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Chips for “Flying Smartphones” a/k/a Drones
Drones by the hundreds of thousands—millions globally—going airborne offer chip makers a potential bonanza. (July 02, 2015)

The Essential Interview: Helen Greiner, CEO of CyPhy Works
Helen Greiner, co-founder of both iRobot and CyPhy Works, discusses challenges that she has faced and offers some recommendations to people just starting careers in robotics. (June 30, 2015)

Equity Markets Approach Robotics With Caution
Investors are wary of the high expectations for robots and tend to value software over hardware, but the industry is growing and changing. (June 29, 2015)

Teradyne CEO on Universal Robots Acquisition, Strategic Vision
The demand for co-robots in China and Universal Robots' lead in market share provide incentives for Teradyne's expansion. (June 25, 2015)

3-D Printed Metal Bridge to Span Dutch Canal
MX3D is leading an interdisciplinary effort in the Netherlands that is working on the hardware and software needed for automated construction. (June 24, 2015)

GE, Boeing Use 3-D Printing for Durable Aircraft Parts
Falling prices, more materials, and greater understanding of the technology's potential value are helping 3-D printing move into manufacturing. (June 23, 2015)

Fetch Robotics Gets $20M to Meet Warehouse Demand
Investors display confidence in warehouse automation by supporting Fetch Robotics, which makes the Fetch and Freight co-robots for order fulfillment. (June 16, 2015)

Adept Technology Sells $8M in Shares, Gets Distributors
Adept Technology raised money for working capital and announced distributors for its industrial robots. (June 16, 2015)

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
As the European Parliament considers funding and regulation around robotics, one researcher studies liability. (June 15, 2015)

The Essential Interview: Esben Østergaard of Universal Robots
Eben Ostergaard, co-founder of Universal Robots, describes how his experiences as a researcher in different countries help him lead his company. (June 10, 2015)

Robots Hone Shaver Line at Philips
Adept robots at the Dutch manufacturer are an example of how robotics can make factories more responsive to rapidly changing consumer tastes. (June 09, 2015)

Amazon Picks a Robotics Challenge Winner
Team RBO from the Technical University of Berlin won the Amazon Picking Challenge by a wide margin, but is more automation worth the costs? (June 04, 2015)

3D-Printed Heart Valves Top Mother Nature’s Own
Heart valves from Cyfuse Biomedical can withstand up to four times as much pressure as the average human’s. (May 28, 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)

ASEAN Region: Open for Business…Almost!
From factory owners and managers where ever I went, automation, robots, even 3D printers were seen as the way and wave of the future. (May 24, 2015)



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