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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.
Ottobock will use Ekso's technology to further its innovation in the field of microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees. View Ekso Licenses Patents to Prosthetics Giant Ottobock

Healthcare News
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.

In-Depth Analysis
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

Do Surgical Robots Need a Second Opinion?
Could a little preventive care save robotic surgery from unnecessary legal scrutiny?

From Disability to Ability: Can Robotics Make the Leap?
Extreme bionics and the challenge of making humans whole again

Exoskeleton Startup Cyberdyne Surges in Trading Debut
Cyberdyne has second-best opening performance among Japan IPOs in 2014 as the competition in the exoskeleton market heats up.

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 Printing to Aid Next Land-speed Record?

Zimplistic Gets $11.5M for Kitchen Robots

3D Printing as a Production Tool: New Era of Productivity
More in 3D Printing

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges

Conducting R&D with Government Funding

2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing