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Jibo to Reveal Secrets of Commercializing Social Robots
Jibo founder and CEO Dr. Cynthia Breazeal will discuss at RoboBusiness 2014 the commercial challenges of bringing social robots to the home as a mass consumer product. Read more.
Professor Tom Sorell spoke with Robotics Business Review about these six values and how roboticists can incorporate them into their designs. View Six Values Re-writing Laws of Healthcare Robotics


To Program or to Train a Robot: It Seems, to Gaze Pays
Is training robots via vision systems on the rise as robot programming becomes passé?

Increasing Throughput for Shop-floor Robots
Robotic simulation with “out-of-the-box” programming software

ABB and SVIA Team Up on Machine-tending Robot System
New system allays previous customer push back on software complexity

New Robot Carousel System for Automated Storage & Retrieval
New offering UltraBot IE claims 1440 transactions per hour

iRobot’s $199 Floor Mopping Robot Launches in North America
Roomba, Scooba, now Braava: 10M robots cleaning households worldwide

Big Picture Changes in Little Pixy Vision Sensor
Open source project Pixy gives sight to hobbyist robots

Analyst Outlook
Is a Robotics “Babel” Headed toward Health Care for 2014?
Health care has seen it before: the promise of IT that delivered up a costly digital babel

Portrait of a Roboticist as an Artist
Industrial robotics goes consumer as Bavarian engineer forges new career and new industry

Is IBM Leading the Next (Virtual) Step in Cloud Robotics?
High-functioning cloud could mean big things for the future of autonomous robotics

U.S. Navy Awards $60 Million for Unmanned Warplane
Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and General Atomics will each be developing their own version of the aircraft.

U.S. Army Places $13.5 Million Raven UAV Order
AeroVironment medium-sized UAVs continues to catch on in the unmanned systems market

AeroVironment and Dynamatic Technologies to Manufacture UAVs in India
The carrot at the end of the stick: large Indian defense contracts

AgBot Showing at Robotronica Glimpses Australia’s Future
John Deere TE Gator transformed into light-weight agribot

Nanorobot as Molecular-scale “Delivery Truck”
Killer drug deliveries guided by an Xbox to the surface of a cancer cell

Neato Robotics Vacs Up $14M
Previously raised $12.2M in 2012



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3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


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Hurco Files Patent for Adapter that Turns CNC Machines into 3D Printers
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Jibo to Reveal Secrets of Commercializing Social Robots

Six Values Re-writing Laws of Healthcare Robotics

RVT Capitalizing on Robotic Vision Systems

U.S. Navy Testing Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeletons

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