Preliminary findings by Kessler researchers show that the use of a robotic exoskeleton during inpatient rehabilitation for acute stroke may improve function.
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Researchers have demonstrated that high-dose therapy gait training using robotic exoskeletons may aid early rehabilitation for acute stroke.
Researchers have shown that machine learning techniques helped an individual with paralysis learn to control a computer cursor using their brain activity.
A new robotic system allows medical staff to remotely operate ventilators and other bedside machines from outside intensive care rooms of patients suffering from infectious diseases.
Researchers are using generative adversarial networks to improve brain-computer interfaces for people with disabilities.
Researchers used robots to study how our brains adjust to changes in our walking strides, gaining insights that could be used to develop better physical rehabilitation programs.
New prosthetic technologies that stimulate the nerves could pave the way for prostheses that feel like a natural part of the body and reduce the phantom limb pain commonly endured by amputees.
Researchers have shown that gait training using robotic exoskeletons improved motor function in adolescents and young adults with acquired brain injury.
In a new study, researchers have demonstrated a novel and non-invasive way to manipulate cells through microrobotics.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.
Researchers have developed a method for the generation of controllable electrical explosions.
The wearable devices aim to reduce or redistribute spine loading associated with heavy manual work.
Electronic skins will play a significant role in monitoring, personalized medicine, prosthetics, and robotics.
Recently, Professor Surjo R. Soekadar outlined current and upcoming applications of brain-computer interfaces.
The material can take any possible shape and could be used in robotics and biotechnology.
We present five upper body exoskeletons that might help restore natural hand or limb movements.
The use of blockchain technology as a communication tool for a team of robots could provide security and safeguard against deception.
Findings suggest robot telepresence, more than a tablet, provides comfort to young patients.
E-mental health services could provide a response to these challenges and offer effective ways for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and aftercare.
The benefits people could reap from exoskeletons rely heavily on having time to train with the device.
This battery could have a wide range of applications in various types of devices, from soft robots to wearable devices.
Robotic body-weight support devices can play a key role in helping people with neurological disorders to improve their walking.
Researchers have developed microrobots that can be powered and steered by ultrasound waves.
For the first time, a steerable catheter will give neurosurgeons the ability to steer the device in any direction they want while navigating the brain's arteries and blood vessels.
Robotic cane with 3D camera can accurately guide user to chosen location, avoiding obstacles.
Scientists have developed a soft that valve paves the way for fully soft robots.
Egidijus Pelanis, a medical doctor at Oslo University Hospital, explains how extended realities is applied in the operating room.
Researchers examined people’s emotional response to cloned faces, which could soon become the norm in robotics.
To enhance human-robot collaboration, researchers at Loughborough University have trained an AI to detect human intention.
Researchers have developed a biocompatible energy storage device.
Exoskeleton-assisted rehabilitation can be beneficial in treating stroke survivors.
Researchers have inserted small magnetic beads into muscle tissue within an amputated residuum for more precise control of prosthetic limbs.
Thanks to their swimming robot modeled after a lamprey, EPFL scientists may have discovered why some vertebrates are able to retain their locomotor capabilities after a spinal cord lesion.
A study shows that magnetic millirobots can climb slopes, move against fluid flow and precisely deliver substances to neural tissue.
Engineers and ophthalmologists have developed a robotic imaging tool that can automatically detect and scan a patient's eyes for markers of different eye diseases.
A simulation engine predicts the forces acting on a knife as it cuts through soft materials, a capability that could have applications for safer surgical robotics.
A wearable brain-machine interface system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis, even those struggling with locked-in syndrome.
Researchers have developed a robotic neck brace that may help doctors analyze the impact of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients and guide their recovery.
Engineers have unveiled an air-powered computer memory that can be used to control soft robots. It overcomes the problem of the mismatch between pneumatics and electronics.
Scientists have developed an algorithm to help a robot find efficient motion plans to ensure physical safety of its human counterpart.
The team of the Dynamic HIPS are working on a hip replacement simulator that will help future surgeons to practice the intervention.
New research could help surgeons perform liver resections with greater accuracy and deliver improved patient outcomes.
Researchers have developed an artificial skin that senses force through ionic signals and also changes color from yellow to a bruise-like purple, providing a visual cue that damage has occurred.
Experts at Kessler Foundation led the first pilot randomized controlled trial of robotic-exoskeleton assisted exercise rehabilitation effects on mobility, cognition, and brain connectivity in people with substantial MS-related disability.
Researchers have designed a telepresence robot that enables people suffering from COVID-19 to talk to their loved ones.
With the aid of a virtual reality model, researchers from the Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum have examined, which errors can occur during the communication between the brain and robotic prosthesis.
Scientists have used an implanted sensor to record the brain signals associated with handwriting, and used those signals to create text on a computer in real time.
Researchers have shown that a group of small autonomous, self-learning robots can adapt easily to changing circumstances. They connected the simple robots in a line, after which each individual robot taught itself to move forward as quickly as possible.
Scientists have developed a more accurate navigation system that allows robots to better negotiate busy clinical environments in general and emergency departments more specifically.
Neurolutions IpsiHand exoskeleton uniquely leverages brain-computer interface technology for chronic stroke rehabilitation
Researchers have discovered a new law of physics that accounts for that accounts for elastohydrodynamic lubrication (EHL) friction, which should advance a wide range of robotic technologies.
Can a robot draw a response simply by making “eye” contact, even with people who are less inclined to speak up. A recent study suggests that it can.
Researchers have demonstrated that, with training, neural control of a powered prosthetic ankle can restore a wide range of abilities, including standing on very challenging surfaces and squatting.
