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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
Bombs Away: Intel Drops $60M on China Drone Maker
Intel's third drone investment. What's up with that?

Automating Logistics: From Four Lanes to Four Walls
Double Feature! RoboBriefings & RoboBusiness: Highways to warehouses, the future of logistics automation is taking shape surprisingly fast.

Facebook Opens AI Research Center in Paris
Social networking company taps French expertise to keep up with Google and others.

Illiterates Touch the Cloud: A.I., Robots and Jobs
Can technology devised for robots and Smartphones tame illiteracy?

Bossa Nova Grabs $9.1M. For mObi?
Seems the ballbot is still a viable idea. Nice to hear it. Good luck.

When Warehouse Vehicles Know Where They’re Going
Smart AGVs faster to the shipping dock while driving savings to the bottom line

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



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.


Whiplash: What Happened to 3D Printing Stocks?

Carbon3D Gets $100M from Google Ventures

3D Printing Podcast: Growth Projections, Drivers and Major Players
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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