RIA Reports Best Quarter Ever For Industrial Robot Sales
Will the U.S. keep up with China, and what part will service robots play in the big picture?
$6M Project to Standardize Robots in Senior Care Settings
Ethical and technical standardization sought governing machine and human interactions
Advanced Sensory Technology At Our Fingertips
Syntouch's BioTac makes smarter prosthetic limbs possible
PharmacyBot: Miracle Rx for Drug Errors
5.1B prescriptions with 1.5M medication errors annually for $250B drug industry
Another $12.7M Military Order For iRobot
The second U.S. Army order to be delivered before September bodes well for iRobots' light-weight SUGV robots
RobotShop The Amazon Of Robotics?
E-commerce site's success represents the future of the robotics market
Redwood Could Well Be The Apple, Inc. Of Robotics?
With a plan and a super team, this Silicon Valley startup has its eyes on the prize.
Polaris Expands Robotic Pool Cleaning Line
Added intelligence and four-wheel-drive enhance pool cleaner action and maneuverability
Neato Robotics Inc. Raises $12.2 Million
Newest round of financing for robot vacuum cleaners and household chores
Musings on eCommerce, Automation and Societal Change
Amazon’s purchase of Kiva Systems has less to do with productivity increases and cost reductions than with business realignment and massive social change.
Experimental Communities for Robots
Planned new developments could hasten the day when robots of all kinds can safely interact with humans in unstructured settings.
Fearing the Worst for Service Robots
Overblown expectations have quashed products, even entire industries, in the past. Remember Apple's Newton? Could the same happen to robots tasked with serving humans?
Robots Among Us
Consumer Robotics Knocking at the Front Door
Prototyping Robots with 3D Printers
Roboticists are turning towards 3D printers for their prototyping needs. But are 3D printers ready for large-scale robot production?
Robots and Human Attachment
"People respond to things that they have a mental model of and the easiest way to do that is to anthropomorphosize the robot."