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)
3D-Printed Skull Saves Woman’s Life
Technique could also be used for patients with other bone deformities.
(April 07, 2014)
On the Hunt for Assets, Aesynt Grabs Up Health Robotics
Aesynt announces acquisition of Health Robotics
(April 03, 2014)
Do Surgical Robots Need a Second Opinion?
So far it does not look like "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
(April 02, 2014)
From Disability to Ability: Can Robotics Make the Leap?
Making the next-generation prosthetics both available and affordable.
(March 30, 2014)
Exoskeleton Startup Cyberdyne Surges in Trading Debut
Cyberdyne, a maker of exoskeletons, had a strong debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market for start-ups, surging 159% to close at 9,600 yen. It was the second-best first day performance among Japan IPOs in 2014.
(March 26, 2014)
Google Strikes Again: Robot Pill from Rani Therapeutics
No more needles! Prolific inventor has created a robotic pill to replace injectable drugs
(February 18, 2014)