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Consumer & Household Resource Center
7 Game-Changing Robots
RoboBusiness presents the winners of the 2014 Game Changer Awards, honoring the robotics industry's remarkable technical accomplishments and their makers. Read more.
The Small UAV Coalition is going to bat in Washington for the fast-growing drone industry. View Amazon, Google Form Small UAV Coalition


Consumer & Household News
China Enters Personal Robot Space with Nemo
Personal/home robot trend continues strong in 2015

Accel Invests $75M in DJI, Now Valued at $8B
Silicon Valley investors help raise Chinese drone maker's value.

Red Mountain Pressures iRobot to Divest From Defense
Activist investor wants iRobot to focus on profit and leadership.

Household Robots that See, Need Also to Recognize
New algorithm allows robots to better identify objects in cluttered environments

Segway and Ninebot Roll Off Together as a Couple
China’s Ninebot, a startup with new-found financial muscle from Xiaomi, acquires Segway

Alibaba’s Delivery Drones Go Airborne Over Beijing
Shanghai and Guangzhou next if three-day trial succeeds

What’s Driving iRobot’s VC Play? Roomba Competition?
Is iRobot's gambit good insurance against not being left behind?

RBR Insights
Touch of Genius: Modbot’s Standardized Parts
Three parts to build a robot…any robot!

Japan Pledges $850M plus Deregulation of Robots to Spur Jobs
Promoting deregulation to expand the use of robot technology to ease labor shortages

Jibo Now a Multimillionaire. Bags $25M More
Cynthia Breazeal’s hot new “family” robot keeps reeling in the green

In-Depth Analysis
CES 2015: Strategy for Making Lots of Money in Robotics
Half-day conference unveils looming investment bonanza ahead for consumer robotics

CES 2015: Robotics Finally Expressing Self-Assurance and Drive
With the hard problems solved or near solution, robotics is ready to deal

CES 2015: What Kinds of Robots Will People Actually Buy?
Consumer robots that listen and reply, explain and teach, as well as provide companionship are high on the list to purchase

The Age of Exo Has Descended at CES 2015
From savior to the handicapped to star power on reality TV, get ready to strap on wearable robots.

Robot to be Raffled Off for CES 2015. Sign Up Today!
Robotics Trends to give away FURo-i Home robot.



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.


Open Bionics: New-Age Prosthetics that Disrupt the Status Quo

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

3D Printing Plastics: Demand and Opportunities
More in 3D Printing



Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges

Conducting R&D with Government Funding

2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing