Ekso’s wearable robots help people walk again

Imagine a device that lets paralyzed people walk. Ekso Bionics is working to fulfill that dream. In fact, many of their stakeholders already are

IBM’s Watson gives this robot brains

Meet Kito, possibly the world’s smartest robot. Whether he is or isn’t, though, it’s not a status Kito achieved on his own. (If his is

New “Invest in Innovation” challenge deemed a winner by VC panel

Fostering technical innovation is a key goal of the annual Robotics Alley Conference & Expo, hosted most recently this past December in Minneapolis. In that spirit,

Disney Imagineers use robotics to bring the magic to life

When you think of Disney characters, do electronics and cables ever cross your mind? Certainly not, and that’s no accident. It’s thanks to Disney’s Imagineers,

3D sensor market to grow rapidly over next decade

The global 3D sensor market is set to experience very profitable growth in the next ten years, according to a report from Future Market

Report projects medical robotic systems market to expand to $17.85 billion by 2022

The worldwide medical robotics market is expected to expand to $17.85 billion by 2022, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc, corroborating earlier numbers

Software-based virtual robots help businesses add efficiency

Since the 1960s, robots have been used to automate tedious manufacturing tasks, but they have largely stayed out of the backrooms of white collar

New system aims to make robot mind control simple

It sounds funny to say it, but mind control is nothing new in the world of robotics. Researchers have been working on brain-controlled prosthetics

Clearpath Robotics provides base for minesweeper robot

Canadian robot maker Clearpath Robotics recently provided The University of Coimbra’s Institute of Systems and Robotics with a mobile robotic base as part of

NASA receives instrument proposals for next Mars rover

NASA reported yesterday that it has received 58 proposals for science and exploration technology instruments to fly aboard its next Mars rover, which is