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Japanese robot firm makes an aggressive move in China

China will need more than half-a-million industrial robots by 2025. The race is on to see who will supply them.

These are the new technologies Americans fear most

A survey of 500 reveals an interesting mix of hopes and fears. But the results are inconsistent across age and gender.

Driverless trucks are coming -- but for now, adoption is in the slow lane

Safety issues might keep industries such as oil and gas from embracing autonomous delivery vehicles.

Robots elect leader and join forces to create a larger robot

Swarm robots will usher in the age of task-agnostic hardware design.

Watch this origami drone tackle a crucial problem with drone delivery

More proof that hardware is becoming increasingly elegant in the age of desktop prototyping

Fully autonomous drone maker takes aim at defense and homeland security

Backers are betting big on aerial automation for mining, refineries, and gas facilities. Security and defense are next.

China is poised to dominate robotics markets sooner than expected

The numbers are staggering, but the diversity of the development is the real surprise

US House approves bill to advance autonomous car testing

The bill would exempt a certain number of driverless vehicles from state safety regulations.

Deere to acquire machine-learning farming robot company Blue River for $305m

The acquisition will enable the agricultural equipment giant to use Blue River's technology on its own products.

This roving robot learned pedestrian manners

Humans are social creatures. Can robots learn to politely engage?

Robotics in business: Everything humans need to know

An executive guide to the technology and market drivers behind the $135 billion robotics market.

Video of man getting beaned by robot demonstrates need for novel safety mechanisms

Airbags might provide crucial protection where humans and robots work side by side.

Hawaii considers country's first Universal Basic Income

The controversial proposal, which is gaining traction in the state legislature, would attempt to counteract jobs lost to automation with a guaranteed living wage

5 ways to advance robotics in manufacturing

The maturity of automated technology used in manufacturing is all over the map, says Carnegie Mellon Prof. Howie Choset, but there are concrete ways to fix that.

Zero-latency video gives drones an upgrade

Split second decisions and insane acrobatics: This video explains why ultra-low latency linkups are a must for FPV racing

Energy companies looking to bots for help

Robotic process automation can enhance processes, but oil and gas businesses need to consider certain factors before deploying the technology.

Catalia Health seeks to improve treatment adherence through personal robots

Catalia Health's social robot Mabu is being rolled out as a treatment adherence aid for patients living with chronic illnesses.

Arduino powered and 3D printed, this robot translates to sign language

The video is compelling evidence that technology convergence and falling prices are driving novel, low-cost robotics development

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