Omnicell Buys Automated Pharmacy Firm Aesynt for $275M
Merged company's portfolio intended to provide medical supply support from ER through long-term care.
The Essential Interview: Yulun Wang, founder of InTouch Health
The father of surgical and remote robotics talks about how he got into healthcare, technical challenges, and being an entrepreneur.
Medrobotics Raises $25M for Flex Robotic System
Flexible, robotic tools to reduce invasiveness of ear, nose, and throat surgeries.
Toyota to Spend $1B on Robotics, AI Research
Automaker strives to take the lead in university research, self-driving cars, and service robotics.
Japan Begins Executing on Its Robot Plans
Automation across industries is seen as the key to economic and social revitalization.
Orthopedics Firm Smith & Nephew Buys Blue Belt for $275M
Demand for robot-aided knee-replacement surgery is growing worldwide.
RE2 to Give Nurses, Soldiers an Extra Hand
Robotic arms could prevent injuries from routine duties and have wide application.
Preventative Medicine: Locking Down Healthcare Robots
Security challenges threaten the emerging market for surgical robotics.
In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics
These female researchers, designers, and executives are leading the development and commercialization of robotics technologies.
Cambridge University Team Devises Multifunction Materials
Smart materials breakthrough could help robots be lighter, more responsive.
SynTouch Gets $2.5M in Grants for New Machine Touch Applications
Research director heralds 'killer app' for tactile sensing.
Market for Medical Robotics Hits Growth Spurt
Pharmacy, surgical automation drives acquisitions, investments, and grants.
Five Things We Learned at RoboBusiness 2015
Annual robotics convention showed the state of the art across tech and industry.
Five Ways for Robotics to Save California
Technology can't solve all of the state's problems, but robotics and AI are addressing the most pressing ones.
UAE Launches International ‘Robotics for Good’ Competition
The United Arab Emirates aims high, hoping to stimulate international innovation and become a regional leader in robotics.