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Dan Kara Shares MIT Panel on Healthcare Robotics

Dan Kara Shares MIT Panel on Healthcare Robotics

The MIT Enterprise Forum took up the quest to examine this new era in medical care, to provide a few answers to some of the biggest questions and to forecast a way forward during its Innovation Series Event: Robotics in...

Robots and Human Attachment

Robots and Human Attachment

Hanson Robokind has been on a mission to make a robot that is as human-like as possible, including the use of a patented type of skin known as ?frubber,? so that the robot?s face duplicates skin and muscle movement and...

Robotics Tackles Neurosurgery

Notwithstanding, with government approval taking three to five years, if not longer, getting a medical robot to market remains a challenge. Succeeding in the market once you get there is yet another matter. Medical robots remain extremely big investments for...

Robots May Help Kids with Special Needs

Robots May Help Kids with Special Needs

Children diagnosed with autism and attention issues, and even those who suffer from abuse and behavioral disorders, could benefit from the nonthreatening, nonjudgmental interactions they experience with robots.

Exoskeletons: A Primer

Exoskeletons: A Primer

With applications ranging from the military to medical rehabilitation to life-changing assistance for the handicapped, several companies are betting their new-generation exoskeletons will become robotics' next big thing

The Market for Social Robots

The Market for Social Robots

Prototype social robotic systems are getting better and better, and the definition of “social robots” likewise continues to evolve. Early definitions described them as “robots that communicate and interact directly with humans, using language or gestures.” Today, some definitions attach...