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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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Robot Investments Weekly: AI Funding Takes the Lead Robotic Pharmacy From UnitDoseOne Looks to Reduce Hospital Medication Errors New Robot Applications Get Spotlight at iRex 2017 IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Names Top 2 Entries So Far Surgical Automation Gets More Precise Vision, Thanks to Multiple Data Sources

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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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Twenty-Twenty Vision: A World First in Eye Surgery

Twenty-Twenty Vision: A World First in Eye Surgery

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While robotic assistance systems are available for most types of surgery today, eye surgery used to be an exception. A Dutch company has changed that and the first operation using the system was successful. Worldwide, about 50 to 70 million...

The 2017 RBR50 List Names Robotics Industry Leaders, Innovators

The 2017 RBR50 List Names Robotics Industry Leaders, Innovators

The 2017 RBR50 list names robotics industry leaders, including creators of innovative applications, commercially successful giants, and well-known -- and not so well-known -- influencers. What does it take to be such a leader? Hard work, good timing, and a...

The Trump Administration and Robotics: Our Initial Analysis

The Trump Administration and Robotics: Our Initial Analysis

Last night, President Donald Trump reiterated many of his campaign promises in his first formal address to the U.S. Congress. He promised to protect U.S. manufacturing, make a “big, big” corporate tax cut, and spend up to $1 trillion on...