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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
Dell to Invest $125B in China for AI, Market Access
PC maker diversifies, builds partnerships, and follows government strategy.

Singapore Builds on Robotics Innovation
Asia's financial center plans for a bright future in robotics.

Robotics—the Indian Way
Mobile robots and saving costs without cutting corners could help 'India Inc.'

Vecna Cares About Robotics Standards, Absorbs VGo
CTO Daniel Theobald chats about easing robotics integration, human-friendly uses, and telepresence potential.

Canon Spends $3.2B to Widen Focus to Robotics
Japanese businesses buy up automation capabilities and partner for machine learning.

3D Printing as a Production Tool: New Era of Productivity
Webcast: Rapid transformation of 3D printing from a prototyping tool to a production tool offers dramatic benefits in cost reduction while increasing productivity

Research Report
Industrial Automation Technologies Converge for Advanced Manufacturing
Profiles and analyzes trends, challenges and future opportunities for Advanced Manufacturing

Automating Logistics: From Four Lanes to Four Walls
Double Feature! RoboBriefings & RoboBusiness: Highways to warehouses, the future of logistics automation is taking shape surprisingly fast.

In-Depth Analysis
Whiplash: What Happened to 3D Printing Stocks?
Prototyping only is out. Manufacturing totally is in. Do it or else!

Carbon3D Gets $100M from Google Ventures
Google and Ford are interested in Continuous Liquid Interface Production, which is faster than other 3D printing methods.

Spanish Researchers Develop Aerial Robots for Manufacturing
The ARCOW project involves drones that operate in the restricted airspace of aircraft factories.

Astonishing Mismatch: Fear of Automation…and Reality
Don’t look now but robots may be the good guys

Vicarious’ AI Vision Draws $70M From International Investors
Major Indian and South Korean firms invest in machine vision research, as do IT bigwigs.

Zymergen, Ginkgo Raise Millions for Automated Biotech
Fortunes of bioengineered materials makers using automation rise as fast as yeast.

Rethink Robotics Gets Packaged With Sonoco Alloyd
Collaborative robots to be sold as part of systems for medical, retail packaging.



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.


3D Printing Begins to Come of Age…Finally!

Exoskeleton Research Steps Up to Challenges

Robotics Takeways From CES 2016
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’?