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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)

Analyst Outlook
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)

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)



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