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Fraunhofer IFF Robots Punch People for Research
Collaborative robots need metrics and rules to know the balance between sufficient force to injure humans and reasonable speeds. (February 03, 2016)

Hansen Medical Sells Cardiac Robot to Dutch Center
Maastricht University Medical Center buys robotic-guided cardiac catheter system, but recent acquisitions demonstrate industry's growing pains. (January 25, 2016)

Robotics Takeways From CES 2016
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is too much for one person to take in, but we gather some lessons about robotics for you. (January 18, 2016)

Toyota’s New AI Hire Discusses Research at CES 2016
James Kuffner, who has moved from Google to Toyota, discussed robotics, AI, and cloud computing at the Consumer Electronics Show. (January 14, 2016)

Five Robotics Predictions for 2016
Don't wait up for flying cars, but robotic farms, factories, and households are coming sooner than you may think. (January 04, 2016)

Top Robotics Transactions of 2015
Catch up on a baker's dozen mergers, acquisitions, and investments that altered the fast-moving robotics industry in the past year. (December 31, 2015)

The Top 10 Robotics News Stories of 2015
Robots are everywhere, but which developments were of the most relevance to our business audience? (December 31, 2015)

Co-robots Awarded $37M by NSF to Spur Development
NSF funds 66 new research proposals to 49 distinct institutions in 27 states. (December 22, 2015)

Analyst Outlook
Eye on China: Robots and Automation in Context
The possibilities of automation and digitization are increasing exponentially in China. (December 17, 2015)

Soft Robotics Raises $5M for Flexible Fingers
Soft Robotics Inc. spun out of Harvard University surgical research and provides end effectors for handling varied, fragile items. (December 17, 2015)

Robotic Limbs Begin to Revolutionize Prosthetics
Prosthetic limbs are traditionally awkward, but biomechatronic advances and DARPA funding have led to refinements in sensors, power, and movement. (December 16, 2015)

Kurion Acquires Oxford Technologies for Reactor Robots
Startup Kurion has bought fellow hazardous materials handler Oxford Technologies to expand its robotics team and grow its European presence. (December 09, 2015)

U.K. Consortium Gets $3M Grant for Home Care Robotics
As populations worldwide age, robots might relieve visiting caretakers of helping with daily chores so that they can focus on human interaction. (December 08, 2015)

Cobot Makers Flex Their Muscles at iREX in Tokyo
Japanese and foreign robot makers demonstrated their co-robot wares in Tokyo, addressing a wider range of functions with safer cobots. (December 07, 2015)

Omnicell Buys Automated Pharmacy Firm Aesynt for $275M
Omnicell continued its string of acquisitions, buying automated medicine dispensary company Aesynt. (November 24, 2015)



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