Omnicell Buys Automated Pharmacy Firm Aesynt for $275M
Omnicell continued its string of acquisitions, buying automated medicine dispensary company Aesynt.
(November 24, 2015)
Marine Robotics Goes Under, Salvaged by Kraken Sonar
Newfoundland-based Marine Robotics has sunk, but Kraken Sonar Systems picked up its staff and a drone, and other AUV companies are doing well.
(November 19, 2015)
FANUC’s New Big Boy Co-robot Can Heft 77 lbs.
Collaborative robots are proving themselves to be tireless, efficient workers in all sorts of manufacturing and logistics environments.
(November 19, 2015)
3D Printing Adds Advanced Polymers for Demanding Apps
Arevo Labs uses ABB robots for its Additive Manufacturing Platform, and Prodways buys Exceltec to integrate its polymers with its 3D printers.
(November 17, 2015)
Big Deal, Drones Fly, but What Can They Do for Me?
$82 billion plus 100,000 new, high-paying jobs will be created by drones says AUVSI. Credible? Let's see.
(November 13, 2015)
Drones Fly High Despite Ban in India
India is the world's largest drone importer and is expected to follow the U.S. regulatory model, but can or should it enforce existing bans?
(November 12, 2015)
The Essential Interview: Yulun Wang, founder of InTouch Health
Yulan Wang, co-founder of Computer Motion and InTouch Health, explains how he got into surgical robotics, his tech wish list, and the differences between privately held and public companies.
(November 11, 2015)
Medrobotics Raises $25M for Flex Robotic System
Medrobotics has received funding and FDA and European approval for robotic tools that snake through the body and ease surgery.
(November 09, 2015)
Toyota to Spend $1B on Robotics, AI Research
Toyota launches startup fund, promotes hydrogen cells, and again partners with MIT and Stanford.
(November 06, 2015)
3D Printing: Inside Look at Software and IP Plays
Software and design data ultimately to outperform materials and hardware
(November 05, 2015)
Taiwan Finally Gets Serious About Building Robots
The goal is to build robotics into Taiwan's next core industry over the next 20 years.
(November 04, 2015)
Japan Begins Executing on Its Robot Plans
Researchers, companies heed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's call for a robotics revolution, but "Galapagos Syndrome" is still a risk.
(November 02, 2015)
RE2 to Give Nurses, Soldiers an Extra Hand
RE2 and QinetiQ are working with the University of Texas at Arlington on a robotic nurse assistant to help move patients.
(October 28, 2015)