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Machine Vision Attracts International Investment
The promise of safer and more efficient factories, smart homes, and more responsive robots is encouraging the latest wave of machine vision spending. (May 26, 2016)

Elder Care Robots Are Necessary and Imminent, Say European Experts
People may not yet be aware of the potential benefits from home or elder care robots, but organizations are already testing them. (May 25, 2016)

Increased Telepresence Robot R&D Transforms User Experience
Telepresence robot developments, including better sensors, operator feedback, and wider applications could help the market grow. (May 24, 2016)

Component Makers: Backbone of Autonomous Vehicles
Lightweight materials, miniaturization, intelligence and electrification spur race to lead in electronics for autonomous- and connected-vehicles. (May 21, 2016)

In Asian Robotics Industry Race, India Goes Its Own Way
What is the best way for a nation or region to develop its robotics industry? India's approach is different to those of Japan, China, or South Korea, but will it be effective? (May 18, 2016)

Researchers Tighten Focus on Robot Vision
Machine vision has been expensive and difficult to accomplish, but researchers in Switzerland, Australia, and the U.S. are working on different methods to enable robots to see for themselves. (May 17, 2016)

Taiwanese and U.K. Robotics Sectors Forming Strong Links
Following a successful trade mission to Taiwan, the U.K. robotics sector is beginning to forge stronger partnerships with its Taiwanese counterpart. (May 16, 2016)

Go East, Logistics Robot, Go East…and Quickly!
One thing for sure is that there is a genuine robot gold rush waiting to happen for logistics robots in China. (May 14, 2016)

Robotics Funding Focuses on Industrial Automation
Robotics investments bounce back, as increased pressure for productivity makes industrial automation more valuable. (May 12, 2016)

Industry 4.0: Robotics Presents a Golden Opportunity
Manufacturing is being forced to modernize by e-commerce, and robotics is widely seen as the solution. National strategies must rapidly evolve to keep up. (May 11, 2016)

Why Robot Law Around Industrial Automation Varies Worldwide
As industrial automation increases worldwide, so too do safety and economic concerns. A country's approach to robot law depends on its priorities. (May 11, 2016)

Agricultural Robots Help Australian Farms Boost Productivity
To be the "food bowl" for Asia, Australian agriculture will have to improve its efficiency. Fortunately, several agricultural robot projects are working to apply technology to challenges on the ground and in the air. (May 10, 2016)

Cobot Applications Still Widening, Says UR Exec
Cobots are moving from major automakers to small and midsize enterprises, said Universal Robots' Scott Mabie at the International Collaborative Robots Workshop. (May 09, 2016)

Horizon 2020 Update: European Robotics Projects Proliferate
Multiple European robotics organizations are calling for projects to demonstrate technology's social and economic benefits, but can they stimulate competitiveness? (May 06, 2016)

Driverless Cars and Millennials’ “Prime Buying Years”
So, is it legitimate to project, as many do, that Millennials will be the first U.S. generation to embrace or even demand autonomous vehicles? (May 06, 2016)


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