ASTM International Gives Roger Bostelman Award of Merit for Volunteer Work in Exoskeleton Standards Development
May 5, 2023
ASTM International has given Dr. Roger Bostelman its highest honor in recognition of his productivity and leadership in advancing standards for exoskeletons and industrial robotics.
J&M Manufacturing Wins International Golden manus Award 2023 From igus
April 21, 2023
J&M Manufacturing received the 11th annual manus Gold award for creative use of igus' bearings, which are designed to enable corrosion- and lubrication-free motion in robots and other equipment.
Sarcos Signs Agreement with Jabil to Advance Capabilities of Robotic Systems
March 23, 2023
Sarcos is working with Jabiil, a manufacturing solutions provider, to produce some of its robotic products.
HeroWear Launches Apex 2 Exosuit to Help Reduce Back Injury Risk
March 10, 2023
Bending and lifting are common sources of workplace injuries, and HeroWear gathered feedback from users in multiple industries for improvements in its Apex 2 device.
Sarcos Commercializes and Expands Its Line of Teleoperated Robotics and Software
February 24, 2023
Sarcos has shared the preliminary 2022 fourth quarter revenue results. It also announced that it has added the Guardian XM and Guardian Sea Class robotic systems to its lineup.
To Help Recover Balance, Robotic Exoskeletons Have to Be Faster Than Human Reflexes
February 18, 2023
In a new paper published in Science Robotics, a group of Georgia Tech professors discuss the balanace stability for exoskeletions.
ASTM International to Host Exoskeleton Competition Designed for University Students
February 10, 2023
ASTM International will host its inaugural Exo Games in August this year at University of Central Lancashire. The deadline to apply to the exoskeleton competition is next week.
Terex Invests in and Partners With Apptronik for New Robotics Applications
February 9, 2023
Terex, which makes materials processing machinery, has made an equity investment in Apptronik, which is developing general-purpose humanoid robots to act in dynamic environments.
Celera Motion Introduces Compact Denali Servo Drives
February 2, 2023
Celera Motion claimed that its new Denali Series servo drives are the "world's smallest," designed for use in surgical robots, industrial grippers, and other compact applications.
Wandercraft Gets FDA Clearance for Exoskeleton Suit Designed to Help People Relearn How to Walk
January 27, 2023
Wandercraft said the clearance is a "significant milestone" for the French maker of the Atalante assistive exoskeleton as it expands in the U.S.
IFR Report ‘World Robotics R&D Programs’ Looks at How Asia, Europe, and the U.S. Invest
January 12, 2023
The IFR, or International Federation of Robotics, released its latest report on government funding of research and development as countries compete for economic growth.
CES 2023 ‘Best of Innovation’ Award Winner German Bionic to Present New Wearables, Smart Power Suits
January 2, 2023
CES 2023 innovation award winner for wearable technologies German Bionic has announced the Apogee power suit, the SmartSafetyVest, and the German Bionic IO platform.
DIH Technology to Combine with Aurora Technology as Part of SPAC Merger
December 16, 2022
The companies announced that they have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to combine the companies.
Sarcos Defense Wins $1M U.S. Army Contract for Ammo Handling Robot
December 1, 2022
Sarcos plans to use the funding to continue testing of an ammunition handling robot designed to be integrated into the U.S. Army’s Extended Range Cannon Artillery system.
MassRobotics, Partners Announce Second Healthcare Robotics Startup Catalyst Cohort
November 23, 2022
MassRobotics, FESTO, Mitsubishi Electric, Novanta, and MITRE will provide networking, mentoring, and resources to help seven startups commercialize healthcare robotics.
ReWalk Comes Out on Top in German Legal Case
November 14, 2022
ReWalk was elated to hear that health insurance provider BARMER had accepted the decision of a German court that exoskeletons are considered as direct disability compensation.
Celera Motion Introduces Small, Fast Drive for Surgical Robotics, Exoskeletons
October 21, 2022
Celera Motion claimed that its Everest S servo drive is its smallest and fastest yet, making it useful for robotics and wearables applications.
BeBop Sensors Seeks to Surpass Human Sense of Touch With RoboSkin
October 11, 2022
BeBop Sensors has been shipping its RoboSkin flexible sensors to warehouse automation and prosthetics customers and improved its spatial resolution in response to their feedback.
Robot Block Party Held by MassRobotics Shows Off Massachusetts Innovations
October 3, 2022
At its Fifth Annual Robot Block Party, MassRobotics and numerous companies showed the public how robots have developed to help companies and consumers.
Cionic Raised $12.5M in Series A to Manufacture Its Neural Sleeve
September 29, 2022
Several months after the Neural Sleeve received FDA clearance, the company announced it has raised $12.5 million its Series A.