Automation
Apr 12, 2015
From powered exoskeletons to drones that deliver medical supplies, robots are increasingly making their way into medicine. Robots have already revolutionized...
Aug 20, 2014
Thomas Klein The workpiece begins its journey through the factory of the future after it is furnished with a radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag. The...
Apr 07, 2014
The granddaddy of the surgical robots is getting an update. Intuitive Surgical has announced FDA approval and the official U.S. release of the da Vinci Xi, the...
Feb 03, 2014
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Sep 26, 2013
    Rethink Robotics demonstrated the Baxter robot at BIOMEDevice Boston. The West Coast version of that show, BIOMEDevice San Jose, is coming...
Jun 03, 2013
InTouch Health and iRobot's RP-VITA telemedicine robot has grabbed all the headlines being the first autonomous telemedicine robot to be cleared by the FDA....
May 22, 2013
If the only company that pops up in your mind when you think of medical robotics is Intuitive Surgical, then it's time for an update. Companies are developing...
May 07, 2013
That robot sitting next to a physician might be innovative and cutting edge. It might even be saving money. But does it understand what the physician's needs?...
Apr 12, 2013
How do you move something that’s minuscule? It's a question medical device manufacturers have wrestled with for years. Making miniature devices, such as...
Apr 10, 2013
One of the big hits on the exhibition floor at this year's BIOMEDevice Boston conference has been the Baxter robot made by Rethink Robotics. The robot is...