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Robotic Welding to Benefit From Updated Controls, Clearer Vision
A presenter at the Automate show said that welding robots should be controllable from iPhones. (April 03, 2015)

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?
A Frost & Sullivan report predicts wide adoption of welding robotics, but the U.S. lags amid worker uncertainty. (March 31, 2015)

Clearpath’s Solid Strategy for Spending Its $11.2M VC Jackpot
Kitchener is a hotbed of high-tech innovation that's growing great tech and solid companies. (March 20, 2015)

In-Depth Analysis
2014 Robot Orders Up 28% in Units, 19% in Dollars over 2013
Robot orders: 25,425 robots valued at $1.6 billion for North American customers in 2014 set new record. (February 10, 2015)

Uber Lite: No Drivers at All!
It’s all about why bother owning a car in the first place. (February 02, 2015)

Japan Pledges $850M plus Deregulation of Robots to Spur Jobs
The Abe administration expects the use of robots to also boost productivity. (January 24, 2015)

Google Mulls Partner for Its Self-driving Cars
Self-driving cars may be happening "much" sooner...than later! (January 15, 2015)

How Will Driverless Cars Impact Insurance Premiums?
Will insurance companies have to adapt to new realities by developing customized products for automated driving? (January 01, 2015)

In-Depth Analysis
Exoskeleton Revolution: From Rigid to Soft to Ultra Soft
2014 was a breakout year for exoskeletons. The field is now crowded and very active with competing brands. (November 19, 2014)

“Baidu Map” Key to BMW’s Self-Driving Car Venture with China
What good is a self-driving luxury car that has little sense of where it is? (October 02, 2014)

Automakers, Robotics & the Feds Join Forces on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology
Firms as well-known as Daimler AG and as new as Peleton are turning V2V technology from theory to practice. (September 18, 2014)

Volvo Opens $70M AstaZero Test Site for Self-Driving Cars
Volvo has opened its AstaZero testing facility in Sweden, the world's first full-scale proving ground for future traffic safety, including autonomous vehicles. (September 05, 2014)

What’s Wrong with Supply Chains? Plenty!
Why is logistics not keeping pace with the growth in the overall economy? (August 09, 2014)

Clearpath Hopes to Get Down and Dirty with Grizzly
For the Grizzly, the industrial segment is where the future of robotics is brightest. (August 06, 2014)

$257M Funding for UK Robotics Is Way Not Enough!
Can Britain's robotics industry re-energize in time? (July 02, 2014)



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