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Robots in healthcare are becoming more widely used for moving supplies, dispensing medication, and conducting precise surgical operations. In addition, AI is helpful for diagnosis and interacting with patients. Prosthetics, human-machine interfaces, and assistive technology are also developing.

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British RAS Community Rallies Around Manufacturing, Logistics

The U.K. manufacturing and logistics sector has joined several events focusing on how British RAS can help improve efficiency and provide competitive advantage. However, can academic-industrial partnerships overcome the U.K.'s lag in industrial automation?

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Myomo Brings Stroke Rehab Technology into the Home

Myomo Brings Stroke Rehab Technology into the Home

In August 2010, Myomo Inc., a Cambridge, Mass.-based developer of neuro-robotic stroke rehabilitation technology, announced the launch of [email protected], a program that enables impaired stroke survivors to purchase the company’s Myomo System, a neuro-robotic rehabilitation device that helps them increase...

Touch Bionics Innovates with New Bionic Hand

Touch Bionics Innovates with New Bionic Hand

Touch Bionics Inc. outfitted the first patient with its evolutionary i-LIMB Pulse, a remarkably advanced, lifelike, and ergonomic bionic upper-limb prosthetic device, in June 2010. The new i-LIMB Pulse is a vastly improved and more ergonomic version of the company’s...

Aethon Automates Hospital Logistics

Aethon Automates Hospital Logistics

With little direct competition and the backing of the Bosch Group, the automated developer of healthcare facility delivery systems looks to expand business.

InTouch Health Positions Itself for Public Offering

InTouch Health Positions Itself for Public Offering

InTouch Health, a developer of technologies that enable physicians to remotely perform real-time consults and diagnosis with hospital patients, recently raised $10 million in a private placement. $6 million of the funding came through Beringea, Michigan’s largest venture capital firm,...

What’s Up with Hansen Medical?

What’s Up with Hansen Medical?

The story of Hansen Medical is a Silicon Valley cautionary tale repeated by various technology companies over the last few decades. Initial success and millions of dollars in venture capital funding often lead management to take shortcuts to maintain early...

IMRIS Continues to Build on Solid 2009 with NeuroArm Acquisition

IMRIS Continues to Build on Solid 2009 with NeuroArm Acquisition

IMRIS Inc. (TSX:IM), a provider of neurosurgical, neurovascular, and cardiovascular interventional suites that incorporate real-time imaging systems, continued a string of positive news with the acquisition of NeuroArm Surgical Ltd. (NASL), a privately held developer of magnetic resonance-compatible neurosurgical robot...

Vecna Throws Hat into Robotics Ring

Vecna Throws Hat into Robotics Ring

Vecna has made inroads into the defense robotics market, but its QC Bot hospital courier and a repurposed medical version of its BEAR battlefield extraction and rescue robot have the best chance for commercial success in the near term.