Researchers Tighten Focus on Robot Vision
Wearable Robots Taking the “Dis” Out of Disability
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)
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)
Five Robotics Predictions for 2016
Don't wait up for flying cars, but robotic farms, factories, and households are coming sooner than you may think.
(January 04, 2016)
Top Robotics Transactions of 2015
Catch up on a baker's dozen mergers, acquisitions, and investments that altered the fast-moving robotics industry in the past year.
(December 31, 2015)