Panasonic’s “Robot Effect” on Healthcare
Mr. RoboBusiness, Rich Erb, on TV’s Willis Report
Seeing Panasonic’s recent lineup of healthcare products, it's easy to anoint the company as the uncontested owner of the automated healthcare crown.
(October 09, 2014)
The behind-the-scenes maestro five years running interviewed by Fox TV's Gerri Willis.
(October 08, 2014)
Microsoft Lays Off Robotics Team
In a second round of planned layoffs, Microsoft cuts 2,100 jobs, including the entire robotics research team. CEO Satya Nadella plans to cut 18,000 positions.
(September 22, 2014)
Seegrid Names Jim Rock CEO
Jim Rock, former president of Vocollect Healthcare by Honeywell, has been named CEO of Seegrid. The move may enhance stability at Seegrid, which has been referred to in two recent and still-pending lawsuits.
(September 12, 2014)
Does HP’s Meg Whitman Scare Stratasys?
Whitman thinks that HP has worked out how to make them faster and better.
(September 01, 2014)
Second Lawsuit Adds to Seegrid Drama
Former CEO of Seegrid keeps the fight alive in a shareholder derivative lawsuit, alleging Giant Eagle, the majority shareholder of Seegrid, blocked efforts to bring new funding to Seegrid’s rescue.
(August 14, 2014)
Patent Eligibility of Software in the Wake of the Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Decision
The Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank decision does not spell doom and gloom for robotic inventions. Robotics companies seeking patents on software-related innovations should focus on system claims directed to the combination of software and hardware elements.
(August 14, 2014)
Essential Robotics: RBR Research Reports 2014
Our first six webcasts and aligned research reports are ready for you.
(August 03, 2014)
It’s a Triple Play: Rethink Robotics Inks Deal with Three Distributors
The deal reflects the RBR50 company's desire to get Baxter into more R&D settings in corporations, think tanks and even in academia.
(July 30, 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)
Grabit Receives Funding from Flextronics, Draper Nexus Ventures
Grabit, an industrial automation and materials handling startup, has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Flextronics Lab IX and Draper Nexus Ventures. The investment will enhance Grabit's development of electroadhesion-based products.
(June 02, 2014)
First RTEX Conference for Dubai Robotics Initiative
First RTEX Conference for Dubai Robotics Initiative.
(May 13, 2014)
The Rise of Vision Systems: Turning Point for Robotics
Robotics Business Review's special report "The Rise of Vision Systems: Turning Point for Robotics" examines the technology behind vision systems, the market's key players, vision's impact on different robotics sectors, and the industry's recent performance and future expectations.
(May 10, 2014)