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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)

Russian Military Unveils T-14 Armata Semi-Autonomous Tank
Unmanned turret could lead to a fully automated tank, but will Russian robotics translate into sales and battlefield effectiveness? (July 24, 2015)

Robotic Bricklayers Gear Up for Construction Demand
Fastbrick Robotics hopes to get $3 million to develop and commercialize its Hadrian bricklaying robot, while Construction Robotics' SAM is already on sites in the U.S. (July 08, 2015)

ABB Robots To Help Changan Ford Be Responsive
Changan Ford has bought $52 million worth of ABB robots for its new factory, which will be able to manufacture multiple vehicle models. (July 08, 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)

Alibaba, Foxconn Up the Ante on SoftBank’s Pepper Robot
Alibaba and Foxconn spend a total $236 million on SoftBank shares as the empathetic Pepper robot is readied for release. (June 18, 2015)

Toymaker Gets $45M, Thanks to ‘Star Wars’ Cameo
Boulder, Colo.-based Sphero's rolling robot has an innovative design, gaining fan and investor interest. (June 04, 2015)

Smart Glove: The Low-cost Disruptor for Hand Therapy
The Rapael Smart Platform based on our desire to revolutionize the current rehabilitation treatment (June 04, 2015)

Autonomous Solutions Grows Despite Mineral Price Slide
ASI, which creates add-ons for vehicle automation, looks to fleet control software for long-term growth. (May 27, 2015)

Clearpath Provides a Mobile Platform for Rethink’s Baxter
Clearpath's new Ridgeback mobile platform is capable of carrying heavy payloads, including Rethink's Baxter manipulator robot. (May 27, 2015)

Techmetics Places $1M Order for Adept’s Lynx
Singapore-based Techmetics plans to use Adept's autonomous intelligent vehicles for the hospitality and food and beverage markets. (May 26, 2015)

Maxon Releases New High-Torque DC Brushless Motors
Maxon has released a high-torque version of its iron-core internal rotor drive, which is suitable for robotics. (May 20, 2015)

Fetch Robotics Chases After Logistics Industry Business
The Fetch manipulator and Freight mobile base are designed to work alongside humans in warehouses. (May 06, 2015)

Labor Shortages Prompt Strawberry Picking Automation
Strawberries aren't the easiest fruit to pick -- for humans or robots -- but the industry sees value in automation. (May 05, 2015)

Swiss Team Develops Self-Stabilizing Drones
The University of Zurich and SenseFly have designed a system for drone self-stabilization without GPS. (April 15, 2015)



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