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IDWeek 2014: TRU-D SmartUVC to Highlight Ebola-Killing UVC Automated Disinfection Robot

IDWeek 2014: TRU-D SmartUVC to Highlight Ebola-Killing UVC Automated Disinfection Robot

TRU-D SmartUVC LLC will feature its Ebola-killing UVC automated disinfection robot at IDWeek 2014 in Philadelphia this week from October 8 to 12 at booth 826. [More]
Restoration Robotics Achieves Milestone Shipment of 100th ARTAS Robotic System

Restoration Robotics Achieves Milestone Shipment of 100th ARTAS Robotic System

Restoration Robotics, Inc. announces a major milestone - the shipment of the 100th ARTAS® Robotic System to Hasson & Wong Aesthetic Hair Surgery in Vancouver, BC. [More]
Mazor Robotics Sells Five Renaissance Systems in Third Quarter 2014

Mazor Robotics Sells Five Renaissance Systems in Third Quarter 2014

Mazor Robotics Ltd., a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, announced today that it sold five Renaissance systems in the third quarter which ended September 30, 2014. One of the five systems sold was a Renaissance system that included both the Spine and Brain modules. [More]
Panasonic to Showcase Self-Reliance Support Robot at 41st Home Care and Rehabilitation Exhibition

Panasonic to Showcase Self-Reliance Support Robot at 41st Home Care and Rehabilitation Exhibition

Panasonic Corporation is taking part in the 41st Home Care and Rehabilitation Exhibition, H.C.R. 2014, which is being held at the Tokyo Big Sight from October 1 to 3, 2014. [More]
Boston Dynamics Selects Ekso Bionics to Execute DARPA Project

Boston Dynamics Selects Ekso Bionics to Execute DARPA Project

Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc., a robotic exoskeleton company, announced today that it was selected by Boston Dynamics, now part of Google, to continue developing technologies for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Warrior Web Task A project. Ekso received a subcontract from Google for the project, in which Ekso Bionics will retain rights to its proprietary intellectual property. [More]
Robotic Exoskeleton Company, Ekso Bionics, Signs MoU with SoldierSocks

Robotic Exoskeleton Company, Ekso Bionics, Signs MoU with SoldierSocks

Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc., a robotic exoskeleton company, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SoldierSocks, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to working with veterans and veteran organizations. Over the next three years, SoldierSocks has established a goal of purchasing 80 Ekso GT™ robotic exoskeleton suits for VA Hospitals, organizations serving veterans, and eventually direct to veterans. [More]
FDA Clears Single-Site Wristed Needle Driver for da Vinci Si Surgical System

FDA Clears Single-Site Wristed Needle Driver for da Vinci Si Surgical System

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Single-Site Wristed Needle Driver for use in single-incision surgery. This latest addition to the Single-Site suite of instruments has been cleared for use with the da Vinci Si Surgical System for minimally invasive removal of the uterus (hysterectomy), the ovaries and fallopian tubes for benign conditions, as well as removal of the gallbladder. [More]
New Robotic Platform Enables High Precision Force Control in Multi-Dimensional Applications

New Robotic Platform Enables High Precision Force Control in Multi-Dimensional Applications

Grégoire Courtine, who holds the International Paraplegic Foundation Chair in Spinal Cord Repair, has been awarded a PROOF OF CONCEPT GRANT from the European Research Council (ERC). Once again, the excellence of the research performed at EPFL has been recognised at an international level. [More]
New Tool for Structured Assessment of Robotic Microsurgical Skills

New Tool for Structured Assessment of Robotic Microsurgical Skills

A new standardized assessment provides a useful tool for tracking surgeons' progress as they develop the skills needed to perform robot-assisted microsurgery, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). [More]
Major German Insurance Company Provides Reimbursement for ReWalk Wearable Robotic Exoskeleton

Major German Insurance Company Provides Reimbursement for ReWalk Wearable Robotic Exoskeleton

ReWalk Robotics Ltd. (d.b.a. Argo Medical Technologies in Germany) announced today that a major German insurance company is the first to reimburse a ReWalk system for Personal use. ReWalk Robotics has been working with insurers across the globe on reimbursement policies for its exoskeleton technology. [More]
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