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Ekso Licenses Patents to Prosthetics Giant Ottobock
Ottobock will use Ekso's technology to further its innovation in the field of microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees. Read more.
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. View U.S. Navy Testing Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeletons


Service Robots News
iRobot Divests From Defense Business for $45M
After a strong Q4, Roomba maker makes sale to Arlington Capital Partners.

“Sue the Bums!” Drones Get Dragged into Court
Dronegate at kickoff: Could spy drones above Super Bowl practice fields warrant litigation?

Suicide Drones: Clear and Present Danger?
The scary world of Counter-UAV technology and why it’s already a multi-billion-dollar business

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

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

Can Scotland Develop Into a Global AI Hub?
Nation is strong in university research such as the social EMOTE robot, and the U.K. leads in AUVs.

Robotics Takeways From CES 2016
What can we learn about the robots shown among this year's gadgets and toys?

Toyota’s New AI Hire Discusses Research at CES 2016
Carmaker beefs up staff and advisory board, gets Google's James Kuffner for robotic route planning.

The FAA: Home of the $250K Drone Fine. Seriously?
“It seems that the FAA is the cause of its own crisis, and its action may be vulnerable if challenged.”

$2.5M in Grants for Co-robot Research in Agriculture
Building out autonomous machine capabilities for farms and orchards

Intel Helps Raise $15M for Savioke’s Hotel Robot
Intel and Asian investors support Relay, which is already serving in the hospitality industry.

Analyst Outlook
Actually Making Things! 3D Printing for 2016
A projected $7.3B industry for 2016 begins to come of age

Moveable Factory: Addibot, 3D Printer on Wheels
One plus one equals one: a new idea born from two old ones

High-level Desertions Continue at Google Robotics
Now both of Google’s founding “world changers” in robotics have bolted the Plex

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



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’?