Cisco to acquire energy software startup JouleX for $107M
Cisco is bolstering its energy-management portfolio by acquiring JouleX, which works with the network giant’s EnergyWise protocol. The software could help users lower infrastructure overhead.
As TV Wars Grow, Azuki Expands Video Delivery Tech to First Screen
Here’s some potentially big news in the world of Internet TV.
Rethink Robotics Opens Up Baxter Robot For Researchers
But another thing that surprised us was the company's emphasis on software. Rethink doesn't want to be just a robot maker. It wants Baxter to be a platform that anyone can use to improve on existing applications as well as develop completely new ones.
5 ways robots are invading — and improving — hospitals
“We’re in the first inning of a nine-inning exercise. The average patient walks in a hospital and is not touched by robotics. That’s going to change in 10 years,” said John Simon, a partner at Boston-based investment firm Sigma Prime Ventures.
Baxter: The Blue-Collar Robot
Rethink Robotics’ new creation is easy to interact with, but the innovations behind the robot show just how hard it is to get along with people.
Humans, meet your competition! VCs lock on to the robotics revolution
"Venture capitalists are and should be interested in any sector that's undergoing a bit of a revolution," and robots, in New England, fit that bill, John Simon of Boston's Sigma Prime Ventures told me. "This would not have been possible five to ten years ago."
iWalk's Hugh Herr talks about the No Barriers Boston Fund.
Dance teacher Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who suffered a below-the-knee amputation as a result of the Boston bombings, vows to dance again and to run in next year’s Boston Marathon.
Thanks To Geniuses From MIT And Harvard, There Are Some Truly Innovative Boston Startups
Rethink Robotics is creating a safe, intelligent robot for manufacturing
Freed From Its Cage, the Gentler Robot
Factory robots are usually caged off from humans on the assembly line lest the machines’ powerful steel arms deliver an accidental, bone-crunching right hook.
New robotic ankle and foot prosthetic makes a difference for local man
Excel Prosthetics and Orthotics, located in Roanoke is helping make a difference for a Virginia man.
Acquia expands tech office in Portland, Ore.
Burlington-based Acquia, which provides enterprise tools and support for open source web publishing software Drupal, said Tuesday it has expanded into a larger technology office in Portland, Oregon.