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Global Personal and Professional Service Robotics market (2012 – 2017)

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by James Parker, 7/11/2012

The global service robotics market in 2011 was worth $18.38 billion. This market is valued at $20.73 billion in 2012 and expected to reach $46.18 billion by 2017 at an estimated CAGR of 17.4% from 2012 to 2017.

The market is driven by factors like:

  • Ageing population,
  • Value enhancement by robots,
  • Increasing grants and funds by governments,
  • Increasing venture capital investments in service robotics companies,
  • Enhancements in complementary technologies and
  • Integration of robotics with mobile technologies, other smart products, and appliances.

The key market players in service robotics industry are:

  • HONDA MOTORS (Japan)
  • IRobot (USA)
  • AB Electrolux (Sweden)
  • SONY (Japan)
  • Fujitsu (Japan)
  • Toyota (Japan)
  • Yujin Robot (South Korea)

You can find the full service robotics market research report in the next link. It is not free, but we can already see very important information here.

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Skippy is an internet-controlled robot that skips stones across a pond

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We are going to be amazed of the number and variety of applications that people will came up with in service robotics…

Look at this video of Skippy, an internet-controlled robot that skips stones across a pond.

By , July 11, 2012

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