Although robotics investments, mergers, and acquisitions may have dropped a bit in October 2020, autonomous vehicles, drones, and healthcare applications continued to receive funding.
Field robots, industrial automation, self-driving vehicles, and healthcare systems received funding in February 2020.
Medtronic and Digital Surgical expect to co-develop systems providing AI and data analytics for laparoscopic and robot-assisted surgery.
Orpheus Medical, whose informatics platform enables surgeons to capture, share, and archive images and video, will gain global reach with new parent Intuitive Surgical.
The addition of a robotic assistant for cranial procedures helps surgeons improve accuracy, reduce recovery time for pediatric patients.
AVRA Medical Robotics has stabilized its finances as it continues developing a fully autonomous surgical system and submitting it for regulatory approval.
Titan Medical, which has delayed filing its Sport robot-assisted surgical system with the FDA, is looking for a buyer to help it commercialize Sport.
Company also applies to FDA to evaluate safety and efficacy of system for colon resection surgeries.
Robot that unfolds inside the body requires innovative engineering solutions.
Demonstration aimed to show feasibility of long-distance, multi-location remote procedures for robotic heart surgery.
California hospital to use Auris Health Monarch Platform for detection and treatment of lung cancer.
Combined software and robotic system helps doctors identify problems more effectively.
First deployment aims to provide multiple procedures via robotic system.
Deal for precision vascular robotics company expected to close in Q4 2019.
Robotics and AI development continues to support doctors, nurses and hospitals with automating tasks and assisting in patient care.
Multiple procedures and specialties could be served by single-port access.
Nicholson Center expands to train growing number of global medical professionals in surgical innovations.
Validated VR platform gives new techniques to surgeons and staff to increase confidence in procedures.
Big medical mergers and funding in healthcare spotlight the week of robotics transactions in recent weeks.
BIONIK, Ekso Bionics, and Corindus Vascular Robotics enter new markets for robotics solutions.
Surgical robotics moves beyond hardware to give a surgeon better skills and improve patient outcomes.
Mazor X Stealth Edition provides robotic-assistant spine surgery in Kentucky, Virginia
While it may be some time before robot swarms can eradicate tumors or eliminate the need for certain procedures, researchers are finding promising uses for smarter swarms.
Every automation business or user of robotics wants to know where the technology and markets are heading. Here are our predictions.
Surgical robots are evolving, with newer systems incorporating tele-operation, virtual reality training, and more procedures. Here are five to watch.