Ekso Bionics Completes Training at Switzerland’s Largest Rehab Center
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SPC Nottwil joins a growing list of rehab centers in Europe that use an exoskeleton from RBR50 company Ekso Bionics to help paralyzed patients. SPC Nottwil typically treats almost three-fourths of people living with spinal paralysis in Switzerland.
(July 16, 2014)
How WPI is Shaping the Future of Robotics
Although long overshadowed by its Bay State rival MIT, Worcester Polytechnic Institute continues to make important contributions to the advancement of robotics education and innovation.
(July 15, 2014)
When Global RoboBusiness Hits Boston, Be There!
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(July 14, 2014)
Ryan Calo’s “Big Idea”: New Federal Agency for Robots
He has a knack for taking a bunch of complex ideas and turning them into smooth common sense.
(July 08, 2014)
Argo Medical Works on IPO as ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton OK’d by FDA
Argo Medical, maker of the ReWalk motorized exoskeleton, is looking to raise $40-50 million for an initial public offering in 2014.
(July 02, 2014)
RAS 2020: The $257M Plan to Jumpstart UK Robotics
The UK government's Technology Strategy Board has been granted $257 to invest into robotics and autonomous systems. RAS 2020, the country's first robotics strategy, aims to garner a 10 percent share of the global robotics market by 2025.
(July 01, 2014)
Design-Patent Protection: What to Do When the Face of Your Robot Becomes the “Face” of Your Company
When evaluating IP needs, companies sometimes underestimate the value of design patents. While not a substitute for utility patents or trademarks, design patents can serve as useful tools for protecting against counterfeit and competing products with similar appearances.
(July 01, 2014)
Google Pulls Out of DARPA Robotics Challenge
Google has pulled its HRP-2 Schaft robot from the DARPA Robotics Challenge to focus on a robot available to consumers. The Schaft robot easily won the qualifying round and was the frontrunner to win the $2 million competition.
(June 27, 2014)