Could This Be the Hertz of Robot Rentals?
Matt Bush and Rob Goldiez are co-founders and principals of the world’s first robot rental startup company.
(April 29, 2016)
POS Testing Goes Robotic With Rhiscom Automaton
Chile-based Rhiscom's Automaton testing system includes a robot that can swipe cards and operate a point-of-sale keypad.
(April 28, 2016)
AI Research Translates Into International ‘Soft Power’
Like robotics, AI research is increasingly seen as key to a nation's standing, but the question remains on how to share information while staying ahead.
(April 27, 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)
The FDA Weakens the Prospects for TransEnterix’s SurgiBot
The FDA's rejection of TransEnterix's submission of SurgiBot for approval could force the company to undertake an expensive effort to show that it's safe.
(April 25, 2016)
Every Robot Equals the Sum of Its Parts…and Then Some
ABI Research is forecasting “robotic component revenues to exceed $2.36 billion” in 2016.
(April 24, 2016)
Robotic Surgery Providers to Merge in a Challenging Market
As part of the growing market for robotic surgery, Hansen Medical gets bought by Auris Surgical, and TransEnterix suffers a setback.
(April 21, 2016)
Soft Robotics Blend Rigid, Deformable Components
A combination of materials is enabling soft robots to be more responsive, as researchers develop devices that can hop and shapeshift.
(April 20, 2016)
Michigan Funds Training to Avoid Robots Taking Jobs
The state of Michigan is expanding training for logistics workers at Lansing Community College, and Wynright will be providing robots for real-world experience.
(April 19, 2016)
Warehouse Robots From IAM Move to Meet Demand
With a combination of vision-based autonomy, vacuum picking, and management software, IAM's robots can work in existing warehouses.
(April 18, 2016)
Manhattan to London Searching for Investments in Robotics
If successful, such robotics-only/automation-only funds will pop up literally everywhere, maybe something on the order of the familiar mutual fund industry.
(April 17, 2016)
Our Man in Atlanta Scoping Out MODEX 2016
The cutting-edge technologies that will define the future of warehousing and supply chains.
(April 17, 2016)