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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
AI Research Translates Into International ‘Soft Power’
Nations pursue artificial intelligence differently for influence, security, and competitiveness.

Every Robot Equals the Sum of Its Parts…and Then Some
Building robots and keeping them healthy is critically reliant upon a steady supply of superior parts

Soft Robotics Blend Rigid, Deformable Components
Recent breakthroughs promise robots that are more mobile, configurable, agile, and adaptable.

The “Mixed Pallet” Finally Falls to Robot Hands
Kinema Systems launches new solution for fully automated depalletization

Are Home Robots Good Medicine for Age, Loneliness & Ill-health?
Want to be happier and live longer? Better get a home robot real soon

Robotics in India Starts Small but Is Growing Fast
Research-rich schools and innovative startups promise a bright future for the country's robotics industry.

Deep Learning Leads to More AI Investments
Accenture, Kodak, NEC, and Nvidia join big companies chasing deep-learning applications.

Toyota Staffs Up for AI, Robotics Research
The Toyota Research Institute is hiring in California and Massachusetts.

5 Reasons to Attend RoboBusiness Europe This Year
Attendees, speakers, and exhibitors can all benefit from going to Denmark this June.

The Essential Interview: Steve Cousins, CEO of Savioke
Hospitality robot innovator talks about minimal design, the importance of intellectual property, and whether crowdfunding is a good thing.

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.



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.


How Patents Die: Expiring 3D Printing Patents

Autonomous Marine Systems Raises Seed Funding

3D Printing Begins to Come of Age…Finally!
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’?