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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


WPI Makes Firefighting Robot Nimble for the Navy
Researchers win grant for autonomous motion-planning algorithms.

Do You Know Where Robotics Is Headed Next?
Call for Speakers: Your audience awaits you at RoboBusiness 2016

Universal Robots Hails First ISO Cobot Spec
More work to be done on defining correct force levels and encouraging international adoption.

Can This Robot Put an End to Malaria?
SporoBot dissects mosquitoes 30 times faster than by hand

Robots Largely Unaffected by China’s Economic Malaise
Growth forecast for 2016 still double digits but amid growing concern

Dutch Agricultural Robots to Reap Research Benefits
Sweeper and Greenbot exemplify European work on farm automation.

Boeing, University Teams Apply AI to Aircraft Safety
Artificial intelligence, big data, and new sensors could change the aviation industry's practices.

Toshiba Wields Robot Arms in Delicate Fukushima Fuel Job
Toshiba's submersible system will remove radioactive rods, while Kurion works on water cleanup.

Welcome to the Global RBR50 List for 2016
5th Anniversary Edition of RBR50 displays tremendous diversity and superb technical skill

Denmark Invests in Industrial Automation, Robotics Education
To keep up with European competitors, Danes fund research, commercialization.

Does Robotics as the Next GPT Really Matter?
Webcast: How will robotics as a General Purpose Technology (GPT) affect your business, your way of life, and the world economy?

Research Report
Year-end Robotics Wrap-up: 4Q2015 Transactions
Quarterly Report: Robotics industry witnessed an unrivalled string of eye-popping firsts and bests

Funding Fuels Self-Driving Vehicle Startups
NuTonomy, 5D Robotics, and Savari get cash in race to develop autonomous vehicles.

The Essential Interview: Steve Cousins, CEO of Savioke
Hospitality robot innovator talks about minimal design, the importance of intellectual property, and whether crowdfunding is a good thing.

Odense: Europe’s Gateway to Robotics
Not only is Denmark friendly to high tech, but Odense is also home to numerous research institutions and robotics companies.



Special Focus: Robots and the Law
Robots and the Law

Expert insight on the ethical and legal issues affecting robot regulations globally.


Starship Goes the Last Mile for Deliveries

Get Ahead of Commercial Drone Rules

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
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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’?