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Research Report: Industrial Automation and the “New” Productivity
Robot-driven automation begins to power up a long-awaited global recovery Read more.
The Ocado Smart Platform includes new mobile robots, innovative wireless controls, and home-grown software. View Robots on the Radio: Ocado Disrupts Grocery Delivery


Imperial College London Drone Lab: Inside the Public-Private Partnership
We discuss the challenges of the public-private partnership that led to the Brahmal Vasudevan Aerial Robotics Lab at Imperial College London, including protection of intellectual property, how to measure ROI and more.

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Landing on Comet 67P
Philae robotic lander touches down on Comet 67P, marking the first time a spacecraft has safely landed on a comet.

In-Depth Analysis
Can China’s Homegrown Robots Supplant Foreign Brands?
Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) and President Xi Jinping’s personal endorsement may soon see foreign robots encounter a real struggle to compete

maxon Adds Stronger DCX Motors, New GPX Gears
maxon releases long versions of its 14, 16, 22 and 26 mm diameter DCX motors that offer higher continuous torque and higher continuous output power.

Robots at Home: How Will We Ever Live without Them?
Join us for a webcast on Consumer Robotics. Save the date: December 2nd.

Restoration Robotics Raises $45M for Robotic Hair Transplants
Restoration Robotics has raised $113 million since it was founded in 2002.

RMT Robotics Joins Muratec Group as Part of Cimcorp Acquisition
Both Muratec and Cimcorp will continue business operations going forward with no change to their current strategies.

Why Intel is Betting on Drones
Intel invests in PrecisionHawk, a data delivery company that uses a small drone and cloud-based software to gather data. Here's why.

Wall Street Finally Tosses a Smile at HP. Could It Be 3D Printing?
With nearly $16 billion in cash on its books, HP can easily fund any R&D

CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute
Hebert joined the Robotics Institute in 1984, five years after it was founded. He played a role in NavLab, a pioneering program for self-driving vehicles, and in the development of perception capabilities for personal care robots.

Ekso Bionics Licenses Patents to Prosthetics Giant Ottobock
Ottobock will use Ekso's technology to further its innovation in the field of microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees.

Baxter Collaborative Robot More Flexible with Robot Positioning System
Part of the new Intera 3.1 software, the Robot Positioning System more quickly and easily re-deploys Baxter after common plant-floor variations occur.

Gas-Sniffing Robot Hunts for Leaks beneath Our Streets
Catastrophe lurks in the invisible cloud of natural gas leaking from ageing pipes

Rubin Exits the GooglePlex. Here’s a Thought as to Why
Not to worry, the GoogleBot may have just found its true leader

HP Wades into 3D Printing: Is It Now Suddenly Harder for the Little Guy?
Hewlett-Packard’s Multi-Jet Fusion printing system said to be a new revolution within the 3D revolution



Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

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


How Patents Die: Expiring 3D Printing Patents

Autonomous Marine Systems Raises Seed Funding

3D Printing Begins to Come of Age…Finally!
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Robotics Takeways From CES 2016

Chinese Firms Invest $20M in Israeli Robotics R&D

RoboBusiness Europe Is Reborn in Denmark

In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?