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Intuitive Surgical Revenue Drops 24% in Q1 2014
Intuitive shipped 87 da Vinci Surgical Systems during the quarter, compared with 164 in the same period last year. Read more.
The Draganflyer X4-ES quadcopter will be used for agricultural research starting the week of May 5, 2014. View First Drone Test Site Ready


KUKA and Nolek Partner on Leak Detection Solution
Robots now available to operate Nolek's new SniffIT product

In-Depth Analysis
Exoskeletons: The Rise of the Wearable Robot Industry
Twenty-seven pounds of freedom, improved health…and a new industry to be worth $292M annually

First Contact: A Primer on Robots, the Law and Humans
Interdisciplinary first cut at some of the legal, social and technological issues

Nurse-friendly Robots More Effective at Delivering Care
Study shows robots need to be accepted by nurses before patients

Hogan Departs ABB. Is the Acquisition Binge Over?
In five years, Hogan invested about $20B of ABB’s wealth in major deals

Universal Robots Reaches Across North America
Collaborative robots from Danish manufacturer Universal Robots are now distributed nationwide in both United States and Canada

Hyundai Heavy Develops Mini Welding Robot for Shipbuilding
Compact design of the welding machine can operate in confined areas inaccessible to human welders.

Ditch the Controller: The Future of Human-Machine Interaction
What robotics has to gain from remote sensing technology

Robots, the Workplace and the Law
Speeding the arrival of the New Workforce: Employment, labor law compliance challenges and solutions

Google Car: Data Hog at Speeds Topping 2700GB per Hour
Big data coming soon to driverless highways where there’s never a crash and collision repair shops are a thing of the past.

In-Depth Analysis
The Technology that Could Save Robotic Surgery Millions
Software diagnostic research debugs robotic surgical systems

Big Bots Meet Big Ag: Who Will Fill the Void in Agribotics?
Investors should know what to look for and who to follow in robotic harvesting

Rethink’s Baxter Goes to School
New ROS-based version to explore novel uses and applications

Bathroom RoboBuddy: Personal Hygiene in a Jiffy
The hole-in-the-wall bathroom assistant that everyone will want…and love!

Clearpath Robotics is Named the 2013 Silver Edison Award Winner
Clearpath Robotics Wins at Chicago Ceremony; Awards Celebrate 26 Years of Honoring Innovators and Innovation.





3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials

Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost

How Honeybee’s Unexpected Meeting with NASA Changed Everything