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Singapore Builds on Robotics Innovation
The city-state is pursuing robotics through university-corporate partnerships and by attracting international talent. (September 08, 2015)

Zimplistic Gets $11.5M for Kitchen Robots
Startups and established food companies are using autonomy, 3D printing, and IoT to get robots into households. (September 04, 2015)

Robotics—the Indian Way
India lags in robotics adoption compared with East Asia and the West, but a clean slate and frugal innovation could help it catch up. (September 03, 2015)

Your Best Year Yet! Discover the Global Robotics Industry
If not already, then in the very near future, robots will touch every one of us on an almost daily basis. (September 03, 2015)

Vecna Cares About Robotics Standards, Absorbs VGo
Vecna is working with other organizations to develop robotics standards, says CTO Daniel Theobald, who says that automation for its own sake isn't enough. (September 03, 2015)

Canon Spends $3.2B to Widen Focus to Robotics
Camera company plans to increase automated production, while Fanuc readies for IoT. (September 02, 2015)

The Datamaran, A Satellite for the Seas
Each Datamaran generates $600,000 annually. (September 01, 2015)

Competitiveness, Education at Stake for MassRobotics
Vecna CEO and other MassRobotics board members talk about regional robotics initiative's goals and the need to stay competitive. (September 01, 2015)

Savioke Relay Autonomous Delivery Robot
Savioke’s Relay is an autonomous delivery robot for the hospitality and service industries. Relay is an autonomous wheeled platform with sensors for navigating hotel floors and elevators, and delivering items to hotel guests. It integrates with the hotel’s phone system, alerting guests when Relay has arrived at the guest room. (September 01, 2015)

Fetch and Freight
Fetch Robotics has a complete robotic system for the logistics industry. Designed for advancing warehouse fulfillment, Fetch selects the items from a shelf, while Freight provides quick transit. The human-scale robots are capable of autonomous behavior and can prepare items for shipment. Both robots can work alongside humans (September 01, 2015)

Rethink Robotics Baxter Robot
Rethink Robotics has pioneered the category of collaborative robotics with Baxter, the only industrial robot safe and versatile enough to be used in education, yet smart and flexible enough to succeed on the manufacturing floor. Baxter is a revolutionary manufacturing and educational platform, helping raise the standard of student learning. (September 01, 2015)

ViDi Suite Deep Learning Software
ViDi offers the first ready-to-use Deep Learning-based software dedicated to robotics and industrial image analysis. ViDi Suite is a field-tested, optimized and reliable software solution based on a state-of-the-art set of algorithms in Machine Learning. It allows tackling otherwise impossible to program recognition, tracking, inspection and classification challenges. (September 01, 2015)

ams AS5048-High Resolution Sensing for Joint Systems
With high accuracy, low propagation delay and built in stray field immunity, ams' AS5048 position sensor is ideally suited for providing robot joint motor position feedback. The AS5048 is a 360o rotary magnetic position sensor IC that provides contactless high resolution position information over a PWM, SPI or I2C output. (September 01, 2015)

Liquid Robotics Wave Glider SV3
Wave Glider SV3, the world's first wave powered ocean robot, enables long duration exploration, monitoring, and assessment of the World's oceans. Solar energy powers the modular, onboard computing, communications and sensor payloads. No fuel no manpower, no emissions. Fleets of Wave Gliders open our oceans for economic and scientific breakthroughs. (September 01, 2015)

Soft Robotics Soft Adaptive Gripper
Soft Robotics is leveraging our novel robotic technology to safely and adaptively interface with a wide range of objects from consumer packaged goods to fresh cut produce. We do this in a way that brings new capabilities to this market, while lowering system complexity and overall systems cost. (September 01, 2015)

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