Intuitive Surgical

Trusting robots with our lives

The key takeaway from Tuesday’s RobotLabNYC forum, on “Exploring The Autonomous Future,” was humans are the key to robot adoption. Dr. Howard Morgan of First Round Capital expressed to the audie...
19 June 2017, by



ICRA 2015 Company Showcase, with Jens Hurley, Michael Ferguson, Simon DiMaio, François Boucher and Andrew Lewis

Transcript below In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews several companies from the International Conferences on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) showcase. The companies span the following applicatio...
14 November 2015, by

Intuitive Surgical offers funding for technology research: Deadline June 5

Intuitive Surgical offers funding for technology research grants for projects in 2016. Researchers at non-profit institutions world wide can apply. LOIs can be submitted until June 5....
28 May 2015, by

Intuitive Surgical da Vinci Surgical System gets big endorsement and new competition

UPDATED 3/29/15 For over two years, Intuitive Surgical has been sued, tried, analyzed and criticized about the efficacy of their da Vinci surgical robots. But they have continued to thrive, grow and ...
23 March 2015, by

In the news: Intuitive Surgical

Mini-tender offer: TRC Capital Corp, a private firm founded by a Canadian securities lawyer, has made a mini-tender offer to purchase 250,000 shares of Intuitive Surgical stock at a price slightly be...
27 January 2014, by

Intuitive Surgical stock sinks

... After months of negative news about poorly trained surgeons, class action suits claiming poor communications with shareholders, an FDA review, an article saying that procedure costs were too high,...
10 July 2013, by

A dilemma of high-risk / high-reward

Often funding sources - the groups taking the risk - are not the beneficiaries of the rewards of the venture. Intuitive Surgical is an example. NSF, DARPA and NASA funded a project to solve a very ...
09 July 2013, by

A flurry of bad publicity for Intuitive Surgical

UPDATED 5-14-2013: Scroll to bottom of article to see updates. One of robotics' biggest stars, Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG), and their da Vinci robotic surgical systems, is receiving a lot of...
14 May 2013, by

Intuitive Surgical, a manufacturer with almost no tangible assets?

Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) is a prime example of how robotics is similar to other IP intensive industries like software, biotech, and entertainment. In December my colleagues and I produced a...
01 May 2013, by

Court denies Intuitive Surgical’s bid to throw out lawsuit | Bloomberg

A Washington state court yesterday denied Intuitive’s bid to throw out a lawsuit over the death of a patient operated on using the company’s da Vinci surgical system, according to court filings. ...
27 March 2013, by

Kickstarter, Indiegogo and robotic start-up companies

At last weekend's Engadget Expand event in Fort Mason, San Francisco, Kickstarter's co-founder Yancey Strickler started off the show with a presentation of many of Kickstarter's crowd-funding success...
24 March 2013, by

Disruptive robotics

On February 1st of this year, Catherine Mohr, Director of Medical Research and chief spokesperson for Intuitive Surgical (ISRG:NASDAQ), gave a talk on the campus of CMU. (Video of talk and Q&A)....
05 March 2013, by

The patent grip loosens

  VGo Communications wins infringement lawsuit brought on by InTouch Health and also initiates a patent reexamination of four other InTouch patents. InTouch Health, a company that has b...
06 December 2012, by

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