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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
Clearpath Hopes to Get Down and Dirty with Grizzly
All-terrain, autonomous utility vehicle offers performance of a tractor and precision of an industrial robot

Japan, New Zealand Team Up on Healthcare Robots
University of Auckland will work with Shinshu University to improve an exoskeleton designed to help stroke patients regain mobility.

Ryan Calo’s “Big Idea”: New Federal Agency for Robots
Aspen Ideas Festival platform for call to action on federal robotics agency

Market Need Plus Thoughtful Design Plus Founder Credibility Equal Success in Educational Robotics
It's a mini empire built on wooden blocks -- literally. KinderLabs, barely a year old, has already received orders for hundreds of copies of its robotic building kit.

Additive Chocolatiering!?  3D Systems, Hershey Collaborate
Commercial-grade 3D-printers headed into global, chocolate market

Andy McAfee Keynotes as RoboBusiness Turns Ten: 2005-2014
“We ain’t seen nothin’ yet!” as keynoter Andy McAfee futurecasts “brilliant technologies”

The Need to Substitute Robots for Migrant Farm Workers
Stricter border enforcement and improving economy in Mexico limit U.S. migrant labor force

Will Robotics and the Workplace Collide or Blend?
A webinar on how to mitigate disruption before reaching for the damage control button

EC Announces $3.8B Partnership in Robotics: SPARC
Claimed as the world's largest civilian research and innovation program in robotics

Ekso Bionics Revenue Jumps 52%
Medical device revenue was $0.5 million, compared to $0.3 million in Q1 2013.

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



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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?
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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