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Latest Industrial Automation News
Is There Such a Thing as a Robot?
The law has found the Internet unsettling. (April 17, 2014)

Does This Robot Cleaner Have a Future?
User tests successfully demonstrated the feasibility of Care-O-Bot (April 13, 2014)

PetriJet Compact Lab Automation Robot Ready to Market
PetriJet, a lab automation robot aimed at small-to-medium size laboratories looking for an affordable way to automate processes, is ready for the market. The diminutive lab automation robot PetriJet handles 100 petri dishes an hour. (April 07, 2014)

Future Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost
European researchers involved in the STAMINA project have concluded a series of experiments on a flexible robot learning system that allows factory bots to be easily trained by co-workers. (April 04, 2014)

Smart Robot with a Hot Hand: Welding Gets More Profitable
Automated welding for small and medium-sized job shops. (April 04, 2014)

British Robotics Aims for Revival
Britain has long lagged behind many other nations in robot development and application (March 20, 2014)

Expense, Expertise and Fear Keep SMBs from Buying Robots
Are SMBs wary of robots? (March 19, 2014)

Could a Robot’s AI Algorithm Be Racist or Ageist?
Companies investing in co-worker robots should beware of labor laws (March 17, 2014)

Tasty Impact: 3D Printing, Twinkies and Robotics
Are the world's giant and not so giant food producers aware of 3D printed food? (March 14, 2014)

ABB Ventures and Berwind Put $14M into Persimmon
A new approach to making motor components using 3D deposition processes (March 11, 2014)

KUKA Acquires ALEMA Automation
ALEMA Automation supplies automation solutions to the aviation industry. (March 11, 2014)

Boll vs. KUKA Robot Ping Pong Match a Missed Opportunity
The much-hyped ping pong match between Timo Boll and KUKA's Agilus robot disappoints, fails to communicate capabilities of highly-effective industrial robot arms. (March 11, 2014)

Seegrid Debuts GWS35 Unmanned Walkie Stacker
Seegrid has introduced its GWS35 unmanned walkie stacker that automatically picks, drops, stacks and puts away loads up to 72 inches at a maximum load capacity of 3,500 pounds. (March 10, 2014)

Guangzhou Joins Shanghai as Rising Giant of Chinese Robotics
Rising labor costs expand work domain for industrial robots. (March 06, 2014)

Google Watch: How Will Meka Fit into the GoogleBot Anatomy?
Using robots to replace human workers would be the next big thing in the technology industry. (February 28, 2014)





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