Exoskeleton entrepreneur Amit Goffer is well-known for his work on the ReWalk system. UPnRIDE, his latest project, is intended to provide full mobility in a standing position.
Companies reap benefits for using AI to solve specific problems, ranging from drug discovery to legal contract reviewing
This week saw humans voting for an AI entity, China moving to AI for treating patients, and continued automation in the shipping and shipbuilding space.
Surgical robots, the security sector, and self-driving companies all got funding during National Robotics Week.
With more than 20 companies offering surgical robots for different medical procedures, consolidation and dropping prices could spur adoption by hospitals.
The emerging industrial Internet of Things offers benefits across markets. Here’s a primer and some examples of what you need to know about IoT.
maxon precision motor’s new actuator is compact, accurate, and light, making it ideal for hip and knee exoskeletons.
The humanoid robot market will register a colossal CAGR of 40% in terms of shipments over 2017-2024, as military and healthcare sectors emerge as pivotal growth avenues.
Startups are continuing to get AI funding, and the past week also saw investments in drones, construction automation, and healthcare robots.
Self-driving tech again scored big money this week, but so did medical robotics firms and companies developing AI software.
An aging population is driving demand for therapeutic and companion robots within the home. Here are some examples.
Renishaw will be attending the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons annual meeting in New Orleans this week and demonstrating its 3D-printed lattice for bone repair.
Chinese influence in AI and robotics extends to hospital robots in Thailand and self-driving cars. This week’s global robotics roundup also looks at Japanese AI investments.
Surgical funding, software development, and educational robots were some of the highlights of the past week’s automation transactions.
Spring is on the way, with drone and IoT matches, a big ETF purchase, and industrial automation the subject of the past week’s robotics transactions.
An autonomous wheelchair being tested in Australia demonstrates how robot kits can enable DIY developers and how individual inspiration can assist people with special health needs.
By retrofitting ride-on vehicles and stuffed toys, the University of North Florida is helping children with disabilities be more engaged with their surroundings.
Military exoskeletons are being developed by China and Japan, which reverse their leadership roles in comparison with civilian exoskeleton development.
Exoskeleton development is an area of technology R&D where China and Japan are pursuing different paths, with implications for military, industrial, and healthcare use.
The Jetsons’ Rosie the Robot may still be far away, but investors are betting on innovations around elder care, hospital automation, and household vacuuming in our latest Robot Investments Weekly.
BeamPro 2 from Suitable Technologies is intended to be modular, more mobile, and easier to use than other telepresence systems.
Soft Robotics has developed compliant grippers that mimic biological designs. This approach to robot grasping is less complicated and more affordable than other methods.
AI funding made up many of the transactions in 2017’s penultimate week. Robotics Business Review’s weekly roundup also looks at deals around sensors, warehouse automation, surgical robots, and more.
UnitDoseOne, which won the Pitchfire startup competition at RoboBusiness 2017, is working to reduce medical errors, improve security, and save lives with its prescription delivery system.
Our columnist brings his international perspective to the latest robot applications shown at iRex 2017 in Tokyo. Machine learning, service robots, and Society 5.0 all have implications for automation beyond Japan.