German Robotics Research Targets New Horizons
Germany has long been a strong user of industrial automation, but expanding applications, university research, and savvy PR are helping the country retain its robotics leadership.
(September 15, 2015)
WPI Wins $570,000 in NSF Grants for Soft Robotics
Worcester Polytechnic Institute wins two grants to develop soft robotics, which could be useful for medical, search-and-rescue, and co-working applications.
(September 14, 2015)
Singapore Builds on Robotics Innovation
The city-state is pursuing robotics through university-corporate partnerships and by attracting international talent.
(September 08, 2015)
Robotics—the Indian Way
India lags in robotics adoption compared with East Asia and the West, but a clean slate and frugal innovation could help it catch up.
(September 03, 2015)
Vecna Cares About Robotics Standards, Absorbs VGo
Vecna is working with other organizations to develop robotics standards, says CTO Daniel Theobald, who says that automation for its own sake isn't enough.
(September 03, 2015)
Competitiveness, Education at Stake for MassRobotics
Vecna CEO and other MassRobotics board members talk about regional robotics initiative's goals and the need to stay competitive.
(September 01, 2015)
University of Limerick Pilots Intelligent ROVs
Irish researchers develop semi-autonomous sea drones that can be controlled from around the world.
(August 21, 2015)
The Essential Interview: NASA Researcher Robert Ambrose
Sometimes it is rocket science. See what a senior NASA researcher says is his favorite project and how he worked with GM on Robo-Glove and Robonaut.
(August 20, 2015)
Mobile Robots Podcast: Capabilities, Industrial Impact and ROI
In this RoboBriefing, Adept Technology's Terry Hannon explains how autonomous indoor vehicles are evolving along with the supply chain, manufacturing, and service needs. The supply chain is becoming more efficient through lean manufacturing and similar practices. In response, robots are getting smarter and smaller, making them safer to work alongside humans, explains Hannon. Get the breakdown on the best applications and value proposition for this frontier of robotics.
(July 15, 2015)
Investing in Robotics: Landscape for Industrial Robotics in 2015 and Beyond
Join Steve Crowe and Jeremie Capron, the director of equity research at New York-based CLSA America, for a deep-dive into investment opportunities in industrial robotics. According to a 2014 Global Venture Capital Confidence Survey, robotics showed the biggest year-over-year jumps in global investor confidence with a 4 percent increase over 2013.
(July 09, 2015)
3D Printing Podcast: Growth Projections, Drivers and Major Players
The 3D printing industry is growing so rapidly that analysts are forced to revise their projections constantly. Want to understand what all the buzz is about and the logic behind those billion-dollar projections? Join Steve Crowe and ARK Investment Management's Tasha Keeney for a breakdown of the drivers behind 3D printing's high-growth projections.
(July 08, 2015)
The Essential Interview: Helen Greiner, CEO of CyPhy Works
Helen Greiner, co-founder of both iRobot and CyPhy Works, discusses challenges that she has faced and offers some recommendations to people just starting careers in robotics.
(June 30, 2015)
Teradyne CEO on Universal Robots Acquisition, Strategic Vision
The demand for co-robots in China and Universal Robots' lead in market share provide incentives for Teradyne's expansion.
(June 25, 2015)