Lifeward said it aims to deliver systems for rehabilitation, recovery, and more in the face of physical limitations or disability.
ElliQ 3’s hardware improvements pave the way for its software upgrades, which center around integrating generative AI capabilities.
According to data reports from the pilot program with NYSOFA, ElliQ was able to reduce loneliness by 95% in older adults using the platform.
Researchers developed a sensor system that detects residual movement of an arm and calibrates the appropriate pressurization of the balloon actuator to move the person’s arm smoothly and naturally.
The National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institute of Health, awarded Hello Robot with an approximately $2.5 million grant.
Intuition Robotics launched an updated version of its digital care companion for aging adults, that includes hardware and software updates, called ElliQ 2.0.
This special video podcast episode features an American Sign Language translated edition of The Robot Report Podcast episode 98, an interview with Tatum Robotics founder Samantha Johnson.
CIONIC, a bionic clothing company, brought in $12.5 million in Series A funding, bringing the company’s total funding to date to $23 million.
Myoshirt is a soft exoskeleton that supports the upper body while the user moves their arms.
ElliQ is a robotic companion designed specifically for aging adults that suffer from loneliness or social isolation.
The round was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, and included support from Saudi Aramco P7 Venture Fund and the Yuanjing Vision Plus Capital.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought attention to the need for innovative systems for stroke rehabilitation, said ReWalk Robotics, which donated a ReStore exo-suit to Brooks Rehabilitation.
Phoenix Instinct, one oof the five finalists in the Mobility Unlimited Challenge run by the Toyota Mobility Foundation and Nesta Challenges,
BIONIK Laboratories, which provides three InMotion therapeutic robots for neurological rehabilitation and the InMotion Connect data management system, is an example of how developers of assistive technology can work with hospitals.
PTR Robots, a unit of “venture factory” Blue Ocean Robotics, said its mobile system can reduce strain on caregivers and aid with both lifting and rehabilitating patients.
Blue Ocean Robotics, whose venture factory develops service robots based on common technologies and then spins off units for commercialization, has raised close to $20 million and acquired the Beam telepresence robot.
A new smart fabric that can be inflated and deflated by temperature-dependent liquid-vapor phase changes could enable a new range of mechanotherapeutic and industrial applications.
The second annual Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum is seeking expert speakers to share their insights and experiences around developing assistive, medical, and surgical systems.
The Kompaï-3 mobile robot is designed to be modular and can assist healthcare personnel and the aging with mobility, social engagement, and more, said KOMPAÏ Robotics.
USC researchers developed personalized learning robots for children with autism and studied whether they could autonomously gauge the child’s engagement in long-term therapeutic interventions.
As global demand for robotic rehabilitation and assistive technologies grows, developers must be aware of emerging applications. Transparency Market Research offers examples of areas of interest.
In human anatomy, the shoulder presents one of the most challenging and complex physical problems for physicians and therapists. Shoulders and their intricate anatomical patterns also provide a unique test for developers of exoskeletons, who need to keep their units light and compact while incorporating an extensive range of movement. Those were the challenges faced…