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.
Robot Invasion of Pearl River Delta at Full Tilt
Massive social change and $154B looms in replacing 80% of human labor force by 2018
The U.K., France Partner on Anti-Mine Robots
European naval pact contracts for the next phase of automated testing.
The Future Looks Rosy in U.K. Robotics Landscape Report
British market is ripe for robotics but needs investments, commercialization.
Robotics Enables ‘Omni-Channel’ Fulfillment
Retailers increasingly turn to robots to speed delivery from warehouses.
Investors and Investment Seekers at RoboBusiness 2015
Opportunity, people, and cash in a robotics field of dreams
Robotic Welding to Benefit From Updated Controls, Clearer Vision
At Automate 2015, a panel discussed recent advances in robotic welding.
Boeing’s Robot Riveter Flys Through 737 Assembly
Slashes production flow time, defects, and worker injuries—on half the floor space.