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16 December 2010



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Teledyne Technologies acquires Canadian vision systems provider DALSA for $335 million.
First four commercially sold Willow Garage PR2 robots were delivered (after previously giving away 11). Will sales of Texai telepresence robots be next?
… February 14-16 are the dates to watch IBM’s ‘Watson’ battle Jeopardy.
Anybots has chosen an American manufacturing partner (E-Systems Technology) instead of an off-shore company to build their new telepresence robots (the one with the tiny round head).
… China’s Dalu Robot Restaurant is replacing waiters and waitresses with robots on bikes and two robot receptionists. With tables in a circular arrangement, robots bring dishes and drinks by using a track to move around the restaurant.




Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.
Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.





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