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Robots on the Radio: Ocado Disrupts Grocery Delivery
The Ocado Smart Platform includes new mobile robots, innovative wireless controls, and home-grown software. Read more.
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. View Baxter Collaborative Robot More Flexible with Robot Positioning System


Industrial Automation News
Could This Be the Hertz of Robot Rentals?
Hirebotics asks SMEs: Why buy when you can rent, pay only for work done, and we take all of the risk?

AI Research Translates Into International ‘Soft Power’
Nations pursue artificial intelligence differently for influence, security, and competitiveness.

Our Man in Atlanta Scoping Out MODEX 2016
Frank Tobe took a cruise through MODEX and walked away talking robots

Robotics Companies Garner Funds for Converging Technologies
Chips, sensors, and code attract investors to robots, AI, and self-driving cars.

AGVs get an ETA With Seegrid’s Subway Platform
Addition to Seegrid Supervisor gives Whirlpool workers awareness in a hybrid factory environment.

Investing in Robotics 2016: What’s Happening & Why
Please Join Our Webcast: Investing in Robotics, April 21 at 2:00PM EST

MODEX Getting More and More to Look Like a Robot Expo
"Robotics technology on the verge of delivering large-scale transformation of warehousing and the supply chains.”

The “Mixed Pallet” Finally Falls to Robot Hands
Kinema Systems launches new solution for fully automated depalletization

How Patents Die: Expiring 3D Printing Patents
"Figuring out when a patent has actually expired can be tricky."

Collaborative Robots Create a ‘Tear Down This Wall’ Moment
Cobots reduce the need for safety cages, but designers and operators must still know exactly how they'll be used. (See six downloads below.)

Robotics Fortunes Rise and Fall on Demand and Competition
Painting automation provider Endless Robotics raises funding as other companies suffer setbacks.

Growth in Robots for Logistics Forecast at $31B by 2020
Big make over for material handling, warehousing, and logistics: 2016-2020

Ocado Expects Robots and IoT to Revolutionize Logistics
Wireless controls developed with Cambridge Consultants generate a portion of the data analyzed by online grocer.

Robots on the Radio: Ocado Disrupts Grocery Delivery
The Ocado Smart Platform includes new mobile robots, innovative wireless controls, and home-grown software.

Robotics in India Starts Small but Is Growing Fast
Research-rich schools and innovative startups promise a bright future for the country's robotics industry.



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
More in 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’?