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)
Advanced Manufacturers Build a Jobs Pipeline With Schools
There's a mismatch between what parents and job seekers expect and the actual opportunities in advanced manufacturing. Organizations are working to help make employment matches.
(September 24, 2015)
Five Ways for Robotics to Save California
Disaster relief, agriculture, industrial automation, and traffic reduction are just some of the areas where robotics applications can help the Golden State thrive.
(September 23, 2015)
Intel Invests $67M in China Tech Firms
Intel Corp.'s investment arm is spending $67 million in eight Chinese technology companies in the hope of building an ecosystem for its processors.
(September 21, 2015)
Uber Gives CMU $5.5M to Rebuild Self-Driving Research
After hiring away 40 researchers from CMU, Uber is giving the school $5.5 million as it faces increasing competition and questions around self-driving cars.
(September 17, 2015)
UAE Launches International ‘Robotics for Good’ Competition
The United Arab Emirates is offering $1 million for innovative applications of robotics and AI to health, education, and social services.
(September 16, 2015)
German Robotics Research Targets New Horizons
Germany has long been a strong user of industrial automation, but expanding applications, university research, and savvy PR are helping the country retain its robotics leadership.
(September 15, 2015)
WPI Wins $570,000 in NSF Grants for Soft Robotics
Worcester Polytechnic Institute wins two grants to develop soft robotics, which could be useful for medical, search-and-rescue, and co-working applications.
(September 14, 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)
Toyota Spends $50M on AI Cars, Hires DARPA Lead
Unlike Uber or Google, Toyota is cautiously pursuing technology to make driving safer, not fully autonomous.
(September 08, 2015)
Singapore Builds on Robotics Innovation
The city-state is pursuing robotics through university-corporate partnerships and by attracting international talent.
(September 08, 2015)
Your Best Year Yet! Discover the Global Robotics Industry
If not already, then in the very near future, robots will touch every one of us on an almost daily basis.
(September 03, 2015)