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AI Now Predicts Heart Failure
Artificial intelligence can now predict when patients with a heart disorder will die.
Health & Sports
Top 10 Robotics Startups Seen at CES 2017’s Eureka Park
Hundreds of startups vied for attention at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Which robotics products caught our eye? Robots that tend to the young and old, tackle odious chores, and advance the market could be found in the crowded aisles.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · Drones · Education · Mobile Robots · Health & Sports · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Humanoid Robots
Best Robots at CES Unveiled 2017
AI, drones and robots made some noise at CES Unveiled 2017 in Las Vegas.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · Robot Toys · Drones · Education · Health & Sports
FAULHABER Series 2057 Motor Serves Healthcare Handpieces
The new FAULHABER Series 2057 BHS brushless DC servo motor is designed to be robust and high-speed for medical and dental handpieces.
Health & Sports
Chess-Playing Robot Wants to Put CES 2017 in Checkmate
Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is showcasing its chess-playing companion robot that will challenge attendees at Tech East, Westgate in booth 2015. It's probably not as smart as IBM's Deep Blue, but the robot can pick up chess pieces and move them around.
Household · Personal Robots · Health & Sports
PABI Penguin Robot Making Autism Therapy More Affordable
The PABI (Penguin for Autism Behavioral Intervention) robot is looking to make autism therapy more affordable. PABI autonomously conducts ABA therapy while logging therapy data that will be reviewed by a human therapist.
Education · Health & Sports · Medical Robots
IBM Watson Previews AI-Powered Medical Image Analysis
IBM Watson Health has created AI-powered medical image analysis solutions designed to help healthcare providers pursue personalized approaches to patient diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring.
Health & Sports · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Science & Technology
suitX MAX Exoskeleton Designed to Reduce Workplace Injuries
suitX's Modular Agile eXoskeleton (MAX) is made up of three exoskeletons called backX, shoulderX, and legX that can be worn independently or in any combination depending on the need.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Watch: Robot Teaches itself How to Shoot Hoops in 2 Hours
The Sun Devil two-armed robot used a custom version of reinforcement learning to learn how to shoot hoops in two hours. Its creators say the learning technique can be applied to other areas of robotics.
Health & Sports · Sports & Fitness
Self-Driving Scooter Helps Mobility-impaired People Get Around
MIT and the National University of Singapore have built a self-driving scooter to get mobility-impaired people from a vehicle to home or the mall. The self-driving scooter uses the same sensors and software that had been used in previous autonomous car and golf cart tests.
Health & Sports · Future Tech · Driverless Transportation
Sumo Robot League: Robots & Sports Spark STEM Interest
The Robotics Trends Show talks with the Sumo Robot League about how it's combining robotics and sports to address STEM education for middle school and high school students.
Education · Robot Kits · Health & Sports · Sports & Fitness
3D-Printed Heart-on-a-Chip Could End Animal Testing
The first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip with integrated sensing has been built by researchers from Harvard University. The 3D-printed heart-on-a-chip can be customized to a patient's disease or heart structure to help scientists collect reliable data for short-term and long-term studies.
Robot Fun · 3D Printers · Health & Sports
Watch: Soft Robots Mimic Human Muscles
An EPFL team is developing soft, flexible and reconfigurable robots. Air-actuated, they behave like human muscles and may be used in physical rehabilitation. They are made of low-cost materials and could easily be produced on a large scale.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Sports Robots Coming to Practice Fields Near You
The Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robot has garnered attention for its ability to help reduce football-related concussions. But the robot has proved beneficial for many other sports, too.
Health & Sports · Sports & Fitness
Self-Driving Bicycle Hopes to Change Public Transit
The University of Washington Bothell is building a self-driving bicycle that can travel 30 MPH with a 15-mile range. The team claims the self-driving bicycle "could get riders from A to B faster than a self-driving car, and at a tenth of the cost."
Health & Sports · Sports & Fitness · Future Tech · Driverless Transportation

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