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Service Robots Resource Center
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
Analyst Outlook
Tokyo Olympics, “Abenomics” and Robot Automation
Are Japan’s SMEs quietly forging the beginnings of a burst in robot-driven productivity?

Powering Up Construction Workers with ExoSuits
Kubota, Panasonic & Cyberdyne selling add-on muscle for the building trades

A “Smart” Robot, a Warehouse, Big Data…and You!
The future of ecommerce: An order-picking warehouse robot that’s customer facing, impeccable…and strangely charming

Vecna Acquires VGo: Logistics Marries Telepresence
Move adds new dimension to Vecna's hospital logistics while bolstering warehousing capabilities

Analyst Outlook
Qualcomm: Head Chair at the Drone Party
Chairs also await Qualcomm at the robot, automobile, and Internet of Things parties as well

Chips for “Flying Smartphones” a/k/a Drones
$43B industrial semiconductor market looks to drones for bump in sales

ECA Dynamics to Build On Exoskeleton Tech for Military Use
French companies combine their expertise for bipedal and quadruped robots.

The Essential Interview: Helen Greiner, CEO of CyPhy Works
Founder of iRobot and CyPhy Works looks back on career challenges and says it's OK to fail.

High-flying India: 7.4% GDP Growth, and Very Robot Ready
Five Indian robot makers tool up as a resurgent India offers up best-ever prospects for success

Alibaba, Foxconn Up the Ante on SoftBank’s Pepper Robot
Asian tech trio takes steps to dominate the global service robotics market.

Building Infrastructure for the Industrial Internet
IoT efficiency gains could add $10 to $15 trillion to global GDP

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
Andrea Bertolini tries to separate insurance fact from science fiction.

Mabu the Healthcare Robot Scores $1.5M
Khosla Ventures backs Catalia Health’s mission of “augmenting doctors” with robots

IBM Watson’s Rob High to Kick Off RoboBusiness 2015
IBM Fellow, VP and CTO of the IBM Watson Group to keynote opening day

NASA & Verizon Team Up for Drone Tracking
Air traffic control system for drones put to the test this summer



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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 Podcast: Growth Projections, Drivers and Major Players

3-D Printed Metal Bridge to Span Dutch Canal

GE, Boeing Use 3-D Printing for Durable Aircraft Parts
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Conducting R&D with Government Funding

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