Healthcare Robotics: 2014
Leading Robotics Companies, Their Technology, Markets and Future
Healthcare Robotics 2014, the Webcast: Can’t-Miss Winner!
Insightful & engaging, your up-close and personal view of healthcare robotics and its biggest successes, July 22.
Ekso Bionics Completes Training at Switzerland’s Largest Rehab Center
SPC Nottwil typically treats almost three-fourths of people living with spinal paralysis in Switzerland.
Argo Medical Works on IPO as ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton OK’d by FDA
Argo looks to raise $40-50 million for an initial public offering in 2014; ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton cleared by FDA.
WPI Surgical Robot Guided by MRI Images
WPI surgical robot uses piezoelectric motors to operate in the high magnetic field of an MRI machine.
New Surgeon in the OR: Titan Medical’s SPORT
Upstarts with disruptive technology and compelling value propositions will soon threaten da Vinci’s dominance
WPI’s IrisHand Nabs First Place & $10K at Cornell Cup
“Enabling prosthetic hands that intelligently provide grasp assistance is transformative.”
Hanson Robotics Moves to Hong Kong
Will make human-sized robots—parts made on the mainland, with assembly taking place in Hong Kong—and sell for $30K to $250K
Ekso Bionics Revenue Jumps 52%
Medical device revenue was $0.5 million, compared to $0.3 million in Q1 2013.
Can This Robot Put an End to Malaria?
SporoBot dissects mosquitoes 30 times faster than by hand
Medrobotics Raises $26 Million for Flex Surgical Robot
Existing shareholders and undisclosed new investors participated in the Series E raise.
VGo Didn’t Infringe InTouch Robot Patents
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a federal jury's finding that VGo Communications didn't infringe three InTouch Technologies patents for remotely controlled robots.
CMU’s Next Generation ECG Could Reduce Number of Sudden Cardiac Deaths
Deductive learning technology and data mining allow the Next Generation ECG to improve patient outcomes and lower the cost of health care.
3D-Printed Skull Saves Woman’s Life
Previously, “there was no effective treatment for such patients.”
On the Hunt for Assets, Aesynt Grabs Up Health Robotics
Adds automated intravenous capability to existing robot pharmaceutical system