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Taiwanese Firms Form Industrial Robot Alliance
Advantech and Hiwin Technologies say more companies need to join in to improve Taiwan's strength in the robotics market. Read more.
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Solar Robotics Startup QBotix Raises $12 Million
The funding will allow the solar robotics startup to expand its staff and speed up its manufacturing.

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

Medrobotics Raises $26 Million for Flex Surgical Robot
Existing shareholders and undisclosed new investors participated in the Series E raise.

Drones Roundup: Near-Collision Brings Attention to FAA Regulations
A drone nearly crashed with a U.S. Airways jet, Northrop Grumman and Yamaha collaborate on a rotorcraft, and the first drone test flights took place in Alaska.

VGo Didn’t Infringe InTouch Robot Patents
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a federal jury's finding that VGo Communications didn't infringe three InTouch Technologies patents for remotely controlled robots.

First RTEX Conference for Dubai Robotics Initiative
UAE aims to bring together technology experts and end-users to address the region’s challenges through robotics

Deep Sea Dive for Rare Earth Elements
Pacific mineral bonanza 2-miles down accessible only by robot submersibles

Research Report
The Rise of Vision Systems: Turning Point for Robotics
Special Report examines the technology behind vision systems, the market's key players, vision's impact on different robotics sectors, and the industry's recent performance and future expectations.

The Quiet Giant of Asian Robotics: Korea
Racking up an average annual growth rate of 21 percent...and climbing!

TransEnterix Raises $52M in IPO for Surgical Robot
Surgical robotic developer will use the money for R&D and for sales and marketing of its SurgiBot system.

Razing Slums! The Promise of 3D-Printed Homes
Do 3D-printed living spaces offer real hope to slum-trapped populations?

Mazor Robotics Reports Slight Drop in Q1 Revenue
Revenue falls to $4.87 million from $4.90 million for Q1 2013.

Rethink Robotics Baxter Now Twice as Fast
Rethink Robotics has released a software update for its Baxter robot, making it faster, more precise and easier to use.

Universal Robots Expanding Production Capacity
Universal Robots says it's concentrating on the UR5 and UR10 lightweight robotic arms, with no new products in development.

Stephen Hawking: AI Could be ‘Worst Mistake in History’
Scientists say not enough research is being done on the effects of artificial intelligence.



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3D Printing

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