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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
Google X Lab Directs Robots to “Address Tangible Problems”
So, previously they were addressing what, “intangibles”?

Do Robot Vacuum Cleaners Signify a New India?
Six robotic vacuum vendors eye Indian market, as nation works to apply technology to helping people.

U.K. Consortium Gets $3M Grant for Home Care Robotics
Designability's CHIRON to combine smart homes and distributed robots and help the elderly avoid nursing homes.

Cobot Makers Flex Their Muscles at iREX in Tokyo
One-armed bandits no more, collaborative robots strut their stuff without safety cages at biannual Japanese show.

Jibo’s Purse Overflows as “Social” Robot Lures More Investors
Eleven investors and counting, Jibo still on a roll well after $3.7M Indiegogo funding

Robotics Startups Need Space to Grow, Says MassRobotics Chief
Organization is just one of several in New England working to incubate the local robotics industry.

The Sweet Sixteen: Top 16 Personal Robots for 2016
Webcast: Consumer Robotics is alive and well for 2016. What’s next? Join us on December 10th and we’ll show you.

Asustek, Xiaomi Look to Robotics as Smartphone Market Slows
Asian electronics makers look to diversify into service and mobile robotics, plus the Internet of Things.

Big Deal, Drones Fly, but What Can They Do for Me?
Here’s a quick primer for businesses large and small on these new aerial job candidates

U.K. Robotics and Employment—What Does the Future Hold?
Job fears echo in the British media, but some studies come to contradictory conclusions.

The Essential Interview: Yulun Wang, founder of InTouch Health
The father of surgical and remote robotics talks about how he got into healthcare, technical challenges, and being an entrepreneur.

WEBCAST: FAA’s Impact on Drones
Could Republican presidential debates scuttle a drone resolution?

Toyota to Spend $1B on Robotics, AI Research
Automaker strives to take the lead in university research, self-driving cars, and service robotics.

Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator Ends Early
Qualcomm suffers setbacks, ends Techstars partnership for San Diego robotics incubator.

Pepper for Biz Comes to Japan
SoftBank and Aldebaran's 'emotional' humanoid robot to gain custom software.



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
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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.


How Patents Die: Expiring 3D Printing Patents

Autonomous Marine Systems Raises Seed Funding

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