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  1. 6.5 Million Robots Now Inhabit the Earth

    The latest issue of World Robotics is out! As we've said before, this fantastic report, produced by the good folks at the statistical department of the International Federation of Robotics, is a must-read if you want to understand the global robotics market. So on to the hot-off-the-press numbers, which refer to the market at the end 2007. First, industrial robots: there are now nearly 1 million units toiling in factories around the world. As for service robots -- which range from military bomb-disposal bots to home vacuum cleaners -- their number grew to …

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