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.
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Computer scientists use TACC systems to generate synthetic objects for robot training.
The following seven robotic systems are either currently being deployed or developed for the fight against the coronavirus.
Researchers have developed a method for two individuals to share an avatar in Virtual Reality.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in their work to develop semi-autonomous colonoscopy, using a robot to guide a medical device into the body.
Neurolutions IpsiHand exoskeleton uniquely leverages brain-computer interface technology for chronic stroke rehabilitation
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.
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, Professor for Automation in Healthcare and Biotechnology, has a vision: robots that can treat patients more efficiently and more precisely than any human physician.
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.
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"
Researchers have enabled a quadriplegic man to control a pair of prosthetic arms with his mind.
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.
Researchers have invented a high-throughput cell separation method that can be used in conjunction with droplet microfluidics.
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.
Scientists are using a custom robot to survey how mutations in regulatory regions of the genome affect animal development.
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 have developed “electronic skin” sensors capable of mimicking the dynamic process of human motion.
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 have shown that machine learning techniques helped an individual with paralysis learn to control a computer cursor using their brain activity.
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.
In a research-first, scientists from Empa were able to 3D print stable well-shaped microstructures made from silica aerogels for use in biotechnology and precision engineering.
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.
Engineers have designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help.
Researchers have developed a smart surface that can actively and repeatedly release and reabsorb substances by environmental stimuli.
A deep learning powered single-strained electronic skin sensor can capture human motion from a distance.
Designed by a team at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and an institute of the Max Planck Society, the four-legged, dog-sized, torque-controlled Solo 8 robot can easily be replicated by research labs around the world.
Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.
A robot is helping maximize the life of some of the most critical personal protective equipment, or PPE, at a time when the surge of demand for such items has aggravated a national shortage.
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.
Scientists have designed a new type of controller for the robotic arm used in robotic surgery.
Researchers have developed a gynecological surgical assistance robot for uterine operations.
Researchers have developed a super-stretchy, transparent and self-powering sensor that records the complex sensations of human skin.
Engineers have developed a robotic device that can be used to assist and train people with SCIs to sit more stably by improving their trunk control.
Researchers are using laser scalpels and precision robotics to make tattoo removal faster, more accurate and less painful.
Scientists have successfully tested neuroprosthetic technology that combines robotic control with users’ voluntary control, opening avenues in the new interdisciplinary field of shared control for neuroprosthetic technologies.
Scientists have developed a tiny pump that could play a big role in the development of autonomous soft robots, lightweight exoskeletons and smart clothing.
Robotic device acts as a cane-like mobile assistant to provide light-touch to help the elderly and others with impaired mobility.
Collaborators are developing an endoscopic robotic system with two-handed dexterity at a much smaller scale than existing options.
Researchers have successfully implanted sensors in three male patients following nerve transfers, to transmit biosignals for wireless control of robotic arms.
A new 3D printed prosthetic hand can learn the wearers' movement patterns to help amputee patients perform daily tasks.
The Open-Source Bionic Leg will enable investigators to efficiently solve challenges associated with controlling bionic legs across a range of activities in the lab and out in the community.
Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone.
Researchers have developed a new design method that shows promise in enabling the efficient design and fabrication of soft robots using a 3D printer.
Researchers have designed a therapeutic robot that simulates human skin-to-skin contact, helping reduce pain for babies in the neonatal intensive care unit.
An interface system that uses augmented reality technology could help individuals with profound motor impairments operate a humanoid robot to feed themselves.
Scientists have developed a soft wearable hand robot that can aid the hand-disabled by using machine learning algorithm and sensory hardware.
Researchers at the University of Stuttgart have built an exoskeleton with which the gripping ability of a paralyzed hand can be restored.
UT Southwestern has become the first medical center in Texas to use a robotic tool that allows surgeons to perform complicated operations using just a single incision.
The Murab project is developing technology that will make it possible to take more accurate biopsies and diagnose cancer and other illnesses faster.
Research from the BrainGate consortium shows that a brain-computer interface (BCI) can enable people with paralysis to directly operate an off-the-shelf tablet device just by thinking about making cursor movements and clicks.
The new version of the TWIICE walking-assistance system is not only lighter, more comfortable and more powerful, but patients can also put it on and use it themselves.
Robots will be able to conduct a wide variety of tasks as well as humans if they can be given tactile sensing capabilities.
K-FLEX, a flexible endoscopic surgical robot developed opens a new chapter for precise and minimally invasive robot-assisted surgery.
University of Texas at Arlington patents headset that allows persons to point to objects of interest using their eyes.
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The first comprehensive study comparing the outcomes of robotic surgery to those of traditional open surgery in any organ has found that the surgeries are equally effective in treating bladder cancer.
Electronic ‘skin’ will enable amputees to perceive through prosthetic fingertips.
Researchers have created an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results,could speed hospital work, enhance healthcare.
Researchers developed a novel method of growing whole muscles from hydrogel sheets impregnated with myoblasts and incorporated these muscles into a biohybrid robot.
A robotics company has launched the world's first medically certified 3D printed artificial arms for amputees.