Equity fundings for robotics increase again

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Santa Barbara, CA – Tuesday, June 16, 2015 – As of May 31st, equity fundings for robotics-related ventures totaled more than for all of 2014. A special Wall Street Journal report confirmed that money is flowing – liberally – for advanced manufacturing and robotics.

Details of these stories, with photos and links, are in The Robot Report along with many other interesting and informative articles:

  • Four trends show what’s hot in robotics.
  • Results of the Amazon Picking Challenge and the DARPA Robotics Challenge and why they are important.
  • Swiss robot manufacturer ABB launched a factory in the U.S.
  • American Teradyne paid $350 million to acquire Danish Universal Robots, the leading maker of collaborative robots.
  • And many more.

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