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Smith & Nephew (SNN) Buys Brainlab, Braces Robotic Ecosystem

By |June 8th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Recently Smith & Nephew plc SNN closed its acquisition of the Brainlab orthopaedic joint reconstruction business. The deal, initiated in March 2019, is in line with the company’s strategy to invest in cutting-edge technologies, which will help accelerate its presence in the multi-asset digital surgery and robotic ecosystem space.Financial terms of this acquisition deal [...]

Swarmathon covers Smith Plaza with robots: UNM Newsroom

By |June 6th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] The fourth annual NASA Swarmathon was hosted recently by The University of Mexico, covering Smith Plaza with swarms of robots that look like the desert ants that live around Albuquerque. But these ants were busy gathering cubes and bringing them back to the center of an arena. "Swarmathon demonstrates that getting everyone involved can pay [...]

DVIDS – News – Smith Elementary School students compete in robotics challenge

By |March 21st, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] BAUMHOLDER, Germany – Fourth and fifth graders from Smith Elementary School demonstrated their creativity and technical know-how during the First Lego League competition, March 18.The annual competition encourages students worldwide to design and construct robots using standardized construction kits and program them to perform complex tasks within a 2 1/2 minute time frame [...]

Smith & Nephew acquires Brainlab assets, teases next-gen robotic surgical platform

By |March 15th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) said yesterday that it acquired Brainlab‘s orthopedic joint reconstruction business and teased the unveiling of a next-generation surgical robotics platform for later this year. The London-based company said that its acquisition of Brainlab’s orthopaedic joint reconstruction business included its associated salesforce, which it plans to fold into its surgical robotics division. [...]