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Kunshan’s 60,000 Layoffs Recall U.S. 1960’s Gloom
In actuality, we’re “re-witnessing” the plague years of the early 1960s in the U.S. (May 28, 2016)

Machine Vision Attracts International Investment
The promise of safer and more efficient factories, smart homes, and more responsive robots is encouraging the latest wave of machine vision spending. (May 26, 2016)

Are U.K. Manufacturing and Industrial Automation Turning a Corner?
Recent bank studies have found that industrial automation investments can lift U.K. manufacturing, but British businesses first need to appreciate how robotics can help them. (May 23, 2016)

In Asian Robotics Industry Race, India Goes Its Own Way
What is the best way for a nation or region to develop its robotics industry? India's approach is different to those of Japan, China, or South Korea, but will it be effective? (May 18, 2016)

Taiwanese and U.K. Robotics Sectors Forming Strong Links
Following a successful trade mission to Taiwan, the U.K. robotics sector is beginning to forge stronger partnerships with its Taiwanese counterpart. (May 16, 2016)

Robotics Funding Focuses on Industrial Automation
Robotics investments bounce back, as increased pressure for productivity makes industrial automation more valuable. (May 12, 2016)

Industry 4.0: Robotics Presents a Golden Opportunity
Manufacturing is being forced to modernize by e-commerce, and robotics is widely seen as the solution. National strategies must rapidly evolve to keep up. (May 11, 2016)

Cobot Applications Still Widening, Says UR Exec
Cobots are moving from major automakers to small and midsize enterprises, said Universal Robots' Scott Mabie at the International Collaborative Robots Workshop. (May 09, 2016)

Horizon 2020 Update: European Robotics Projects Proliferate
Multiple European robotics organizations are calling for projects to demonstrate technology's social and economic benefits, but can they stimulate competitiveness? (May 06, 2016)

Denmark Is Driven to Lead European Robotics
Despite its small size, Denmark is working hard to make itself indispensable for European robotics, with world-class R&D and commercial support. (May 02, 2016)

AI Research Translates Into International ‘Soft Power’
Like robotics, AI research is increasingly seen as key to a nation's standing, but the question remains on how to share information while staying ahead. (April 27, 2016)

Investing in Robotics
Global spending on robotics and related services to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% from more than $71 billion in 2015 to $135.4 billion in 2019. (April 21, 2016)

Our Man in Atlanta Scoping Out MODEX 2016
The cutting-edge technologies that will define the future of warehousing and supply chains. (April 17, 2016)

Robotics Companies Garner Funds for Converging Technologies
Grishin Robotics has raised $100 million for investing in robotics, as Intel and others look to components and IoT. (April 14, 2016)

AGVs Get an ETA With Seegrid’s Subway Platform
Safety and efficiency are the goals for humans and Seegrid's mobile robots working together in a washing machine factory. (April 13, 2016)



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