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Toyota Staffs Up for AI, Robotics Research
The new Toyota Research Institute is doing more than developing self-driving vehicles; the company has a vision of a future full of robots. (March 01, 2016)

Where Do the Candidates Stand on Robotics?
Between the sound bites, the presidential candidates have said little so far about their stances on robotics and automation. (February 29, 2016)

General Dynamics Buys UUV Maker Bluefin Robotics
The global fleet of naval robotics is growing, as General Dynamics Mission Systems acquires Bluefin Robotics. (February 29, 2016)

Will SEC’s New 501(a) “Investor” Ruling Aid Robotics Newbies?
Although $1 million these days does not go very far, to many it’s a godsend. (February 26, 2016)

5 Reasons to Attend RoboBusiness Europe This Year
RoboBusiness Europe 2016 will mark its fourth annual gathering in Odense, Denmark, and anyone interested in global robotics should check it out. (February 25, 2016)

WPI Makes Firefighting Robot Nimble for the Navy
Although last year's DARPA Robotics Challenge demonstrated the limitations of humanoid robots, researchers are working hard to overcome them. (February 24, 2016)

Do You Know Where Robotics Is Headed Next?
Economists are telling us that we are in the early stages of a classic “reap” cycle for robots and automation (February 23, 2016)

Universal Robots Hails First ISO Cobot Spec
Esben Ostergaard, CTO of UR, likens the ongoing International Organization for Standardization safety effort as similar to that for cars. (February 23, 2016)

Can This Robot Put an End to Malaria?
The first-ever 100-percent effective anti-malaria vaccine. (February 22, 2016)

Robots Largely Unaffected by China’s Economic Malaise
Companies in this market must expect that new local competitors will emerge – partly supported by the Chinese government. (February 22, 2016)

Dutch Agricultural Robots to Reap Research Benefits
The Netherlands is emerging as a leader in autonomous farming, but precision and commercialization are still hurdles. (February 18, 2016)

Boeing, University Teams Apply AI to Aircraft Safety
In addition to the robots it's using for aircraft manufacturing, Boeing is working with Carnegie Mellon University on big data analytics. (February 17, 2016)

Toshiba Wields Robot Arms in Delicate Fukushima Fuel Job
Five years after the earthquake and tsunami devastated Fukushima, Japan, purpose-built robots are going where people can't. (February 16, 2016)

Welcome to the Global RBR50 List for 2016
Our fifth anniversary edition of the global 50 best in robotics list for 2016 tells an intriguing tale about where robotics is headed and why. (February 15, 2016)

Denmark Invests in Industrial Automation, Robotics Education
Manufacturers and small and midsize enterprises adopt robots, with several projects linking government, academia, and industry. (February 15, 2016)



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