Bosch continues to defend its flesh-sensing technology against patent-infringement charges levied by SawStop, as the German-based company works to sell its Reaxx jobsite table saw in the U.S. the bosch Reaxx saw uses flesh- sensing technology to drop the blade below the table saw when contact with flesh is detected. SawStop's saws both drop the blade and stop the blade when flesh contact is detected.
The debate heated up in July 2015, when awStop filed a complaint with the ITC. In March 2016, the manufacturer won a procedural ruling from an administrative law judge. Defending itself against the patent infringement charges, Bosch has moved forward with the Reaxx launch.Full story