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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
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.

Webcast Highlight: Concern Over Productivity Splits Economists
Excerpted from research report: Industrial Automation and the “New” Productivity

Deep Learning Leads to More AI Investments
Accenture, Kodak, NEC, and Nvidia join big companies chasing deep-learning applications.

Finally, the Facts Are In: Robots Driving Gains in Productivity
Join the webcast:Industrial Automation and the “New” Productivity

Rethink Robotics Expands German, Chinese Distribution
Cobot maker continues its global expansion, choosing collaborators with care.

Where Do the Candidates Stand on Robotics?
The presidential race is an opportunity for voters to reassess U.S. technology policy.

5 Reasons to Attend RoboBusiness Europe This Year
Attendees, speakers, and exhibitors can all benefit from going to Denmark this June.

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

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

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.

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

Denmark Open to Automation as Much of Europe Sours
European public opinion swayed by claims that robots will take jobs, but skilled labor still in demand.

Fraunhofer IFF Robots Punch People for Research
German research has safety, regulatory implications beyond industrial automation, including for home robotics.



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.


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’?