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Could This Be the Hertz of Robot Rentals?
Matt Bush and Rob Goldiez are co-founders and principals of the world’s first robot rental startup company. (April 29, 2016)

AI Research Translates Into International ‘Soft Power’
Like robotics, AI research is increasingly seen as key to a nation's standing, but the question remains on how to share information while staying ahead. (April 27, 2016)

Our Man in Atlanta Scoping Out MODEX 2016
The cutting-edge technologies that will define the future of warehousing and supply chains. (April 17, 2016)

Robotics Companies Garner Funds for Converging Technologies
Grishin Robotics has raised $100 million for investing in robotics, as Intel and others look to components and IoT. (April 14, 2016)

AGVs get an ETA With Seegrid’s Subway Platform
Safety and efficiency are the goals for humans and Seegrid's mobile robots working together in a washing machine factory. (April 13, 2016)

Investing in Robotics 2016: What’s Happening & Why
How and where are robotics investments showing themselves best? (April 08, 2016)

MODEX Getting More and More to Look Like a Robot Expo
“Why are there so few advanced robots working in our warehouses, helping us to meet modern distribution challenges?” (April 07, 2016)

Collaborative Robots: Power and Force
Power and force applications involve cobot operations where there is a chance of contact between the robot and the human co-worker. (April 05, 2016)

The “Mixed Pallet” Finally Falls to Robot Hands
Things have suddenly changed for the fabled humans-only mixed pallet. Its days are over! (April 04, 2016)

How Patents Die: Expiring 3D Printing Patents
An expired 3D printing patent gives only the right to use that specific 20-year-old technology, or does it? (April 01, 2016)

Collaborative Robots: Speed and Separation
As part of its series of downloads on collaborative robotics, Omron describes how speed and separation are relevant to safe cobot operations. (March 29, 2016)

Collaborative Robots: Safety-Rated Monitored Stop
Omron explains how collaborative robots should be designed to work in a safety-rated stop application. (March 29, 2016)

Collaborative Robots: Hand Guiding
Collaborative robots can allow human operators to manually move them to certain limited positions. (March 29, 2016)

Collaborative Robots: Risk Assessment
Omron lays out the steps involved for ensuring safe operations of collaborative robots. (March 29, 2016)

Collaborative Robot Introduction
Omron begins its series of whitepapers on collaborative robots with relevant definitions. (March 29, 2016)



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