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Healthcare Resource Center
Six Values Re-writing Laws of Healthcare Robotics
Professor Tom Sorell spoke with Robotics Business Review about these six values and how roboticists can incorporate them into their designs. Read more.
University of Auckland will work with Shinshu University to improve an exoskeleton designed to help stroke patients regain mobility. View Japan, New Zealand Team Up on Healthcare Robots


Healthcare News
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

Nanorobot as Molecular-scale “Delivery Truck”
Killer drug deliveries guided by an Xbox to the surface of a cancer cell

Research Report
Outlook for Health Care Robotics for 2013
Top 22 health care robotics companies,their technology and markets

Adept Technology: RoboCourier’s New Features Improve Capacity and Efficiency
30% increase in productivity reported by hospital laboratories and independent commercial laboratories.

Gaze-guided Wheelchair: Market-ready but Waiting!
Ready for commercialization, ingenious wheelchair seeks a go-to-market partner

From Windmills to Robots: Dutch Maintain Knack for Innovation
A rising mechatronics capital is flowering among the tulips...and changing the Netherlands' tech landscape

Is Intuitive Surgical Invincible?
The dust settles around Intuitive's first court case, but questions remain

Can Robots Save China?
Key to the “Chinese Dream”: Air, Water and Robots

iRobot Announces First RP-VITA Sales
Early interest indicates a promising future for remote presence technology in hospitals

Yaskawa Motoman Expands Medical Robot Offerings
The new MH3BM is built to cash in on a multi-billion dollar biomedical automation market



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.


Tomorrow’s Supply Chains Today

What’s Wrong with Supply Chains? Plenty!

Hurco Files Patent for Adapter that Turns CNC Machines into 3D Printers
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