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Otherlab: Developing Low-Cost, Inflatable Robots
Robots with textile-based, inflatable actuators that contract upon inflation exhibit large strength-to-weight ratios. Read more.
Ruling effectively invalidates FAA's ban on the use of commercial drones. The FAA can appeal the decision. View Drones Legal in US, Judge Rules

Supply Chain & Retail News
Locus Robotics Enters Warehouse Automation Race
After Amazon bought Kiva, Quiet Logistics developed on its own mobile warehouse robots.

Omnicell Buys Automated Pharmacy Firm Aesynt for $275M
Merged company's portfolio intended to provide medical supply support from ER through long-term care.

CyPhy Works Takes to Skies Over Japan, the U.S.
Company gets FAA exemption, pursues government, commercial, and consumer markets.

U.K. Robotics and Employment—What Does the Future Hold?
Job fears echo in the British media, but some studies come to contradictory conclusions.

Drones Fly High Despite Ban in India
Both the public and private sectors find many uses for UAVs, even with security concerns.

Simbe Robotics Unveils Tally, Autonomous Shelf Auditing System
Robotic analytics product is designed to improve retailer inventory management.

Pepper for Biz Comes to Japan
SoftBank and Aldebaran's 'emotional' humanoid robot to gain custom software.

Japan Begins Executing on Its Robot Plans
Automation across industries is seen as the key to economic and social revitalization.

Amazon Warehouse Demand Devours Robots and Workers
The online retailer marks the trend of moving workers from customer-facing operations to logistics.

Soft Robots Get a Grip on Fruit Picking
Cambridge Consultants refines agricultural automation; RightHand raises $3.32M for grasping robots.

Rethink Reaches Out to Latin America
Cobot maker signs distribution deals with Mexican partners; Sawyer now available worldwide

In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics
These female researchers, designers, and executives are leading the development and commercialization of robotics technologies.

Packaging, Mobile Robots Must Keep Up With Product Lifespans
Vision systems and IoT capabilities are also still developing.

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.

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 Adds Advanced Polymers for Demanding Apps

3D Printing: Inside Look at Software and IP Plays

Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator Ends Early
More in 3D Printing

RoboBusiness Europe Is Reborn in Denmark

In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges

Conducting R&D with Government Funding