SynTouch Gets $2.5M in Grants for New Machine Touch Applications
The DoD and NSF award two grants to commercialize systems for fragile grasping and standardized haptic properties.
(October 01, 2015)
Market for Medical Robotics Hits Growth Spurt
Auris Surgical Robotics and XACT Robotic raise millions, while TransEnterix and Omnicell make strategic buys.
(September 29, 2015)
Five Things We Learned at RoboBusiness 2015
This year's RoboBusiness in San Jose was our eleventh gathering of robotics researchers, makers, investors, and users. See what one newbie found out from panelists and exhibitors.
(September 26, 2015)
Top 10 Game Changers Wow RoboBusiness
A look at the winners of the 2015 Game Changer Awards, honoring the robotics industry’s remarkable technical accomplishments and their makers.
(September 24, 2015)
16 Startups Vie for Pitchfire Award
Pitchfire, the "Shark Tank" of robotics, gives 16 startups two minutes to tell a live panel of judges and attendees how their product will be a disruptive technology. Here's a sneak peek at each finalist.
(September 23, 2015)
Meet the Finalists of the Game Changer Awards
The finalists for the 2015 Game Changer Awards, which honor the robotics industry’s remarkable technical accomplishments and their makers. Winners will be announced September 23rd at RoboBusiness 2015.
(September 21, 2015)
The Ragnar Robot® introduces a modular platform with open control software offering unmatched cost performance optimization by factors. Its low cost entrance allow customers to explore applications like 3D printing and pick n´ place. It scales up to yet unseen reach, payload and speed enabling new and down-cost critical returns.
(September 18, 2015)
Japan’s Spread Co. Builds the Biggest Automated Lettuce Farm
Spread Co. is building what it claims will be the world's largest fully automated lettuce factory in Kyoto. Automated agriculture promises to save money, increase yields, and be useful anywhere.
(September 11, 2015)
Throwbot Maker ReconRobotics Forced to Regroup
The rise and fall of ReconRobotics isn't because its Throwbot is a bad product; federal budget wrangles and questionable expenses took their toll.
(September 09, 2015)
Drone Makers Look for Funding to Take Off
The market for aerial drones could double in the next five years, as Lily Robotics and others fly beneath the radar of larger companies in making deals.
(September 09, 2015)
Zimplistic Gets $11.5M for Kitchen Robots
Startups and established food companies are using autonomy, 3D printing, and IoT to get robots into households.
(September 04, 2015)
Vecna Cares About Robotics Standards, Absorbs VGo
Vecna is working with other organizations to develop robotics standards, says CTO Daniel Theobald, who says that automation for its own sake isn't enough.
(September 03, 2015)
The Datamaran, A Satellite for the Seas
Each Datamaran generates $600,000 annually.
(September 01, 2015)