Healthcare Robotics: 2014
New developments, trends, challenges and opportunities in the medical robotics sector.
(July 21, 2014)
Healthcare Robotics 2014, the Webcast: Can’t-Miss Winner!
Exoskeletons is the breakout story of 2014!
(July 20, 2014)
Ekso Bionics Completes Training at Switzerland’s Largest Rehab Center
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)
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)
WPI Surgical Robot Guided by MRI Images
WPI is developing a surgical robot to be used inside an MRI machine. Guided by real-time feedback, the robot can position a high-energy, interstitial focused ultrasound probe exactly at tumors, delivering optimal surgical results.
(June 20, 2014)
New Surgeon in the OR: Titan Medical’s SPORT
Is Titan's SPORT going to storm the robotic surgery market?
(June 13, 2014)
WPI’s IrisHand Nabs First Place & $10K at Cornell Cup
In a world where prostheses can cost anywhere from $30K to $100K, the IrisHand is under-$20K.
(June 02, 2014)
Hanson Robotics Moves to Hong Kong
As the homepage proclaims: “We bring robots to life.”
(May 21, 2014)
Ekso Bionics Revenue Jumps 52%
RBR50 company Ekso Bionics reports that revenue was up 52 percent to $1.1 million in the first quarter of 2014. Medical device revenue was $0.5 million for the quarter.
(May 20, 2014)
Can This Robot Put an End to Malaria?
The first-ever 100-percent effective anti-malaria vaccine.
(May 14, 2014)
Medrobotics Raises $26 Million for Flex Surgical Robot
Medrobotics has raised $26 million in Series E funding for the anticipated commercial launches of its Flex robot surgical system in Europe and the U.S.
(May 14, 2014)
VGo Didn’t Infringe InTouch Robot Patents
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a federal jury's finding that VGo Communications didn't infringe three InTouch Technologies patents for remotely controlled robots.
(May 13, 2014)
CMU’s Next Generation ECG Could Reduce Number of Sudden Cardiac Deaths
The National Robotics Engineering Center at Carnegie Mellon University will use advanced signal processing and machine learning technologies to build a prototype ECG that can diagnose dangerous arrhythmias.
(April 18, 2014)