Medicine Archive

Surgical robots simultaneously break ground, endure scrutiny

Yesterday Mazor Robotics announced the world’s first (and second, and third) successful robot-aided deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedures. Using Mazor’s Renaissance robotic guidance system,

Mazor Robotics Q2 revenue doubles, beats estimates

Israeli surgical robotics firm Mazor Robotics yesterday reported promising financial results despite a net loss for second-quarter 2013, which ended June 30. According to CEO

Hansen Medical to receive
up to $93M in equity financing

Hansen Medical, a medical robotics company focused on catheter-related technologies, reported today that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement for up to

Smart homes showcase health, sustainability, entertainment

Recently, researchers at Sweden’s Örebro University released a video showcasing GiraffPlus, a “smart home” system designed to allow the elderly to live independently longer.

Mazor Robotics doubles Q1 revenue, focuses on U.S.

The biggest name in robot-assisted surgery is Intuitive Surgical, whose da Vinci Surgical System has been installed in more than 2,000 hospitals since its introduction

Welcome to The Business of Robotics

Hello and welcome to The Business of Robotics! If you have even a passing interest in robotics, you know the field is exploding, having