Get the most out of Ro­bot­ics Business Review!

Please register for access to all content.
Learn more about membership benefits and start your membership today!

Emergency Response Resource Center
Fukushima: Japan Becoming Leader in Disaster Robots?
Fukushima has raised awareness about the need for robots, and the Japanese are moving fast in building emergency response robots. Read more.
A universal easy-to-learn robot control interface for emergency first responders View ‘Disaster Bots’ Controlled by Multi-touch

Emergency Response News
Five Things We Learned at RoboBusiness 2015
Annual robotics convention showed the state of the art across tech and industry.

Five Ways for Robotics to Save California
Technology can't solve all of the state's problems, but robotics and AI are addressing the most pressing ones.

WPI Wins $570,000 in NSF Grants for Soft Robotics
Two grants focus on manipulation and control over soft robotics.

Robotics—the Indian Way
Mobile robots and saving costs without cutting corners could help 'India Inc.'

Korea’s HUBO Takes $2M Crown at DARPA Challenge
Hero arises after two days of falls, flops and crazy crashes

The United Arab Emirates Encourages Women in Engineering
The Khalifa University Robotics Institute benefits from government and family support.

Red Mountain Pressures iRobot to Divest From Defense
Activist investor wants iRobot to focus on profit and leadership.

“Smart Nation” Program Spawns Singapore’s Fifth Lab
$40M laboratory launched for advanced robotics and autonomous systems

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

GuardBot Rolls From Martian Plans to Sentry Duty
Spherical robots are no longer science fiction, but adoption yet to be seen.

It’s All in the “Tether” as Motorola Invests in CyPhy Works
Persistent communications and continuous power supply are huge plusses

Can Humanoid Robots Survive DARPA’s Tough Love?
Two unexpected rulings may doom the chances for some robots well before the race begins

Back to Fukushima with a Snake Robot
Evaluating damaged reactors critical first step in decommissioning the plant

Gas-Sniffing Robot Hunts for Leaks beneath Our Streets
Catastrophe lurks in the invisible cloud of natural gas leaking from ageing pipes

Nitrofirex Firefighting UAS
Nitrofirex offers the ability to fight forest fires from the air at night and allows direct support to the ground crews.

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.

3D Printing to Aid Next Land-speed Record?

Zimplistic Gets $11.5M for Kitchen Robots

3D Printing as a Production Tool: New Era of Productivity
More in 3D Printing

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