BrainGate researchers demonstrated the first human use of a wireless transmitter capable of delivering high-bandwidth neural signals.
Professor Dr Henning Windhagen is a great fan of semi-automatic systems in the OR that help with implants but leave the surgeon in the driver’s seat.
Researchers have created life forms that self-assemble a body from single cells and do not require muscle cells to move. They're faster, live longer, and can now record information.
In 2032, a man lies critically injured on a remote road following a car accident. His life is in the balance, but data visualization, remote robotics, biofabrication and virtual care will combine to give him the best possible chance of survival.
The Covid-19 pandemic highlights how remote healthcare robots currently being developed could be beneficial in the future.
Dr Jan Stallkamp has a vision: robots that can treat patients more efficiently and more precisely than any human physician.
Researchers have developed a minuscule robot that could revolutionize surgical procedures for treating prostate cancer.
Engineers have developed a new method that uses light to improve 3D printing speed and precision while also, in combination with a high-precision robot arm, providing the freedom to move, rotate, or dilate each layer as the structure is being built.
Researchers have constructed a 3D vision-guided artificial skin that enables tactile sensing with high performance, opening doors to innumerable applications in medicine.
The patch, which can be folded around surgical tools, may someday be used in robotic surgery to repair tissues and organs.
A machine learning system learns on the job. By continuously adapting to new data inputs, this “liquid network” could aid decision-making in medical diagnosis.
Computer scientists use TACC systems to generate synthetic objects for robot training.
Professor Dr Peter Pott and his team turn to 3D printers to successfully realize his vision of “high end at low cost” medical devices.
Engineers have create a robot that learns to visually predict how its partner robot will behave, displaying a glimmer of empathy.
Researchers have developed a system that combines a brain-computer interface and a robotic arm that responds to the actual intentions of treated patients.
Scientists have proposed a new principle by which active matter systems can spontaneously order, without need for higher level instructions or even programmed interaction among the agents.
Experts working at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and physics-based simulation share how computer simulation could accelerate the development of "smart robots" which "might interact with humans"
The following seven robotic systems are either currently being deployed or developed for the fight against the coronavirus.
Exoskeletal-assisted walking is safe, feasible, and effective in individuals disabled by spinal cord injury.
Researchers have enabled a quadriplegic man to control a pair of prosthetic arms with his mind.
Researchers have examined how mobile technologies have been used in monitoring and mitigating the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Robots may have some of these soft skills thought to be vital for successful leadership as they enable leaders to motivate, unite and inspire their employees.
An analysis highlights the realistic pros and cons of apps and other technologies that use AI to benefit older adults, including those facing dementia and cognitive decline.
More researchers and companies are moving into the brain-computer interfaces, yet major challenges remain, from user training to the reality of invasive brain implant procedures.
Researchers have invented a high-throughput cell separation method that can be used in conjunction with droplet microfluidics.
Researchers have developed a way for deep learning neural networks to rapidly estimate confidence levels in their output.
Scientists have developed an easy way to make millirobots by coating objects with a glue-like magnetic spray.
Designers who use ethics to shape better companion robots will end up making better humans, too, say UNSW researchers.
Researchers have developed a method for two individuals to share an avatar in Virtual Reality.
Scientists are researching salamanders unique superpower - they can regenerate their spinal cords and regain full functionality.
Reseachers have developed robotic Trunk Support Trainer (TruST) that helps children with CP to sit more stably.
Scientists are using a custom robot to survey how mutations in regulatory regions of the genome affect animal development.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in their work to develop semi-autonomous colonoscopy, using a robot to guide a medical device into the body.
Researchers have developed a robotic exoskeleton that improves the lives of people with limited or no ability to move due to neurological and/or physiological disorders.
Researchers at the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London, have introduced a novel tool for generating accurate endoscopic datasets.
Researchers have developed “electronic skin” sensors capable of mimicking the dynamic process of human motion.
A dose of artificial intelligence can speed the development of 3D-printed bioscaffolds that help injuries heal.
Researchers have found a way to send tiny, soft robots into humans, potentially opening the door for less invasive surgeries and ways to deliver treatments for several conditions.
Researchers have developed an robotic system to enhance the safety and efficacy of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancer.
Artificial intelligence is developing at an enormous speed and intelligent instruments will profoundly change surgery and medical interventions.
Researchers have published the results of a trial of the ReWalk ReStore soft robotic exosuit for gait training in individuals undergoing post-stroke rehabilitation.
Researchers havee repurposed robotic technology normally used for synthetic biology research to help with testing for COVID-19.
Although true “cyborgs” — part human, part robotic beings — are science fiction, researchers are taking steps toward integrating electronics with the body.
Loss of strength and muscle wastage is currently an unavoidable part of getting older and has a significant impact on health and quality of life.
One of the crucial future technologies in surgery is Augmented Reality. Most experts agree that AR will increase safety and efficiency, improve surgical training and decrease costs.
Researchers have developed a surgical robot that improves precision and control of teleoperated surgical procedures.
In the next-generation operating room interconnected sensors will collect data, analyse it in real-time and make it available to digital assistance functions.
Scientists from Empa were able to 3D print stable well-shaped microstructures made from silica aerogels for use in biotechnology and precision engineering.
Robotic surgery for patients with early stage, oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer is associated with improved health outcomes, including better long-term survival.
Researchers have created synthetic materials with morphing abilities that can be 3D printed and self-heal within seconds.
avateramedical GmbH announced the acquisition of FORWARDttc GmbH, an automation technology company with special focus on robotics hard- and software.
Exoskeletons are one technology with great potential - but is often developed for average people. So what about people who are small and thin, or tall and overweight?
Engineers have designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help.