Archive for March, 2012

iRobot’s (Nasdaq: IRBT) Timing Couldn’t Be Better For Investors

2 | By Michael A. Robinson

iRobot Corp. (Nasdaq: IRBT) made the right decision.

And the Pentagon just proved it.

The small-cap robotics leader knows only too well it needs to increase its private sector sales as America works to cut defense spending.

That’s why iRobot Corp. has reorganized to target the health care, retail and security industries.

For investors, the timing couldn’t be better.

After all, the Defense Department has announced several new robotics breakthroughs in recent days.

This shows the U.S. military is still completely committed to using robots to win the War of the Future.

But now that American troops have left Iraq, the Pentagon’s top brass is pinching pennies like never before.

And yet… it has new robots to brag about.

3D Printing: How “Desktop Factories” Will Create the Next $1 Trillion Industry

0 | By Michael A. Robinson

Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of 3D printing. It’s so new it’s not on many radar screens yet.

But soon everyone will know about it.

Still in its very early stages, 3D printing is destined to have a huge impact on the entire world economy.

These “desktop factories” will one day become a $1 trillion industry-completely changing the traditional factory model forever.

It’s what’s known as a “disruptive technology.”

Here’s why…