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2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open
Deadline for nominations January 31; RBR50 winners for 2015 announced February 16. Read more.
Philae robotic lander touches down on Comet 67P, marking the first time a spacecraft has safely landed on a comet. View Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing


ABB Integrated Vision More Reliable, Faster to Set Up
New application integrates with ABB RobotStudio to improve robotic vision

Honeybee Robotics Developing DARPA Phoenix Satellite End-Effectors
Novel technologies will enable on-orbit, robotic satellite docking

Beyond Modest Improvements to Fundamental New Solutions
For one, arms performing synchronized and coordinated movements

Bot & Dolly Fuses 3D Animation and Industrial Automation
BDMove software makes its mark on next-age filmmaking

German Aerospace Center “Arms” Mini Helicopters
Introducing robotic arms to UAVs means more mobile applications

“Patent Trolls” Facing Curbs from Congress
One in three startups and 70% of VCs have reported a scuffle

Awakening Tiger: South East Asian Robotics
China declares “Diamond Decade” ahead for the 10-member ASEAN community

Unbounded Robotics’ Melonee Wise Sees Boundless Potential for Startup
Will the mobile, customizable UBR-1 become robotics' Model T?

Love Park Robotics: Rolling toward Commercialization
Can a research-heavy startup really succeed in the market?

Nano-Medical Robotics: Non-Invasive Surgery and Cell Repair
Will we see shoe-box size operating rooms as the new age of nanorobotics arrives?

iRobot Unveils Roomba 880
The new upgrade ditches brushes, addresses navigation problems

Blue-Collar Delivery Robots Making Gains in U.S. Hospitals
Review of industry leaders: Aethon, Panasonic, Swisslog and Vecna

NIH Grants $1.3M for Robotic Heart Catheter
Case Western Reserve University researchers get funding for prototype

Major Law Firm Debuts Robotics Practice Group
Littler pioneers legal and regulatory frontier of robotics with first-ever robotics group

ABB Unveils New IRB 6700 Family
Next-gen large industrial robots exhibit superior performance



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.


Future Supply Chains: Faster, Smaller, Cheaper, Local

Can China’s Homegrown Robots Supplant Foreign Brands?

Wall Street Finally Tosses a Smile at HP. Could It Be 3D Printing?
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2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing

Why Intel is Betting on Drones

CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute

Baxter Collaborative Robot More Flexible with Robot Positioning System