Patenting Surgical Robots

May 9, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

da Vinci Surgical Robot
Over the past 30 years about a thousand patents have been issued or pending for developing surgical [MORE]

Stryker’s Surgical Robot for Knee Replacements

May 2, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stryker Mako Robot
About a million arthroplasties (joint replacements) are performed worldwide annually, and many of them are bloody affairs, with [MORE]

A Robot with Real Human Tissue

May 2, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

It’s an interesting idea—to build a mechanical robot with sheets of lab grown human skin stretched over large anatomical areas. [MORE]

That’s Some “Cool” Wearable—A Robotic Jacket

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Omius Tech Jacket
Remember when your mother insisted that you put on a heavier jacket, or the opposite—wear something so you [MORE]

Wearable Artificial Muscles

March 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Actuator
Many of the exoskeletons that have been designed for people with physical impairments look like Erector sets strapped to [MORE]

Perspective on Robots

March 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robots in Healthcare
Year by year, perhaps even week by week, developments in robotics—from wearables, to doctors’ rounding, to pharmaceutical manufacturing, [MORE]

Innovations in 3-D Printing

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printing Wake Forest Ear
Over the past year, the six of the seven innovations in 3-D printing and 3-D printers [MORE]

Prosthetics that Feel via Brain-Computer Interface

December 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Computer Interface
You will remember, four years ago, when a Brown University start up, “BrainGate,” showed that its brain-computer interface [MORE]

More Humanoid Assistive Robots

November 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Asimo Robot
Someday, your best friend may be a robot! Outlandish as that sounds, sophisticated mechanical and electrical engineering, along with [MORE]

Introspective Robots

October 11, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Programming Drone Potential Flight Courses
It may be that one thing which makes humans different from other animals is the degree [MORE]

Microrobots for Medical Procedures

September 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Novel methods of drug delivery inside the body is a promising area for research as it may make precise placement [MORE]

An Ingestible Origami Robot

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Origami Robot MIT
Quoting directly: “Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are designing an ingestible robot that could be used [MORE]

Building a Robot that “Strolls”

September 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

DURUS Robot Georgia Tech
It’s no easy feat to mechanically reproduce a human motion such as walking gracefully. But Georgia Tech’s [MORE]

“Pillo,” the Drug Dispensing Robot Who Recognizes You

August 23, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pillo Robot
This may be the first “male” personal robot. “Pillo” (from Pillo, Inc., New York, NY) uses facial and voice [MORE]