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Toyota’s Welwalk Robot Brace Helps Stroke Victims Walk Again
Toyota will commercialize in Japan the Welwalk WW-1000 rehabilitation assist robotic system that helps stroke victims get back on their feet and walking again. Toyota plans to rent 100 units to Japanese medical centers beginning in September. There will be a set up cost of 1 million yen ($9,173) and a monthly fee of 350,000 yen ($3,210). Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical RobotsRudy Assistive Robot Helps Elderly Age in Place
The Rudy assistive robot from INF Robotics wants to help the elderly, war veterans and people with disabilities age in place. Rudy will cost $5,000 when it hits the market in 2017, but the company hopes to get reimbursement through Medicare and Medicaid so the robot "will be little to no cost to the user." Health & Sports · Medical RobotsRobots and the Fight Against Cancer
The latest weapon in the fight against cancer could be a swarm of microrobots that could invasively attack cancer cells. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsWearable Robots Hope to Improve Minimally Invasive Surgery
Researchers are developing wearable robotic tools for minimally invasive surgery designed to give surgeons more natural and dexterous movement than current surgical robots offer. This Horizon 2020 project stems from a need for better tools in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical RobotsLoomo Robot is Singapore’s New Elderly Care Nurse
Team Botler won the MIT Hacking Medicine Robotics hackathon by using Segway Robotics' Loomo robot to turn an ordinary wheelchair into a self-driving wheelchair. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsTop 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 RobotsPABI 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 RobotsIBM 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 & TechnologyMachine Learning Could Help Screen Kids for Speech Disorders
A new computer system developed by MIT can automatically screen young children for speech and language disorders and, potentially, even provide specific diagnoses. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsPodcast: Inside WPI’s AIM Robotics Lab
An inside look at WPI's Automation and Interventional Medicine (AIM) Robotics Research Laboratory and the work being done to create medical robots and robot-assisted surgery. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsAssistive Robots Vital to Future of Elder Care
With an aging population and a shortage of healthcare professionals, high mortality rates and re-admission likely will occur. If there was ever a time for assistive robots to step in, now would be the time. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsTiny Origami Robot is an Ingestible Surgeon
Robot unfolds from ingestible capsule, removes button battery stuck to wall of simulated stomach. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsPodcast: Robots Revolutionizing Autism Therapy
Jared Peters, co-founder of Origami Robotics, has been an autism educator for twelve years and has spent thousands of hours with kids on the spectrum. Peters joined The Robotics Trends Show to discuss how robots are revolutionizing autism therapy and how this area of robotics will continue to improve. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsHow UCLA Uses a Robot Arm to Study Knee Injuries
UCLA is using an industrial robot arm from KUKA Robotics to simulate the extreme forces athletes’ knees endure, shedding new light on how the knee works, how it gets injured and how best to repair it. Health & Sports · Sports & Fitness · Medical RobotsCMU’s Robotic Leg Gives Amputees Better Balance
Carnegie Mellon University has developed a control strategy based on human reflexes that has shown promise in simulation, producing stable walking gaits over uneven terrain and better recovery from trips and shoves. Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical Robots
TurtleBot 2i: New Chassis, Robot Arm Support, Intel Joule
The TurtleBot 2i, a modular ROS-based robot powered by Intel Joule, enables...
Dancing Robot Teapot Brings Mrs. Potts to Life
This 3D-printed robot teapot includes four servos, two in its hips and...
Mini Robot Cheetah Could Give Legged Robots Smoother Gait
The University of Twente has built a mini robot cheetah in hope...
FAA Faces Second Drone Audit
The audit, which will begin in April 2017, will assess both the processes...