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In-Depth Analysis
Robot Invasion of Pearl River Delta at Full Tilt
A remarkable and fast-moving change is taking place in China’s province of Guangdong. (April 10, 2015)

Analyst Outlook
Google, J&J to Scrub Together in New-Age OR
The emergence of disruptive technologies and how they are beginning to transform the healthcare system. (March 28, 2015)

In-Depth Analysis
2014 Robot Orders Up 28% in Units, 19% in Dollars over 2013
Robot orders: 25,425 robots valued at $1.6 billion for North American customers in 2014 set new record. (February 10, 2015)

Analyst Outlook
China’s Industrial Robot Boom Amazes Experts
By 2017, there will be more industrial robots in China than in either the EU or North America. (February 07, 2015)

Analyst Outlook
VCs Show Lots of Love for Robotics in 2014
The inflection point has arrived and investments have begun to flow. (February 02, 2015)

RBR Insights
Touch of Genius: Modbot’s Standardized Parts
The elegant thinking behind such a simple idea, engineering that could well revolutionize the building of robots. (January 26, 2015)

In-Depth Analysis
CES 2015: Strategy for Making Lots of Money in Robotics
Merging inflection points and critical mass combine for major play at consumer sales (January 11, 2015)

Analyst Outlook
Future Supply Chains: Faster, Smaller, Cheaper, Local
Today’s complex global supply chains are poised to be dismantled. (December 26, 2014)

Analyst Outlook
Global AUV Industry Slated to Grow 36% in Commercial Sector
The highest growth rate will be experienced by Africa and South America because of activity in deep-water oil and gas drilling. (December 25, 2014)

Analyst Outlook
Ready, Set, Invest! Robotics in 2015
Is the investment scene in 2015 ready for a big year in robotics? (December 25, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
The Siri Effect on Robotics
It’s a profound moment for humanity, a real shake-up in the common ways in which we live, work and interact with families, friends, colleagues and neighbors. (December 20, 2014)

Apple Rejects Foxbots as Too Clumsy…by a Hair
Terry Gou’s robot army of Smartphone assemblers just got orders to retreat back to the R&D lab for refinements. (December 13, 2014)

Analyst Outlook
Why Jobs Are Lost to Robots: IT in a New Form Factor
The inescapable fact that humans have been grappling with for decades: feeling marginalized by the very machines that we create. (December 07, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
Exoskeleton Revolution: From Rigid to Soft to Ultra Soft
2014 was a breakout year for exoskeletons. The field is now crowded and very active with competing brands. (November 19, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
The Ultimate Guide to Agricultural Robotics
27 of the many agricultural robotics companies attempting to provide solutions for farming problems. (November 17, 2014)



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