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Industrial Automation Resource Center
Baxter Collaborative Robot More Flexible with Robot Positioning System
Part of the new Intera 3.1 software, the Robot Positioning System more quickly and easily re-deploys Baxter after common plant-floor variations occur. Read more.
RoboBusiness presents the winners of the 2014 Game Changer Awards, honoring the robotics industry's remarkable technical accomplishments and their makers. View 7 Game-Changing Robots


Industrial Automation News
Great Disappearing Act: French Industrial Robots
Annual sales of industrial robots plummeted a staggering 27%

Apple Rejects Foxbots as Too Clumsy…by a Hair
Other OEMs may soon follow as Foxconn reels from major setback

Analyst Outlook
Why Jobs Are Lost to Robots: IT in a New Form Factor
IT-driven job loss began in 1952; today’s robots are just IT’s next-newest host

EU Robotics Update: Horizon 2020 Confirms $102M New Funding
EU goal is to create 240,000 jobs through robotics by 2020

Zacks Applauds iRobot’s Tenacity for Success
iRobot helps elevate robotics and automation to overall top 5% on Zacks Industry Rank

In-Depth Analysis
Can China’s Homegrown Robots Supplant Foreign Brands?
Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) and President Xi Jinping’s personal endorsement may soon see foreign robots encounter a real struggle to compete

RMT Robotics Joins Muratec Group as Part of Cimcorp Acquisition
Both Muratec and Cimcorp will continue business operations going forward with no change to their current strategies.

Wall Street Finally Tosses a Smile at HP. Could It Be 3D Printing?
With nearly $16 billion in cash on its books, HP can easily fund any R&D

Baxter Collaborative Robot More Flexible with Robot Positioning System
Part of the new Intera 3.1 software, the Robot Positioning System more quickly and easily re-deploys Baxter after common plant-floor variations occur.

Rubin Exits the GooglePlex. Here’s a Thought as to Why
Not to worry, the GoogleBot may have just found its true leader

HP Wades into 3D Printing: Is It Now Suddenly Harder for the Little Guy?
Hewlett-Packard’s Multi-Jet Fusion printing system said to be a new revolution within the 3D revolution

Fox TV Again Taps RoboBusiness Exec for Robotics Update
What next, RoboBusiness the weekly TV series? There's certainly a growing need!

Building the Factory of the Future at RoboBusiness
Collaborative robots as key workers for flexible, data-driven manufacturing

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.

RTEX: Dubai Debuts Robot & Automation Expo
Robot Technology Exhibition (RTEX) focused on high-tech sectors that are shaping the UAE 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.


Can China’s Homegrown Robots Supplant Foreign Brands?

Wall Street Finally Tosses a Smile at HP. Could It Be 3D Printing?

HP Wades into 3D Printing: Is It Now Suddenly Harder for the Little Guy?
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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

Federal Robotics Commission: Ryan Calo Calls for Regulation