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Collaborative Robot Introduction
Omron begins its series of whitepapers on collaborative robots with relevant definitions. (March 29, 2016)

Collaborative Robots Create a ‘Tear Down This Wall’ Moment
Like the fall of the Berlin Wall, collaborative robots are at a crucial moment in their history. Omron looks at how technological developments affect safety. (March 29, 2016)

Ocado Expects Robots and IoT to Revolutionize Logistics
Ocado's Smart Platform and its wireless controls could expand industrial automation and mobile robots to warehouses worldwide. (March 18, 2016)

Robotics in India Starts Small but Is Growing Fast
Robotics researchers and automation companies are building to a critical mass to help the sector position India as an industry leader. (March 15, 2016)

U.K. Companies Grab a Slice of the Surgical Robotics Market
Global demand could reach 10 million procedures per year, as Renishaw, NightstaRx, and CMR work on minimally invasive robotic surgery systems. (March 09, 2016)

Deep Learning Leads to More AI Investments
Artificial intelligence research into deep learning and human-robot collaboration is getting support from major technology companies, as robots get smarter and more capable. (March 07, 2016)

Rethink Robotics Expands German, Chinese Distribution
Jim Lawton, chief marketing officer at Rethink Robotics, describes what the cobot maker is looking for as it seeks international partners. (March 03, 2016)

Universal Robots Hails First ISO Cobot Spec
Esben Ostergaard, CTO of UR, likens the ongoing International Organization for Standardization safety effort as similar to that for cars. (February 23, 2016)

Can This Robot Put an End to Malaria?
The first-ever 100-percent effective anti-malaria vaccine. (February 22, 2016)

Dutch Agricultural Robots to Reap Research Benefits
The Netherlands is emerging as a leader in autonomous farming, but precision and commercialization are still hurdles. (February 18, 2016)

Toshiba Wields Robot Arms in Delicate Fukushima Fuel Job
Five years after the earthquake and tsunami devastated Fukushima, Japan, purpose-built robots are going where people can't. (February 16, 2016)

Fraunhofer IFF Robots Punch People for Research
Collaborative robots need metrics and rules to know the balance between sufficient force to injure humans and reasonable speeds. (February 03, 2016)

Hansen Medical Sells Cardiac Robot to Dutch Center
Maastricht University Medical Center buys robotic-guided cardiac catheter system, but recent acquisitions demonstrate industry's growing pains. (January 25, 2016)

Robotics Takeways From CES 2016
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is too much for one person to take in, but we gather some lessons about robotics for you. (January 18, 2016)

Toyota’s New AI Hire Discusses Research at CES 2016
James Kuffner, who has moved from Google to Toyota, discussed robotics, AI, and cloud computing at the Consumer Electronics Show. (January 14, 2016)



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