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News & Analysis
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Throwbot Maker ReconRobotics Forced to Regroup
The rise and fall of ReconRobotics isn't because its Throwbot is a bad product; federal budget wrangles and questionable expenses took their toll. (September 09, 2015)

Industrial Automation Acquisitions Show Bullish Market
Deals between Robotnik and Smokie Robotics, Lincoln Electric and Rimrock, and Hypotherm and Jabez try to take advantage of automation synergies. (August 06, 2015)

ABB Starts Manufacturing Robots in the U.S.
ABB's Robotics Business Unit begins operations in Auburn Hills, Mich., with the intention of eventually making all of its North American robots and controllers there. (May 20, 2015)

EU Preps Robot Laws But Shouldn’t Cut Spending, MP Says
The European Parliament has formed a working group to propose a regulatory framework for European robotics, but is that what the continent needs to stay competitive? (April 23, 2015)

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?
A Frost & Sullivan report predicts wide adoption of welding robotics, but the U.S. lags amid worker uncertainty. (March 31, 2015)

Forecast: Advanced Industrial Robots to Power New Wave of Productivity
Global robotics installations to increase at a compound annual rate of approximately ten percent. (February 22, 2015)

Omron and Cyberdyne Join Forces in Factory Automation
Omron Corp. will provide motion-detecting sensors for Cyberdyne Inc.’s robotic products. (January 01, 2015)

How Will Driverless Cars Impact Insurance Premiums?
Will insurance companies have to adapt to new realities by developing customized products for automated driving? (January 01, 2015)

Hollywood Stars Not Immune from Losing Jobs to Robots
Although Clooney will easily survive the job scare and the Nestlé snub, Hollywood has been put on notice that no job is safe from robots, even if you've won an Academy Award. (December 12, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
Can China’s Homegrown Robots Supplant Foreign Brands?
The robot gold rush for foreign robot brands may well be coming to an end. (November 13, 2014)

Robo-Stox ETF Launches in Europe on London Stock Exchange
Robo-Stox Global Robotics and Automation GO UCITS ETF has been listed on the London Stock Exchange, becoming the first European ETF providing exposure the global robotics and automation sector. Based in Ireland, the Robo EU index will be listed in three currencies and registered for distribution in 12 countries. (October 27, 2014)

Deadline Extended for Game Changer Awards
Hurry! The deadline for Game Changer Award is Friday, September 26th (September 23, 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)

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

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