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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
The Essential Interview: Helen Greiner, CEO of CyPhy Works
Founder of iRobot and CyPhy Works looks back on career challenges and says it's OK to fail.

Alibaba, Foxconn Up the Ante on SoftBank’s Pepper Robot
Asian tech trio takes steps to dominate the global service robotics market.

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
Andrea Bertolini tries to separate insurance fact from science fiction.

Robots Hone Shaver Line at Philips
Advanced manufacturing may provide product flexibility and shorten supply chains.

First 10 Startups Join Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator
Qualcomm hopes to link smartphone tech and autonomous systems.

Toymaker Gets $45M, Thanks to ‘Star Wars’ Cameo
Sphero's contribution to BB-8 droid brings more money to Colorado.

Rival Drone Companies Race to Fund Startups
DJI and Airware offer millions of dollars to developers using their platforms.

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!



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.


3D Printing Podcast: Growth Projections, Drivers and Major Players

3-D Printed Metal Bridge to Span Dutch Canal

GE, Boeing Use 3-D Printing for Durable Aircraft Parts
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Conducting R&D with Government Funding

2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

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