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Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges
Special report "Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges" examines direct patient care robots, indirect patient care robots, and home healthcare robots. Read more.
Seeking Alpha fleshed out the nitty-gritty of the webcast’s top six View Talking Stock Picks for 2015 at the Investing Webcast


MassRobotics Seeks to Build Industry Standards
Vecna's CTO talks about how the tech community can help the industry and society.

Vecna CTO Talks About Nurturing Roboticists
Daniel Theobald hopes to find more engineers who want to improve life for all.

Household Robots that See, Need Also to Recognize
New algorithm allows robots to better identify objects in cluttered environments

Clearpath Gets Funds for Materials Handling
Automated vehicle maker expands onto the factory floor.

Swisslog (er, KUKA) Acquires FORTE Industries. Why?
Industry consolidation continues to unfold across logistics and intralogistics operations

Can Any Robot Survive Fukushima? Maybe None!
Radiation-induced degradation of a robot’s electronics could spell its doom

Intellibot Robotics Acquired by Sealed Air Corp.
Intellibot to merge with division that includes Taski-brand floor cleaning machines

University of Michigan Approves $54M for New Robotics Center
Part of larger $214 million plan for both medical testing and robotics research centers

Rethink Welcomes New Money, New Investors & New Robot
As Rethink Robotics announces closing on $13.4 million, VC investments in robotics hit new highs for 2015

China South Rail Buys U.K. Robot Maker
Chinese train maker hopes to gain ROV expertise and expand its international reach.

Segway and Ninebot Roll Off Together as a Couple
China’s Ninebot, a startup with new-found financial muscle from Xiaomi, acquires Segway

Swiss Team Develops Self-Stabilizing Drones
Autonomous drone launch, stabilization, and landing improve safety, commercial prospects.

ABB Buys Gomtec, Expands Co-Robot Offerings
Two RBR50 companies join forces for safe collaborative robots.

Falling Fuel Prices Boost Undersea Robots
As companies consolidate, ROV research and investment increase.

In-Depth Analysis
Robot Invasion of Pearl River Delta at Full Tilt
Massive social change and $154B looms in replacing 80% of human labor force by 2018



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.


Open Bionics: New-Age Prosthetics that Disrupt the Status Quo

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

3D Printing Plastics: Demand and Opportunities
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Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges

Conducting R&D with Government Funding

2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing