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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
VGo Didn’t Infringe InTouch Robot Patents
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a federal jury's finding that VGo Communications didn't infringe three InTouch Technologies patents for remotely controlled robots.

First RTEX Conference for Dubai Robotics Initiative
UAE aims to bring together technology experts and end-users to address the region’s challenges through robotics

The Quiet Giant of Asian Robotics: Korea
Racking up an average annual growth rate of 21 percent...and climbing!

Is Google the “New” Rad Lab?
Vannevar Bush would be over for lunch every day!

RobArt’s Robotic Navigation Nets $4.14M from Euro Investors
Company's navigation systems for autonomous household devices seen as driver of robotics for consumer applications

Ocado’s Warehouse Robots Getting the Gift of Sight
Vision a huge benefit when picking products from a 40,000 SKU catalog

Is There Such a Thing as a Robot?
Can "robot law" be effectively separated from “software law”?

From Prototype to Sales in a Year, Two UK USVs Going to Sea
Entering production phase with confirmed orders for both vehicles

In-Depth Analysis
Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton
Cultural, legal, medical and technical challenges abound for Parker Hannifin and other exoskeleton manufacturers.

And the Winner Is? Google, Once Again!
Titan Aerospace joins Google’s burgeoning air force

Webcast & Research Report: The Rise of Vision Systems
Vision technology takes a quantum leap, making robots truly aware of their surroundings and actions

Has Titan Aerospace Two Suitors: Facebook and Google?
What’s at stake: solar-powered drones at 65,000 feet up that remain aloft for five years

Savioke Raises $2M in Funding for Services Industry Robot
Investors include AME Cloud Ventures, Google Ventures, Morado Venture Partners and more.

3D-Printed Skull Saves Woman’s Life
Previously, “there was no effective treatment for such patients.”

Manhattan Frames, New Algorithm, Better Robot Eyesight
Identifying dominant orientations aids robots navigating unfamiliar spaces



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.


Can China’s Homegrown Robots Supplant Foreign Brands?

Wall Street Finally Tosses a Smile at HP. Could It Be 3D Printing?

HP Wades into 3D Printing: Is It Now Suddenly Harder for the Little Guy?
More in 3D Printing



Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing

Why Intel is Betting on Drones

CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute

Baxter Collaborative Robot More Flexible with Robot Positioning System

Federal Robotics Commission: Ryan Calo Calls for Regulation