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Top 16 Personal Robots in 2016

Throughout 2016 personal robots—some call them family, social or home robots —will be appearing on store shelves with price tags ranging from $179 to $4,500, with each exhibiting capabilities ranging from moderate interaction with people to full companion status. Some...

Intellectual Property Considerations for the Robotics Industry

To be a successful business, you need a comprehensive and strategic plan for intellectual property protection of technical developments and enhancements, including design elements. A strong intellectual property portfolio provides several competitive advantages for robotics companies of all sizes—whether positioning...

Choosing the Right 3D Printing Technology for your Application

Choosing the Right 3D Printing Technology for your Application

Fused deposition modeling (FDM) and PolyJet are two of the most advanced and effective additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing technologies available. They span the range from budget-friendly, desktop modeling devices to large-format, factory-floor equipment that draw from the capital...

Trends in Consumer Robot Purchasing

The 2015 Consumer Robotics Survey reveals what the buying public believes about robotics, is interested in buying and why. By the year 2020, some prognosticators are claiming at least one robot will be in every home in America and Europe...

Investing in Robotics 2016

Investing in Robotics 2016

See how and why the evolution of robotics is driving automation growth at double-digit rates. Who will be the winners, losers and also-rans of robot-driven automation? Go inside on M&As, major investment trends and the winning picks of VCs (including...

Research Report: Investing in Robotics

It pays to know where to invest and which robotics markets are taking off. Robotics is now the world’s fastest growing industry, with global spending on robotics and related services to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...

Industrial Automation and the "New" Productivity

Industrial Automation and the "New" Productivity

Productivity, on a steep decline since 2000, has a new ally that is being hailed as a new force in everything from manufacturing to logistics: robot-driven automation. The London School of Economics is out with the first empirical study of...

Research Report: Industrial Automation and the New Productivity

Three grand movements are simultaneously sweeping through robotics: Robotics is becoming the next General Purpose Technology Robot-driven automation is forging a recovery in global productivity Robot automation is forming the backbone of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) This research report,...

Robotics: The Next General Purpose Technology

Robotics: The Next General Purpose Technology

General purpose technologies are those that have changed the world: Networking, the computer, electrification, railroads, and the steam engine are the best known. GPTs are few but powerful: They represent the most disruptive technologies ever produced by humankind; technologies that...