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Video Reconnaissance in a Small, Throwable Package

A manufacturer of tactical, micro-robot systems, ReconRobotics Inc. has focused its product line on the need for immediate video reconnaissance and situational awareness by law enforcement and military units operating in high-risk environments. ReconRobotics’ devices weigh less than 3 pounds,...

Intuitive Surgical Announces First Quarter Earnings

Intuitive Surgical Announces First Quarter Earnings

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG), an industry leader in surgical robotics, reported first quarter of 2011 revenue of $388 million, up 18% compared with $329 million for the first quarter of 2010. First quarter of 2011 revenue growth was driven by...

GPUs and the Future of Robotics

Speaking at Nvidia Corp.’s GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, Calif., last September, Sebastian Thrun, director of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Stanford University and distinguished engineer at Google, set the minds of robotics developers worldwide astir with his vision...