we should. (March 11, 2016)


Special Focus: Robots and the Law
Robots and the Law

Expert insight on the ethical and legal issues affecting robot regulations globally.


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