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Japan’s Spread Co. Builds the Biggest Automated Lettuce Farm
Spread Co. is building what it claims will be the world's largest fully automated lettuce factory in Kyoto. Automated agriculture promises to save money, increase yields, and be useful anywhere. (September 11, 2015)

Panasonic’s “Robot Effect” on Healthcare
Seeing Panasonic’s recent lineup of healthcare products, it's easy to anoint the company as the uncontested owner of the automated healthcare crown. (October 09, 2014)

Blue-Collar Delivery Robots Making Gains in U.S. Hospitals
"We are just not going to have enough human hands to do all the work." (November 13, 2013)

Robots Descend On Munich For Four-day Show & Tell
AUTOMATICA is the very first international event that brings together all branches of the robotics and automation industry under the same roof to exhibit innovations in their fields. The theme of AUTOMATICA 2012 is "Automation Solutions and Innovations" in all application areas. (May 21, 2012)

Salon Bot Primps for $61B Hair Care Industry
“Panasonic has officially begun testing the future of hair care with its robotic shampooer that’s now available for the public to try” at beauty salons in Nishinomiya City, Japan. Full-scale marketing will begin after the two-month trial. (May 02, 2012)

Report: Global Robotics Market Set for Huge Growth
The Asian robotics market to reach $11 billion by 2016, while the U.S. market will expand to $6 billion. (August 08, 2011)

What’s Behind the Success of iRobot’s Roomba?
Low price, solid marketing, protected IP, and 'good enough' functionality combine to secure iRobot's market leadership among providers of robotic vacuum cleaners. (January 30, 2010)

Heartland Robotics: Hiding in Plain Sight
Heartland Robotics has received two investments for a total of $12 million since 2008, but little is known of the company's product plans. Robotics Business Review speculates and offers insights into potential opportunities in industrial robotics. (December 22, 2009)

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