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Robotic Welding to Benefit From Updated Controls, Clearer Vision
A presenter at the Automate show said that welding robots should be controllable from iPhones. (April 01, 2015)

Australian Efforts to Hone Robotic Vision Get Government Support
The Australian Centre for Robotic Vision is working to improve machine vision for tasks such as fruit picking and environmental monitoring. (March 25, 2015)

Careful Robotic Hand Picks Its Way Through Technical, Competitive Challenges
A robotic hand developed at TU Delft copies biological movement to nimbly handle fruit for the growing international market. (March 21, 2015)

Automation Brings Opportunities for Savvy Job Seekers
Despite the claims of some studies, human skills will still be marketable as industrial automation increases. Workers will need retraining and some tech smarts to retain careers alongside robots. (March 10, 2015)

China: Industrial Automation Grows Despite Slowing Economy
Not only is China a major market for robots; it’s also fertile ground for brave investors and partnerships. (March 06, 2015)

Webcast: 3D Printing in a World of Plastics
A veritable explosion in the 3D printing of nearly everything has ensued ever since 2009. (March 02, 2015)

Forecast: Advanced Industrial Robots to Power New Wave of Productivity
Global robotics installations to increase at a compound annual rate of approximately ten percent. (February 22, 2015)

The Essential Interview: Rodney Brooks, Founder of Rethink Robotics
Rodney Brooks, founder of Rethink Robotics, shares some of his underlying principles in technology, academia and business. (February 12, 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)

Samsung Electronics Launches New $100M Robotics Lab
The lab follows the mission set out by CEO BK Yoon to ramp up the Internet of Things (IoT) to the max. (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)

Accidents with Robots: Bruises, Broken Bones or Worse
What’s it take for a robot to hurt a human? Apparently, not much. (January 15, 2015)

Webcast: Investing in Robotics for 2015
Please join us for a fascinating look at investing in the here-and-now of robotics as well as its immediate future. (January 14, 2015)

Great Disappearing Act: French Industrial Robots
What's behind France's poor performance in terms of the number of robots installed in domestic factories? (December 18, 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)



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