robotics

Are mini-microscopes and disposable robots conquering the labs of the future?

Are mini-microscopes and disposable robots conquering the labs of the future?

Professor Dr Peter Pott and his team turn to 3D printers to successfully realize his vision of “high end at low cost” medical devices.

Robot displays a glimmer of empathy to partner robot

Robot displays a glimmer of empathy to partner robot

Engineers have create a robot that learns to visually predict how its partner robot will behave, displaying a glimmer of empathy.

Exoskeleton and brain-machine interface boost stroke rehab

Exoskeleton and brain-machine interface boost stroke rehab

Researchers have developed a system that combines a brain-computer interface and a robotic arm that responds to the actual intentions of treated patients.

Breakthrough optical sensor mimics human eye

Breakthrough optical sensor mimics human eye

Researchers are making key advances with a new type of optical sensor that more closely mimics the human eye’s ability to perceive changes in its visual field.

Medical technology 2020 – a review

Medical technology 2020 – a review

Covid-19 gave many of these predictions for 2020 an entirely new spin: while some of the hyped trends turned out to play only bit-parts others became box-office hits in the new normal.

Mobile disinfection robots for medical environments

Mobile disinfection robots for medical environments

The following seven robotic systems are either currently being deployed or developed for the fight against the coronavirus.

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