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)
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)
Fetch Robotics Grabs $3M for New-Look Logistics Robot
"We’re targeting the logistics market, looking to do order fulfillment with robots."
(February 09, 2015)
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)
Ouch! Adept Gets Slammed After Reporting Loss
Adept cites "delayed orders from several customers and geographic softening in China and Europe" for its woes.
(February 04, 2015)
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)
Japan Pledges $850M plus Deregulation of Robots to Spur Jobs
The Abe administration expects the use of robots to also boost productivity.
(January 24, 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)
$26.6M More: Investment Money Loves Rethink Robotics
Not bad for a company with a single product, Baxter, the co-robot, that’s had decidedly unspectacular sales since its introduction in late 2012.
(January 08, 2015)
Omron and Cyberdyne Join Forces in Factory Automation
Omron Corp. will provide motion-detecting sensors for Cyberdyne Inc.’s robotic products.
(January 01, 2015)
Future Supply Chains: Faster, Smaller, Cheaper, Local
Today’s complex global supply chains are poised to be dismantled.
(December 26, 2014)
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)