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

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

Fukushima: Japan Becoming Leader in Disaster Robots?
Fukushima is one tragedy that nature can’t hide, at least, not right away. (March 10, 2014)

Kinova Honored for JACO Robotic Arm
Kinova Robotics received the prestigious Innovation 2014 Award from the German Paraplegia Foundation for its JACO robotic arm, a six-axis robotic manipulator arm with a three-finger hand that can be integrated in almost all models and configurations of power wheelchair controls. (February 28, 2014)

Can Robotics Aid Australia’s Declining Industrial Base?
"We can borrow and build from what has already been developed." (February 26, 2014)

Analyst Outlook
Google and iRobot “Breaking Good” for Robotics in 2014
Two stocks for possible greatness. (February 14, 2014)

Robot Mason Lays 3,000 Bricks a Day
A great way to attract younger people into the trade. (February 13, 2014)

INCJ Fund Acquires 20% of Robot Hand Maker for $4.9M
Robotic hands make human-like movements, picking up and moving soft objects. (February 11, 2014)

Google’s Robotics IP+Android OS=FoxBots?
Foxconn's long-awaited robot army to be Google powered? (February 11, 2014)

Micro-robots to Precisely Construct Human Organs
Tissue engineering and 3D printing have become vitally important. (February 10, 2014)

Robot News Roundup: Japan 2014
Robot News Roundup takes a thumbnail look at some of Japan's latest products, top technology and best ideas. (February 09, 2014)

Robot Vision Systems Notch Big Advance
Robot to better navigate surroundings and able to see objects precisely. (January 30, 2014)

In Our Own Image: 3D Bioprinting Ourselves
3-D printing in medicine will grow into a $1.9 billion industry. (January 25, 2014)

Earnings Drop 5% as Intuitive Stumbles Over Weak Sales
Shares take hit in after-hours trading. (January 23, 2014)

Robotic Hand Nearly as Dexterous as Natural Limb
The IMES System bridges the brain to the artificial limb. (January 23, 2014)



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