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Is Superflex the Low-cost Exo-suit We’ve All Been Waiting For?
An exo-suit for the unheard of price of $1000. Seriously? (May 27, 2016)

Elder Care Robots Are Necessary and Imminent, Say European Experts
People may not yet be aware of the potential benefits from home or elder care robots, but organizations are already testing them. (May 25, 2016)

Increased Telepresence Robot R&D Transforms User Experience
Telepresence robot developments, including better sensors, operator feedback, and wider applications could help the market grow. (May 24, 2016)

Has Healthcare Robotics Flatlined on Us?
We may see some blips of life beginning late in 2017. (May 20, 2016)

Researchers Tighten Focus on Robot Vision
Machine vision has been expensive and difficult to accomplish, but researchers in Switzerland, Australia, and the U.S. are working on different methods to enable robots to see for themselves. (May 17, 2016)

Wearable Robots Taking the “Dis” Out of Disability
Will wearable robots disrupt the global wheelchair industry by taking the “dis” out of disability? (May 13, 2016)

Cobot Applications Still Widening, Says UR Exec
Cobots are moving from major automakers to small and midsize enterprises, said Universal Robots' Scott Mabie at the International Collaborative Robots Workshop. (May 09, 2016)

Horizon 2020 Update: European Robotics Projects Proliferate
Multiple European robotics organizations are calling for projects to demonstrate technology's social and economic benefits, but can they stimulate competitiveness? (May 06, 2016)

The Essential Interview: Aldo Zini, President and CEO of Aethon
Aldo Zini, CEO of Aethon, describes the development of the TUG mobile healthcare robot and what experience robotics students should get. (April 26, 2016)

U.K. Companies Grab a Slice of the Surgical Robotics Market
Global demand could reach 10 million procedures per year, as Renishaw, NightstaRx, and CMR work on minimally invasive robotic surgery systems. (March 09, 2016)

Toyota Staffs Up for AI, Robotics Research
The new Toyota Research Institute is doing more than developing self-driving vehicles; the company has a vision of a future full of robots. (March 01, 2016)

Where Do the Candidates Stand on Robotics?
Between the sound bites, the presidential candidates have said little so far about their stances on robotics and automation. (February 29, 2016)

Can This Robot Put an End to Malaria?
The first-ever 100-percent effective anti-malaria vaccine. (February 22, 2016)

Hansen Medical Sells Cardiac Robot to Dutch Center
Maastricht University Medical Center buys robotic-guided cardiac catheter system, but recent acquisitions demonstrate industry's growing pains. (January 25, 2016)

Can Scotland Develop Into a Global AI Hub?
EU and U.K. research support could help Edinburgh become an artificial intelligence leader, but success may depend on commercial applications. (January 20, 2016)



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