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

British Robotics Aims for Revival
Britain has long lagged behind many other nations in robot development and application (March 20, 2014)

The Essential Interview: iRobot’s Paolo Pirjanian
Paolo Pirjanian, a life in robotics. (March 19, 2014)

Expense, Expertise and Fear Keep SMBs from Buying Robots
Are SMBs wary of robots? (March 19, 2014)

Ava 500 Telepresence Robot: Another Boon for iRobot?
The Ava 500 telepresence robot from iRobot and Cisco is no longer in beta. What remains to be seen is how big a play telepresence can be for iRobot, an RBR50 company. (March 18, 2014)

RoboBusiness 2014 Announces Advisory Council
RoboBusiness is working closely with the advisors to build a comprehensive program that brings together high-level decision makers and highlights cutting edge robotics technologies, new business strategies and market opportunities for its attendees. (March 17, 2014)

Could a Robot’s AI Algorithm Be Racist or Ageist?
Companies investing in co-worker robots should beware of labor laws (March 17, 2014)

Honeybee Robotics Secures NASA Funding for Planetary Sampling Systems
RBR50 company Honeybee Robotics has received two NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II awards for new approaches to comet and planetary sampling technology. (March 17, 2014)

Otherlab: Developing Low-Cost, Inflatable Robots
San Francisco, Calif.-based startup Otherlab is developing robots with textile-based, inflatable actuators that contract upon inflation into specially-designed shapes to effect motion. Since these robots are built out of lightweight fabric-and-air structural members and powered via pneumatics or hydraulics, they exhibit large strength-to-weight ratios. (March 17, 2014)

Xconomy’s 3rd Annual Summing Up of Robotics
April is a great time of year to do a summing up on the status of robotics. (March 14, 2014)

Tasty Impact: 3D Printing, Twinkies and Robotics
Are the world's giant and not so giant food producers aware of 3D printed food? (March 14, 2014)

Australia Invests in Northrop Triton MQ-4C Maritime Drones
Australia has purchased a fleet of Northrop Grumman Triton MQ-4C drones to patrol its oceans and borders. The purchase represents a significant investment in a robotic future for the next generation of patrol aircraft. (March 14, 2014)

C-Bot Physiotherapist Robot Conducting Experimental Upper Body Treatment
The C-Bot robotic system, being created by FisioBot, consists of two robotic arms from RBR50 company Universal Robots, fitted with a 2-finger adaptive robot gripper by Robotiq. (March 14, 2014)

ABB Ventures and Berwind Put $14M into Persimmon
A new approach to making motor components using 3D deposition processes (March 11, 2014)

KUKA Acquires ALEMA Automation
ALEMA Automation supplies automation solutions to the aviation industry. (March 11, 2014)

Boll vs. KUKA Robot Ping Pong Match a Missed Opportunity
The much-hyped ping pong match between Timo Boll and KUKA's Agilus robot disappoints, fails to communicate capabilities of highly-effective industrial robot arms. (March 11, 2014)


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