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Future Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost
European researchers involved in the STAMINA project have concluded a series of experiments on a flexible robot learning system that allows factory bots to be easily trained by co-workers. (April 04, 2014)

Smart Robot with a Hot Hand: Welding Gets More Profitable
Automated welding for small and medium-sized job shops. (April 04, 2014)

From Disability to Ability: Can Robotics Make the Leap?
Making the next-generation prosthetics both available and affordable. (March 30, 2014)

Robot Solar Panel Installers 20x Faster Than Traditional Methods
“We developed a system for constructing the power plants very quickly and with a very small workforce,” (March 29, 2014)

From BIM to Build: “Roboticization” and the Automated Jobsite
Robot reality on the construction site is in gradual “roboticization. (March 23, 2014)

Blue River Reaps $10M in New Funding for FarmBot
Weed-hunting algorithms stalk lettuce fields (March 23, 2014)

UK’s Deep-Ocean Robot Faces Atlantic Test
Long-range robo-sub on 30-day sea trial off Irish coast (March 21, 2014)

British Robotics Aims for Revival
Britain has long lagged behind many other nations in robot development and application (March 20, 2014)

The Essential Interview: iRobot’s Paolo Pirjanian
Paolo Pirjanian, a life in robotics. (March 19, 2014)

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

Could a Robot’s AI Algorithm Be Racist or Ageist?
Companies investing in co-worker robots should beware of labor laws (March 17, 2014)

Xconomy’s 3rd Annual Summing Up of Robotics
April is a great time of year to do a summing up on the status of robotics. (March 14, 2014)

Tasty Impact: 3D Printing, Twinkies and Robotics
Are the world's giant and not so giant food producers aware of 3D printed food? (March 14, 2014)

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

KUKA Acquires ALEMA Automation
ALEMA Automation supplies automation solutions to the aviation industry. (March 11, 2014)



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