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Canon Spends $3.2B to Widen Focus to Robotics
Camera company plans to increase automated production, while Fanuc readies for IoT. (September 02, 2015)

Bombs Away: Intel Drops $60M on China Drone Maker
"At Intel we believe in a smart and connected world." --CEO Brian Krzanich (August 28, 2015)

Vicarious’ AI Vision Draws $70M From International Investors
Vicarious tries to emulate human vision, and big companies hope to apply its technology. (August 19, 2015)

Zymergen, Ginkgo Raise Millions for Automated Biotech
In the pursuit of new materials, two rivals have raised nearly $100 million for automated testing and production of custom microbes. (August 17, 2015)

Warehouse Automator GreyOrange Gets $30M to Expand
Tiger Global and Blume Ventures provide more funding to GreyOrange as e-commerce tries to squeeze more efficiencies and AI research intensifies in India. (August 13, 2015)

Robotics Hub: Pittsburgh’s New “Lab to Market” Funding Source
Hoping that spinoff companies of consequence stay in western Pennsylvania. (August 12, 2015)

Advanced Lower GI Surgical Robot Secures $11.2M
Existing robotically assisted surgical devices are rarely used for colon resection surgeries. (August 07, 2015)

Bossa Nova Grabs $9.1M. For mObi?
With the sudden ka-ching of investor cash registers, mObi and the gang at Bossa Nova have been unexpectedly reanimated. (August 07, 2015)

Jibo Raises $11M From Asian Investors
Jibo, whose social robot is currently sold out, has gotten funding from telecom firms, venture capital providers, and Internet of Things companies in China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. (August 06, 2015)

Industrial Automation Acquisitions Show Bullish Market
Deals between Robotnik and Smokie Robotics, Lincoln Electric and Rimrock, and Hypotherm and Jabez try to take advantage of automation synergies. (August 06, 2015)

In-Depth Analysis
Robotics Investments Soar in 1H2015
The clear message from the first half of 2015 is that this is just the beginning of something really big. (July 21, 2015)

San Mateo to Host Robotics as a Business Conference
The Robotics as a Business conference will examine how emerging technologies and trends will affect businesses and what they can do about it. (July 07, 2015)

TransEnterix Raising $50M, Waits for FDA to Approve SurgiBot
TransEnterix is raising funds for sales and clinical reps for its SurgiBot, which it is positioning as an affordable alternative to Intuitive's da Vinci. (July 01, 2015)

Equity Markets Approach Robotics With Caution
Investors are wary of the high expectations for robots and tend to value software over hardware, but the industry is growing and changing. (June 29, 2015)

Does ‘Make in India’ Auger the Rise of a New Asian Giant?
"How does a country go from a laggard to leader in such a short period? What’s behind the Indian magic?" (June 26, 2015)



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