The Toyota Unlimited Mobility Challenge will soon announce the winner of the $1 million first prize, and we caught up with the two U.S.-based teams among the five finalists working on EvoWalk and Quix wearable devices.
“What to Expect When You’re Expecting Robots” is a new book co-authored by MIT Associate Professor Julie Shah and Motional CTO Laura Major that explores a future populated with robot helpers.
In his RoboBusiness Direct session, recognized Harvard University professor Conor Walsh will examine how his team or researchers have developed soft, wearable robotics for industrial use.
The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, or ARM, Institute has selected eight new projects focusing on high-value ways to empower U.S. manufacturers using robotics and automation.
Telerobotics is offering different industries new benefits, such as social distancing and safety for manufacturing and remote surgeries in healthcare, writes Energid’s Neil Tardella.
Titan Medical, which has been developing the Sport single-port robotic surgical system, has received U.S. patents for an in-body camera positioning system and hand gesture controls.
As healthcare robotics continues to evolve, well-designed software will be paramount to safety and consistent performance.
FAULHABER’s 1741 … CXR series DC micromotors provide power to Bioservo Technologies’ Ironhand wearable glove. The exoskeleton is designed to reduce worker strain.
Researchers from MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital hope to reduce the risk to healthcare workers posed by Covid-19 by using robots to remotely measure patients’ vital signs.
Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and Sony Corp. have developed an origami-inspired manipulator, the mini-RCM, which could make robotic surgery more portable.
U.S. Army researchers demonstrated a human-robot team in which the robots detect physical changes in 3D and share the info via augmented reality.
Intel, Accenture, the Open University, ALYN Hospital, and Applied Brain Research are working to apply neuromorphic technology to make wheelchair-mounted robot arms more adaptable and affordable.
The ARM Institute announced the selection of five sustainment projects focused on strengthening U.S. Department of Defense equipment maintenance with robotics.
Vicarious Surgical said its latest capital will help it develop its robotics and virtual reality system for minimally invasive surgery.
In the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, efficient and effective medical training is more urgent than ever. Gaumard said its simulators can help medical personnel train on real equipment.
The editors of The Robot Report were among the first civilians to tele-operate Boston Dynamics’ Spot, controlling the quadruped robot with Formant’s software across the U.S.
Sarcos Defense has won a contract for the Guardian XO Alpha exoskeleton, which is designed to multiply the wearer’s strength and be safe to operate for a full shift.
Researchers from the U.S. Army and USC developed the Joint Understanding and Dialogue Interface to improve soldier-robot interaction.
maxon said its GPX UP planetary gear is ideal for applications that demand extreme torque and power output, smooth back-drivability, long life, and high efficiency in a small volume.
Neocis, which makes robotic software and systems for guiding dental surgical procedures, has received FDA approval for Yomi treatment of full arch implants in addition to partial endentulous cases.
Dexterity Inc., which has raised $56.2 million so far, has developed robotics hardware and software for picking, collaboration, and packing.
A team of Michigan State University researchers has built flexible hybrid pneumatic actuator, which could enable safer human-machine interaction with safer robot end effectors.