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Savioke SaviOne Robot Butler Debuts at California Hotel

Savioke SaviOne Robot Butler Debuts at California Hotel

Savioke is testing its SaviOne autonomous service robot at the Aloft hotel in Cupertino, Calif. to help human employees deliver amenities to guest rooms and move linens and towels from the laundry room to guest rooms and to the fitness...

Exoskeleton Startup Cyberdyne Surges in Trading Debut

Exoskeleton Startup Cyberdyne Surges in Trading Debut

Cyberdyne, a maker of exoskeletons, had a strong debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market for start-ups, surging 159% to close at 9,600 yen. It was the second-best first day performance among Japan IPOs in 2014.

Otherlab: Developing Low-Cost, Inflatable Robots

Otherlab: Developing Low-Cost, Inflatable Robots

San Francisco, Calif.-based startup Otherlab is developing robots with textile-based, inflatable actuators that contract upon inflation into specially-designed shapes to effect motion. Since these robots are built out of lightweight fabric-and-air structural members and powered via pneumatics or hydraulics, they...