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Japan, New Zealand Team Up on Healthcare Robots
What Role Will Agribotics Play in the World Food Crisis?
Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost


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Driverless Seeder Boosts Crop Productivity
Unprecedented planting accuracy will improve agricultural productivity. (June 10, 2013)

Multi-head Camera Patent for Seegrid
"We are very proud of the work our product development and technical staff achieves," says Seegrid's CEO. (May 16, 2013)

Big Bots Meet Big Ag: Who Will Fill the Void in Agribotics?
How close are we to autonomous farming? Jim Nash takes a look at the companies ahead of the curve. (May 03, 2013)

Escalator up to Ground Zero: RoboBusiness Europe
Every seat in the room was filled, yet it thankfully wasn't a monster auditorium. The interaction level was very convenient and comfortable. (April 19, 2013)

Human Augmentation Has Vast Commercial Potential
Robotic exoskeletal systems--the fastest growing field of human augmentation--are poised to impact medical, military and industrial markets. (April 09, 2013)

Researchers Diagnose Software Bugs in Surgical Robots
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon and Johns Hopkins develop verification method to prevent surgical robot mistakes (April 08, 2013)

Robotic Awareness Turns Humans into Superheroes
Researchers work to improve human performance and safety by compensating for human limitations with robotics (April 07, 2013)

Like New Again: Amazing Robotic Arm Restores Amputee
Prostheses aided by the unique discovery that titanium can fuse with bone tissue. (March 01, 2013)

Small-payload Robots Fastest Growing Market 2013 to 2016
Significant advances in machine vision, sensing and gripping, have enabled robots to start being used in new industrial applications and unfamiliar sectors. (December 28, 2012)

Automation Systems More Flexible with Robots in the Mix
Different robots from a mix of different manufacturers can easily be added to the system. (December 25, 2012)

In-Depth Analysis
Vijay et al: The Rise of Aerial Robots
Making small vehicles that are autonomous that can operate in three-dimensional envionments. (December 14, 2012)

Consumer Robot Sales to Surpass $15B by 2015
The mechanical march of robots into consumers' lives is slowly picking up pace. Something on the new horizon, could jump-start a nascent market. (November 20, 2012)

Progress Report on Eldercare Robots
Frank Tobe interviews the father of robotics, Joseph Engelberger, and takes an intensive look at the viability of eldercare robots today. (November 06, 2012)

New Danish Robot Revolutionizes Manufacturing
Universal Robots' lightweight robotic arms are now making their US debut at this year's International Manufacturing Trade Show (IMTS) in Chicago (August 28, 2012)

Intelligent Walls Bring Robotic Sophistication to Modern Architecture
Manufactured at the University of Toronto’s RAD (Responsive Architecture at Daniels), the Wallbots constitute a responsive partition system that can move, resize, attach, and detach from one another to create different sized spaces and accommodate different functions. The technology is beyond user controlled; it is user responsive. (August 21, 2012)



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