While much of the interest and investment in healthcare robotics focuses on surgical systems, nonsurgical applications are also maturiing.
We’ve already seen robots do some amazing things in manufacturing, warehousing, and health care. Here are some other new ways robots are doing unconventional things.
At CES 2019, a panel will discuss the future of robotic caregivers for humans with learning issues. We talk with one of the panelists, who helped develop the curriculum for RoboKind’s Milo robot.
RoboBusiness will present a track on “Service Robotics Arrive in Daily Life” at CES. Come see how robots are changing housework, cooking, retail, and healthcare.
Integrating robots into a household environment will require a different approach to robot design than industrial automation, writes guest columnist Alexandre Colle.
For the past several years, developers and vendors around the world have been working on assistive robots. Their products came closer to market with displays at Automatica.
Industry uses for augmented reality and virtual reality in conjunction with robotics, continue to grow, as manufacturers, militaries, and healthcare providers all look to find new uses for the technology.
An aging population is driving demand for therapeutic and companion robots within the home. Here are some examples.
Robotics components, assistive technologies, and the usual AI and self-driving car deals made up the past week’s automation transactions.
By retrofitting ride-on vehicles and stuffed toys, the University of North Florida is helping children with disabilities be more engaged with their surroundings.
Self-driving cars were the talk of Las Vegas during CES 2018. We recap the 10 best robots seen at CES.
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?
Emma, short for Expert Manipulative Massage Automation, specializes in back and knee massages. Emma 3.0, the first masseuse robot to go into public service, recently started work on her first patients at the NovaHealth Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic in Singapore.
In January 2018, Jing Xiao will become the new director of the Robotics Engineering Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Currently the UNC Charlotte site director for the Center on Robots and Sensors for the Human Well-being, Xiao has been conducting critical research in haptics and real-time adaptive motion planning.
EduExo is a 3D-printable, Arduino-powered kit for students, hobbyists and educators that teaches how to build exoskeletons.
Mobile Industrial Robots’ MiR200 is designed to be safe, easy to use, and flexible. The company’s rapid growth over the past year indicates the market’s hunger for mobile robots, and end-user cases demonstrate its response to that hunger.
The latest weapon in the fight against cancer could be a swarm of microrobots that could invasively attack cancer cells.
Robots are getting ready to take over Las Vegas during CES 2017. Here are must-see robotics sights to add to your schedule.
At the beginning of this year, we made five predictions for 2016 robots and industry, including about drone autonomy, AI applications, and the so-called robot apocalypse. How did we fare?
The CES Robotics Conference will explore how robots are transforming our lives. Hear from CyPhy Works, Hanson Robotics, NVIDIA, Savioke, Softbank, Starship Technologies and more.
The PABI (Penguin for Autism Behavioral Intervention) robot autonomously conducts ABA therapy while logging therapy data that will be reviewed by a human therapist.
In addition to government support, South Korean robotics companies are moving quickly to secure positions in the healthcare, service, and military markets.
NVIDIA has partnered with the National Cancer Institute and the US Department of Energy (DOE) to develop the CANDLE (Cancer Distributed Learning Environment) AI-based “common discovery platform” to help fight cancer, which is now the leading cause of death worldwide.
The engineers produced by Lithuanian education and a business-friendly environment are good reasons for robotics companies to look at talent and startups from Lithuania.
Ekso Bionics is sponsoring a US-based study that compares improvements in independent gait speeds of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients rehabbing with the Ekso GT to patients rehabbing with conventional therapy and to usual care control groups.