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)
Exoskeleton Research Steps Up to Challenges
Doctors and researchers customize wearable devices to help children and other patients walk.
(January 21, 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)
Robotics Takeways From CES 2016
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is too much for one person to take in, but we gather some lessons about robotics for you.
(January 18, 2016)
Intel Helps Raise $15M for Savioke’s Hotel Robot
Startup Savioke has raised international capital for its Relay delivery robot, as Intel invests in robots as future users of its chips.
(January 13, 2016)
Soft Robotics Raises $5M for Flexible Fingers
Soft Robotics Inc. spun out of Harvard University surgical research and provides end effectors for handling varied, fragile items.
(December 17, 2015)
Robotic Limbs Begin to Revolutionize Prosthetics
Prosthetic limbs are traditionally awkward, but biomechatronic advances and DARPA funding have led to refinements in sensors, power, and movement.
(December 16, 2015)
Nominate the World’s Top Robotics Companies for the RBR50
Do you know a leading robotics company? RBR is accepting submissions for its fifth annual RBR50 list of the top robotics companies in the world.
(December 15, 2015)
Do Robot Vacuum Cleaners Signify a New India?
'Clean India' initiative follows growing demand from modernization and rising wages, with a large market expected for robot vacuums.
(December 10, 2015)
Kurion Acquires Oxford Technologies for Reactor Robots
Startup Kurion has bought fellow hazardous materials handler Oxford Technologies to expand its robotics team and grow its European presence.
(December 09, 2015)
Cobot Makers Flex Their Muscles at iREX in Tokyo
Japanese and foreign robot makers demonstrated their co-robot wares in Tokyo, addressing a wider range of functions with safer cobots.
(December 07, 2015)
Mobile Robots Rev Up for Material Handling
Material handling is a prime target for automation, but modern manufacturing and logistics have specific and shifting requirements. How are mobile robots satisfying them?
(December 03, 2015)