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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.
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RBR Insights
Kunshan’s 60,000 Layoffs Recall U.S. 1960’s Gloom
Computers silently stalked the Kennedy years with millions of job losses

RBR Insights
Is Superflex the Low-cost Exo-suit We’ve All Been Waiting For?
The tight-fitting, 7 lbs wearable robot packs powerful capabilities

Machine Vision Attracts International Investment
ARM buys Apical for $350 million, as chip company and others ready for IoT and robotics.

Elder Care Robots Are Necessary and Imminent, Say European Experts
Managers and end users are still unsure of whether robots like Lilly are friend or foe.

Increased Telepresence Robot R&D Transforms User Experience
A new market report identifies recent innovations in telepresence robot use.

Are U.K. Manufacturing and Industrial Automation Turning a Corner?
There is plenty of room for British industry to add robotics and automation, but more managers in the U.K. need to know about the potential ROI.

Analyst Outlook
Component Makers: Backbone of Autonomous Vehicles
Why does U.S. hold wide competitive advantage in electronics for autonomous- and connected-vehicles?

Has Healthcare Robotics Flatlined on Us?
With the exception of Intuitive Surgical, most everywhere else in healthcare/medical robotics looks quite lackluster. Why?

China’s Midea Bids on KUKA for German Industrial Robotics Prowess
Potential purchase of 'big four' robot maker is part of a recent wave of Chinese deals.

Research Report
Healthcare Robotics to the Rescue
Life-changing encounters with machines

In Asian Robotics Industry Race, India Goes Its Own Way
A survey of national strategies for developing the robotics industry across Asia finds India taking a different path.

Researchers Tighten Focus on Robot Vision
New imaging approaches aim to help robots perform tasks more accurately and efficiently.

Taiwanese and U.K. Robotics Sectors Forming Strong Links
British trade reps visit Taiwan and Japan in search of synergies for U.K. robotics R&D.

maxon’s New Position Controllers Offer Superior Dynamics & Power Density
EPOS4: Smart, small-sized, full digital, control units for brushed and brushless motors

Go East, Logistics Robot, Go East…and Quickly!
Sales of warehouse robots to skyrocket as China moves from capex to opex economy



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!
More in 3D Printing



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’?