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Robots on the Radio: Ocado Disrupts Grocery Delivery
Agritechnique UGEVs Adapt to Emergency Situations
Will Robots Make Farm Work a 24/7 Business?

POS Testing Goes Robotic With Rhiscom Automaton
Chile-based Rhiscom's Automaton testing system includes a robot that can swipe cards and operate a point-of-sale keypad. (April 28, 2016)

AI Research Translates Into International ‘Soft Power’
Like robotics, AI research is increasingly seen as key to a nation's standing, but the question remains on how to share information while staying ahead. (April 27, 2016)

The Essential Interview: Aldo Zini, President and CEO of Aethon
Aldo Zini, CEO of Aethon, describes the development of the TUG mobile healthcare robot and what experience robotics students should get. (April 26, 2016)

The FDA Weakens the Prospects for TransEnterix’s SurgiBot
The FDA's rejection of TransEnterix's submission of SurgiBot for approval could force the company to undertake an expensive effort to show that it's safe. (April 25, 2016)

Every Robot Equals the Sum of Its Parts…and Then Some
ABI Research is forecasting “robotic component revenues to exceed $2.36 billion” in 2016. (April 24, 2016)

Soft Robotics Blend Rigid, Deformable Components
A combination of materials is enabling soft robots to be more responsive, as researchers develop devices that can hop and shapeshift. (April 20, 2016)

Warehouse Robots From IAM Move to Meet Demand
With a combination of vision-based autonomy, vacuum picking, and management software, IAM's robots can work in existing warehouses. (April 18, 2016)

Our Man in Atlanta Scoping Out MODEX 2016
The cutting-edge technologies that will define the future of warehousing and supply chains. (April 17, 2016)

Robotics Companies Garner Funds for Converging Technologies
Grishin Robotics has raised $100 million for investing in robotics, as Intel and others look to components and IoT. (April 14, 2016)

AGVs get an ETA With Seegrid’s Subway Platform
Safety and efficiency are the goals for humans and Seegrid's mobile robots working together in a washing machine factory. (April 13, 2016)

AI Competition Seen as Key to National Security
The U.S. is still the leader on the AI battlefield, but other nations are investing in AI for a different mix of strategic and economic goals. (April 12, 2016)

Google Parent Alphabet Demoes New Biped Robot
At the New Economy Summit in Tokyo, Schaft showed off a bipedal robot that could have numerous applications, even if it declined to say what they were. (April 11, 2016)

MODEX Getting More and More to Look Like a Robot Expo
“Why are there so few advanced robots working in our warehouses, helping us to meet modern distribution challenges?” (April 07, 2016)

Geopolitics Guides Military Robotics Race
The drive to geopolitical security has led several nations to develop military robotics. Autonomous weapons systems provide both opportunity and peril. (April 06, 2016)

Humanoid Shows Iran’s Potential for Robotics
The Middle East isn't considered a hotbed of robotics R&D, but its universities have strong programs, and the region could follow others to tech-based prosperity. (April 05, 2016)


Special Focus: Robots and the Law
Robots and the Law

Expert insight on the ethical and legal issues affecting robot regulations globally.


Starship Goes the Last Mile for Deliveries

Get Ahead of Commercial Drone Rules

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
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Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


How Patents Die: Expiring 3D Printing Patents

Autonomous Marine Systems Raises Seed Funding

3D Printing Begins to Come of Age…Finally!
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