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U.K. Robotics and Employment—What Does the Future Hold?
A University of Oxford paper and the British press have warned that automation, AI, and robotics will replace up to half of jobs, but will really happen is uncertain.
(November 12, 2015)
Yulun Wang, co-founder of Computer Motion and InTouch Health, explains how he got into surgical robotics, his tech wish list, and the differences between privately held and public companies.
(November 11, 2015)
Toyota launches startup fund, promotes hydrogen cells, and again partners with MIT and Stanford.
(November 06, 2015)
Pepper, which is selling briskly in Japan, gains enterprise apps and looks to global markets.
(November 03, 2015)
Japan Begins Executing on Its Robot Plans
Researchers, companies heed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's call for a robotics revolution, but "Galapagos Syndrome" is still a risk.
(November 02, 2015)
Preventative Medicine: Locking Down Healthcare Robots
University of Washington researchers hack an open-source robot, demonstrating vulnerability in all tele-operated robots.
(October 27, 2015)
In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics
Ten prominent women in robotics describe their research and development in areas including human-machine interaction, materials handling, and nanomedicine.
(October 15, 2015)
Yaskawa, Midea Join Forces for Robot Ventures
Japanese and Chinese companies cooperate to capture a share of the growing industrial automation and service robotics markets.
(October 14, 2015)
Cambridge University Team Devises Multifunction Materials
By combining materials at nanoscale, a University of Cambridge team has created designer materials that combine functions and sensing.
(October 07, 2015)
New Network to Boost U.K. Robotics Capabilities
The U.K. Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network and the Northern Robotics Network invest millions to facilitate commercialization, help local economy.
(September 30, 2015)
Market for Medical Robotics Hits Growth Spurt
Auris Surgical Robotics and XACT Robotic raise millions, while TransEnterix and Omnicell make strategic buys.
(September 29, 2015)
Five Things We Learned at RoboBusiness 2015
This year's RoboBusiness in San Jose was our eleventh gathering of robotics researchers, makers, investors, and users. See what one newbie found out from panelists and exhibitors.
(September 26, 2015)
Five Ways for Robotics to Save California
Disaster relief, agriculture, industrial automation, and traffic reduction are just some of the areas where robotics applications can help the Golden State thrive.
(September 23, 2015)
Omron to Acquire Adept Technology for $200M
Omron is buying Adept, the largest industrial automation provider in the U.S., for $200 million. Both companies stand to gain distribution, and Adept hopes for financial stability.
(September 16, 2015)
UAE Launches International ‘Robotics for Good’ Competition
The United Arab Emirates is offering $1 million for innovative applications of robotics and AI to health, education, and social services.
(September 16, 2015)