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2014-03-19 23:25:47

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Medical Robots Market by Type (Surgical Robot, Rehabilitation Robotics, Telemedicine, Assistive Robots, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Radio Surgery, Exoskeleton) & Application (Orthopedic, Neurology, Laparoscopy) - Global Forecasts to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Over the years, the medical robotic systems market, which comprises surgical robots, rehabilitation robots, non-invasive radiosurgery robots, hospital and pharmacy robots,...

2014-03-16 23:01:05

Laboratory automation is defined as the use of technology to streamline or substitute manual manipulation of equipment and processes. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/lab-automation-market-1158.html (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 The "Lab Automation Market by Equipment and Software (Automated Liquid Handling and Robotics, Microplate Readers, LIMS and Automated Storage), and Applications (Drug Discovery, Clinical Diagnostics, Genomics, Proteomics) - Trends and Global Forecasts...

Soft Robotic Fish Performs Almost As Good As The Real Thing
2014-03-14 05:12:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The research popularity of soft robots, which are robots with soft exteriors powered by fluid flowing through flexible channels, has grown to such an extent that a new journal has been created about the topic – Soft Robotics (SoRo), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. In the journal’s flagship issue this month, researchers from MIT and Worcester Polytechnic Institute describe their work in building...

2014-03-11 08:39:39

Milestone Reached Only Five Months After Inception as More Investors Look to Capitalize on Worldwide Robotics Sector's Ongoing Expansion DALLAS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROBO-STOX LLC, the world leader in developing investment solutions targeting the robotics and automation space, announced today that the ROBO-STOX((TM)) Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF (Ticker: ROBO), as of March 7, 2014, has grown to more than $100 million in assets under management since its...

2014-03-07 12:25:23

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Robotics, a leader in laboratory robotics instrumentation will be exhibiting at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Spring Research Festival. The exhibition portion of the event will take place April 23-24, 2014 in the Exhibit Tent - Parking Lot #10H, adjacent to the Clinical Center at the NIH's Bethesda, MD campus. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140307/PH78827LOGO This festival has been an annual event for...

2014-03-05 16:28:40

BEDFORD, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that Colin Angle, iRobot's chairman and chief executive officer will discuss the company's achievements and financial outlook on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 11:20 a.m. ET at the UBS Global Consumer Conference being held in Boston, MA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131104/NE10106LOGO Alison Dean, iRobot's executive vice...

2014-02-24 08:35:47

DUBLIN, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/txwmcc/industrial ) has announced the addition of the "Industrial Controls and Robotics Market - Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/txwmcc/industrial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Industrial controls and robotics systems include various instrumentation and automation...

Robotics Innovation On The Rise
2014-02-21 05:13:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google’s acquisition of eight robotics companies, including MIT spinout Meka Robotics, has led some experts to believe we may be on the cusp of a robotics revolution. Co-founded in 2006 by Aaron Edsinger and Jeff Weber, Meka was an early creator of “compliant” humanoid robots that now work safely alongside humans in everyday environments from factories to research labs. Meka’s sophisticated robotics hardware includes...

2014-02-19 08:31:25

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that Dr. Rodney S. Markin has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Markin is a hepatic pathologist by training, and is a leading authority in the field of laboratory automation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/LA28014LOGO) "We are very pleased that Rod has joined our board of directors" stated Antonius Schuh, Ph.D.,...

Scientists Discover Bending Rules For Animal Wing, Fin Tips
2014-02-18 14:58:33

Marine Biological Laboratory A Navy-sponsored project to design a biologically inspired, swimming jellyfish robot has led scientists to the surprising discovery of common bending rules for the tips of wings, fins, flukes, mollusk feet, and other propulsors across a broad range of animal species. The study, led by John H. Costello of Providence College and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, where he is a visiting scientist, is published this week in Nature...


Latest Robotics Reference Libraries

Roomba
2013-10-03 12:56:31

The Roomba, sold by iRobot, is a name used for a series of autonomous robot vacuum cleaners that were first introduced into the market it 2002. There have been four versions or generations of Roomba since its creation, with over eight million sales throughout the world. It is capable of moving on its own and avoiding obstacles that are present in the average household, as well as capable of avoiding stairs and other drop offs. It is equipped with a computer chip and the Roomba Open Interface,...

Ballbot
2013-09-24 16:10:08

A ballbot is a mobile robot that moves and balances on one wheel. It is dynamically stable and capable of a larger range of movement than other types of robots, because it can maneuver better in tighter spaces. It runs on the same principles as those of an inverted pendulum, It is thought that this robot could make great personal or service robots in the future. Currently, ballbot robots can only traverse smooth surfaces, but it is thought that models could be easily adapted to move on rough...

Android
2013-09-24 14:14:28

An android, also known as a synthetic organism, is a robot designed to look like a human, with emphasis on realistic skin and movement. The name “android” has been used in science fiction stories in many different ways. The Oxford English Dictionary found that the earliest use of the word Android was most likely in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, which referred to St. Albertus Magnus’s alleged automaton as Androides. In US patents, the term first appears in 1863 referring to small...

The History Of Robotics
2013-09-08 10:48:36

Robotics is a branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation and application of robots and autonomous systems, as well as the computer systems that power such devices, including control, sensory feedback and information processing. Robots are typically designed as automated machines that can take the place of humans. Most robotic machines can be seen in manufacturing lines, such as widely used in the auto industry. Robots are also utilized to replace humans in...

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