Get the most out of Ro­bot­ics Business Review!



Financial Reports
Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%
Diving into ABB’s Discrete Automation Division
Survey: Motion Control Market Grows 19 Percent in 2011


Latest Financial Reports News
Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%
RBR50 company Intuitive Surgical expects first quarter 2014 revenue to be down 24% to approximately $465 million. Revenue from da Vinci systems fell from $256 million to $106. (April 09, 2014)

Adept Technology Revenue Up 35% in Q2
Adept Technology, maker of intelligent robots, saw revenue grow 35 percent year over year to $14.6 million in the second quarter of 2014. (February 19, 2014)

iRobot Stock Hits All-Time High
iRobot hit an all-time high today of $42.88 per share and ended the day up 4.29 points (11.38 percent). Here's why the stock climbed so high. (February 11, 2014)

Robo-Stox—the ETF— NASDAQ Bound Goes Live!
ROBO will hold companies with market values that are greater than $200M. (October 21, 2013)

Intuitive Surgical Shares Drop 6%, Revenue Plunges 7%
Why has the stock fallen from its past high-growth trajectory? (October 20, 2013)

Robovac Still in Search of a Better Mousetrap
Vacuum cleaners have always had issues with their ability to do what they are supposed to do: clean well. (October 17, 2013)

Robust $132.8M Robot Connector and Cable Assembly Market for 2015
The demand for connectors and cable assemblies for the robotics market has increased dramatically. (September 20, 2013)

Driverless Car Craze Calls for a Brake Check
Jim Nash explores the views, both fascinating and flawed, put forth in "Driverless Cars: Trillions Are Up For Grabs" (July 12, 2013)

Consumer Robot Sales to Quadruple to $6.5B by 2017
As underlying component cost drops, the ability to deliver more affordable personal and task-based robots increase. Research expects that all of the consumer-focused robotic market segments will drive the market to the projected $6.5B by 2017. (April 26, 2013)

Analyst Outlook
Diving into ABB’s Discrete Automation Division
Analyst Jim Nash profiles ABB's Robotics division. (April 02, 2013)

Robotics’ Top Transactions 2012
2012's most newsworthy robotics transactions now available in one downloadable document! (March 20, 2013)

Rocky Road for Intuitive Surgical, yet Share Price Due to Rise
The recent probe by U.S Regulators to investigate the cause of adverse incidents has also contributed to Intuitive's share decline. (March 19, 2013)

Rising Power and Influence of Robotics Clusters
The robotic cluster. It’s a new phenomenon that’s maturing and growing stronger. (February 22, 2013)

As Drone Sales Dip, AeroVironment Earnings Rise
The company, which makes its drones in Simi Valley, said revenue decreased 0.1% to $80.3 million, compared with $80.4 million for the same quarter last year. (December 05, 2012)

Mazor Robotics Halves Net Loss
Mazor's share price rose 4.9% by mid-afternoon to NIS 4.78, giving a market cap of NIS 106 million. (August 16, 2012)





BirdBrain Turns to Kickstarter for Robotics STEM Kit

3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials

Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost