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Industrial Automation Resource Center
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. Read more.
Robotic Vision Technologies files for two new patents: a vision-based safety system and updates for its eVisionFactory software. View RVT Capitalizing on Robotic Vision Systems


Industrial Automation News
Does This Robot Cleaner Have a Future?
Pricey but versatile, Care-O-Bot succeeds at real-world jobs

PetriJet Compact Lab Automation Robot Ready to Market
Diminutive lab automation robot PetriJet handles 100 petri dishes an hour. Early adopters are expected to come from the biotechnology and food processing industries.

Future Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost
EU researchers develop flexible learning system that allows factory robots to be easily trained by co-workers via an iPad app and simple gestures.

Smart Robot with a Hot Hand: Welding Gets More Profitable
Collaborative welding assistant for small and medium-sized shops

British Robotics Aims for Revival
Is a re-energized British robotics industry finally coming into view?

Expense, Expertise and Fear Keep SMBs from Buying Robots
Hanging in the balance: Supply chain productivity, quality, performance and overall competitiveness

Could a Robot’s AI Algorithm Be Racist or Ageist?
How to anticipate and avoid legal landmines with workplace robots

Tasty Impact: 3D Printing, Twinkies and Robotics
3D printing takes on the globe’s largest industry—food! Listen up Nestle, and you too Cuisinart. And world hunger? What was that about?

ABB Ventures and Berwind Put $14M into Persimmon
Further funds disruptive hybrid-field motor technology for components using 3D deposition processes

KUKA Acquires ALEMA Automation
ALEMA Automation has specialized applications expertise in the field of automated drilling and riveting of aircraft components

Boll vs. KUKA Robot Ping Pong Match a Missed Opportunity
The much-hyped ping pong match fails to communicate capabilities of highly-effective industrial robot arms.

Seegrid Debuts GWS35 Unmanned Walkie Stacker
GWS35 unmanned walkie stacker automatically picks, drops, stacks and puts away loads up to 72 inches at a maximum load capacity of 3,500 pounds.

Guangzhou Joins Shanghai as Rising Giant of Chinese Robotics
Robot demand hits 30% annually as Guangzhou’s labor shortages increase

Google Watch: How Will Meka Fit into the GoogleBot Anatomy?
The GoogleBot may be Foxconn-ready much sooner than later

Can Robotics Aid Australia’s Declining Industrial Base?
Beyond field robotics and mining the challenges are many...and difficult



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.


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

3D Bioprinting Human Tissue the Organovo Way

UPS, Stratasys Expand 3D Printers to 100 Stores Nationwide
More in 3D Printing



Federal Robotics Commission: Ryan Calo Calls for Regulation

Robo-Stox Launches in Europe on London Stock Exchange

Seegrid Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

nLink Mobile Drilling Robot Wins RoboBusiness Pitchfire Startup Contest

10 Most Common Legal Issues for Robotics Startups