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Latest Industrial Automation News
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)

Analyst Outlook
Why Jobs Are Lost to Robots: IT in a New Form Factor
The inescapable fact that humans have been grappling with for decades: feeling marginalized by the very machines that we create. (December 07, 2014)

EU Robotics Update: Horizon 2020 Confirms $102M New Funding
EU goal is to create 240,000 jobs through robotics by 2020. (December 05, 2014)

Zacks Applauds iRobot’s Tenacity for Success
It’s always nice to point to a pure-play robot manufacturer as the star in the lineup. (November 18, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
Can China’s Homegrown Robots Supplant Foreign Brands?
The robot gold rush for foreign robot brands may well be coming to an end. (November 13, 2014)

RMT Robotics Joins Muratec Group as Part of Cimcorp Acquisition
RMT Robotics, a Cimcorp Oy company, joined the Muratec Group as part of the acquisition of Cimcorp Oy and its subsidiaries by Kyoto, Japan-based Murata Machinery, Ltd. Together, the companies will provide material handling solutions to a global client base. Both Muratec and Cimcorp will continue business operations going forward with no change to their current strategies. (November 10, 2014)

Wall Street Finally Tosses a Smile at HP. Could It Be 3D Printing?
HP’s anticipated good fortunes are swirling around 18 Broad Street, and all is happiness. (November 07, 2014)

Baxter Collaborative Robot More Flexible with Robot Positioning System
Rethink Robotics has introduced version 3.1 of its Intera software that allows the Baxter collaborative robot "to manage and adapt to ever-changing, real-world environments." The key feature in the software upgrade is Rethink's Robot Positioning System (RPS) that more quickly and easily re-deploys Baxter after common plant-floor variations occur, such as tables being bumped and fixtures being moved. (November 03, 2014)

Rubin Exits the GooglePlex. Here’s a Thought as to Why
Why did Andy Rubin leave the GooglePlex? (November 01, 2014)

HP Wades into 3D Printing: Is It Now Suddenly Harder for the Little Guy?
Hewlett-Packard's newly announced 3D printing system might well be a new revolution within that 3D revolution. (October 30, 2014)

Fox TV Again Taps RoboBusiness Exec for Robotics Update
Rich Erb and Casey Nobile update TV news shows on robotics tech. (October 27, 2014)

Building the Factory of the Future at RoboBusiness
Baxter put an end to the conversations; Baxter made the co-robot a reality. (October 17, 2014)

7 Game-Changing Robots
RoboBusiness presents the winners of the 2014 Game Changer Awards, honoring the robotics industry's remarkable technical accomplishments and their makers. (October 15, 2014)

RTEX: Dubai Debuts Robot & Automation Expo
RTEX 2014 focused on those technologies of nearest and most benefit to the both the near-term and long-term UAE economy. (October 09, 2014)



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