• The companies represented by RIA don't sell cute humanoid robots like Pepper or useful house bots like Roomba. They represent companies that sell robots that help out manufacturing and other industrial processes -- think assembly arms.
  • According to the report, North American companies sold 14,323 robots valued at $840 million in the first half of 2015. That's a one percent increase over last year during the same period, and an gross revenue increase of seven percent.
  • RIA estimates that the United States is the country with the second most robots in factories, behind Japan.

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