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U.S. Navy Testing Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeletons
Objective of partnership is to transition exoskeleton technology to the Department of Defense industrial base and test for industrial hand-tool applications at Navy shipyards. Read more.
Argo looks to raise $40-50 million for an initial public offering in 2014; ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton cleared by FDA. View Argo Works on IPO as ReWalk Exoskeleton OK'd by FDA


Medical & Assistive News
Hansen Medical Sells Cardiac Robot to Dutch Center
Sales, mergers mark growing pains among medical robotics suppliers.

Exoskeleton Research Steps Up to Challenges
Assistive technology continues to improve for helping patients walk again.

Wearable Robots Speed Physical Rehabilitation
Exoskeletons help wearers restore lost limb functions.

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

Ekso Bionics Picks Up $15M via Direct Offering
Exoskeleton maker and institutional investors agree on preferred stock and warrants

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

ReWalk Still Chasing Market, but Closing a Bit Faster
Volume and share price climb as VA announces approval of exoskeleton

Chinese Firms Invest $20M in Israeli Robotics R&D
Israeli research to support Chinese industrial automation, service robotics.

Robotic Limbs Begin to Revolutionize Prosthetics
Biomechatronic arms and legs offer new hope for amputees.

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.

Omnicell Buys Automated Pharmacy Firm Aesynt for $275M
Merged company's portfolio intended to provide medical supply support from ER through long-term care.

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.

Medrobotics Raises $25M for Flex Robotic System
Flexible, robotic tools to reduce invasiveness of ear, nose, and throat surgeries.

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



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’?