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Research
Japan, New Zealand Team Up on Healthcare Robots
What Role Will Agribotics Play in the World Food Crisis?
Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost

Intuitive Acquires Key Tech from Luna for $12M
Significantly strengthens Luna's balance sheet. (January 22, 2014)

$260M in Charges Adversely Impacts ABB’s 4Q Earnings
The company expects EPS to fall to $0.23 from $0.26 a year earlier. (January 22, 2014)

Petnet Fattens Funding by $1.125M to Slim Down Pets
The L.A.-based company closes a robust seed funding round with plans to make tracks in pet industry. (January 21, 2014)

Philae, Robot Probe, to Land on Distant Comet
Key element for understanding the history of the solar system. (January 19, 2014)

Primer for Newbie Robotics Investing in 2014
Quick thumbnail for newbie robotics investing. (January 19, 2014)

Canadian Robotics Turns a New Leaf
Canada is rapidly becoming a hotbed of robotics innovation. (January 18, 2014)

RoboEarth Robot Delivers Pringles to Mock Patient Room
Lightweight and cheap robots with most of the computing offloaded to the cloud (January 17, 2014)

Rising Tsunami: Consumer Robotics and Its Trillion-dollar Market
Measuring up the rising tsunami of consumer robotics. (January 16, 2014)

Highly Dynamic Brushless DC motors
In automation and robotics, many applications are characterized by high energy and high torque at the same time. Spatial restrictions also mean that drives must be short, have a long service life and be maintenance-free. The newly redesigned EC-i motors from maxon motors offer solutions that fit these requirements perfectly. (January 16, 2014)

Going by Robot to Talk Robotics at CES
Will consumer robotics be the next trillion-dollar market? (January 16, 2014)

Ekso Bionics Goes Public, Raises $20.6M
IPO structured as reverse merger; closed sale of 20.58M units at $1.00, (January 15, 2014)

Dutch with First Demo of WWW for Robots
Team is ready to showcase RoboEarth through a demonstrator that includes four robots. (January 15, 2014)

Research Report
Self-driving Vehicles are Here. What Next?
Driverless Vehicle Makers: Who is Making What and Why? (January 14, 2014)

Intuitive Tops Analysts’ Estimates, Stock Surges Most in Three Years
Biggest biggest intraday advance since 2011. (January 14, 2014)

Mitsui Invests Additional $3M in Aethon
Additional cash augments a $4M investment from 2012 (January 13, 2014)


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