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Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges
Special report "Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges" examines direct patient care robots, indirect patient care robots, and home healthcare robots. Read more.
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Healthcare News
Hansen Medical Sells Cardiac Robot to Dutch Center
Sales, mergers mark growing pains among medical robotics suppliers.

Can Scotland Develop Into a Global AI Hub?
Nation is strong in university research such as the social EMOTE robot, and the U.K. leads in AUVs.

Five Robotics Predictions for 2016
Our robotics future is here, but which areas will benefit most from new technology?

Top Robotics Transactions of 2015
Bullish investors pumped billions into robotics R&D, market moves.

Co-robots Awarded $37M by NSF to Spur Development
“Profound advances in the field” help in grant acquisition process

Concern Grows Over Robots Behaving Badly
“Accountable Innovation” is the goal of newly formed Foundation for Responsible Robotics

Do Robot Vacuum Cleaners Signify a New India?
Six robotic vacuum vendors eye Indian market, as nation works to apply technology to helping people.

U.K. Consortium Gets $3M Grant for Home Care Robotics
Designability's CHIRON to combine smart homes and distributed robots and help the elderly avoid nursing homes.

Robotics Startups Need Space to Grow, Says MassRobotics Chief
Organization is just one of several in New England working to incubate the local robotics industry.

Asustek, Xiaomi Look to Robotics as Smartphone Market Slows
Asian electronics makers look to diversify into service and mobile robotics, plus the Internet of Things.

U.K. Robotics and Employment—What Does the Future Hold?
Job fears echo in the British media, but some studies come to contradictory conclusions.

The Essential Interview: Yulun Wang, founder of InTouch Health
The father of surgical and remote robotics talks about how he got into healthcare, technical challenges, and being an entrepreneur.

Toyota to Spend $1B on Robotics, AI Research
Automaker strives to take the lead in university research, self-driving cars, and service robotics.

Pepper for Biz Comes to Japan
SoftBank and Aldebaran's 'emotional' humanoid robot to gain custom software.

Japan Begins Executing on Its Robot Plans
Automation across industries is seen as the key to economic and social revitalization.



Special Focus: Robots and the Law
Robots and the Law

Expert insight on the ethical and legal issues affecting robot regulations globally.


Starship Goes the Last Mile for Deliveries

Get Ahead of Commercial Drone Rules

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
More in Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


3D Printing Begins to Come of Age…Finally!

Exoskeleton Research Steps Up to Challenges

Robotics Takeways From CES 2016
More in 3D Printing



Robotics Takeways From CES 2016

Chinese Firms Invest $20M in Israeli Robotics R&D

RoboBusiness Europe Is Reborn in Denmark

In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?