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Healthcare Resource Center
7 Game-Changing Robots
RoboBusiness presents the winners of the 2014 Game Changer Awards, honoring the robotics industry's remarkable technical accomplishments and their makers. Read more.
ReWalk Robotics becomes best-performing IPO of 2014 and will now expand exoskeleton reach into other areas. View ReWalk Eyes Future After $36M IPO


Healthcare News
Blue-Collar Delivery Robots Making Gains in U.S. Hospitals
Review of industry leaders: Aethon, Panasonic, Swisslog and Vecna

Intuitive Surgical Shortcomings Prompt Better Training
With shares down and reported incidents up, the company battles to protect its image

Intuitive Surgical Facing Litigation from its Own Insurer
Legal action claims that Intuitive was not forthcoming in disclosures to insurer

NSF Champions $3.6M Project to Make Robotic Surgery More Intuitive
Researchers at three key universities to collaborate over the course of five years

Robotics’ Developers Beware: Truth in Advertising has a Purpose
A new industry must be mindful about the consequences of false product claims

Bionic Parts Shop: Medicine and Engineering Sync More Closely
Bionic parts pioneers: This time it’s a bionic leg; before that it was a bionic arm.

Hey Nike, Doesn’t This Robot Scream “Just Do It”?
There's a reality TV show hiding within this exoskeleton

Move Over Honda and Cyberdyne, Here Comes Yaskawa’s Exoskeleton
Competition heats up for ageing populace—especially Japan's—and disaster intervention

Stryker Acquires Mako in $1.65B Pricey but Strategic Buyout
Consolidates orthopedic presence while continuing M&A plan

Lift Labs Lands $1M in Funding for Self-Stabilizing Spoon
The Liftware Spoon harnesses DoD technology to help those with motion disorders live more independently

Legal Issues for Healthcare Robots
Overview of Liabilities, Safety Standards and Trust

Fusing Human with Machine: Disabled, Over-abled and the Law
Can laws decide where one ends and the other begins?

Midwest Engineering Systems Partners with Kuka for Automation Healthcare
Partners to develop patient manipulation robots for rotating and moving patients.

Taking Aethon Global: Mobile Hospital Logistics and Beyond
Company also rolling its TUG robots toward hospitality, retail and manufacturing

Analyst Outlook
Is a Robotics “Babel” Headed toward Health Care for 2014?
Health care has seen it before: the promise of IT that delivered up a costly digital babel



Special Focus: 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 Bioprinting Human Tissue the Organovo Way

UPS, Stratasys Expand 3D Printers to 100 Stores Nationwide

RoboBusiness as Tool for Creativity and Innovation
More in 3D Printing



Federal Robotics Commission: Ryan Calo Calls for Regulation

Robo-Stox Launches in Europe on London Stock Exchange

Seegrid Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

nLink Mobile Drilling Robot Wins RoboBusiness Pitchfire Startup Contest

10 Most Common Legal Issues for Robotics Startups