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Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton
Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots
Otherlab: Developing Low-Cost, Inflatable Robots


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In-Depth Analysis
Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton
Parker Hannifin is among a field of international companies competing in the exoskeleton market. We look at the latest developments of the Indego exoskeleton and challenges it will need to overcome. (April 16, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots
Modular Robotics offers hands-on robotic construction kits for kids. Learn how Modular grew from a PhD research project into the Boulder, Colo.-based company it is today. (April 09, 2014)

RBR Insights
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)

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Robo-Stox Hits $100M in Assets: Analyzing the ETF’s Future
The Robo-Stox ETF has surpassed $100 million in assets under management after debuting six months ago. We examine how bright the future is for Robo-Stox. (March 11, 2014)

Analyst Outlook
Google and iRobot “Breaking Good” for Robotics in 2014
Two stocks for possible greatness. (February 14, 2014)

Analyst Outlook
Is Perceptron’s Technology a Worthy Acquisition Target?
3D laser measurement system gets scrutiny amid M&A activity (January 02, 2014)

Analyst Outlook
Adept & iRobot Stamped as New Pioneers
In-depth look as to why these two robot manufacturers deserve considerable investor attention. (September 18, 2013)

Analyst Outlook
Is a Robotics “Babel” Headed toward Health Care for 2014?
Will interoperability issues affect the thousands of medical robots enteingr the health care delivery system? (August 20, 2013)

Analyst Outlook
Wall Street Once Again Smiles on iRobot
IROBOT has a diversified and expanding product lineup that constantly benefits from cross-market and cross-product R&D. (July 26, 2013)

In-Depth Analysis
Exoskeletons: The Rise of the Wearable Robot Industry
Twenty-seven pounds of freedom, improved health…and a new industry to be worth $292M annually (May 12, 2013)

In-Depth Analysis
The Technology that Could Save Robotic Surgery Millions
A formal verification technique being developed by researchers could ensure robotic surgical systems are free of software bugs. (May 03, 2013)

Analyst Outlook
Diving into ABB’s Discrete Automation Division
Analyst Jim Nash profiles ABB's Robotics division. (April 02, 2013)

Analyst Outlook
Adept Technology Resets for 2013
What the largest U.S.-based industrial robot producer has planned for the food industry and more (February 22, 2013)

In-Depth Analysis
Robots That Help Children
Robots can provide a perfect bridge between the human and technological worlds. (January 03, 2013)

In-Depth Analysis
Once More, with Feeling: Tactile Sensors for Mechatronic Systems
BioTac shares an important characteristic with human fingers: a fingerprint, (January 03, 2013)





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