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Low-Cost, High-Function Robotic Hands Featured at CES
By RT Staff · 3 January, 2015 • Don't miss startup Open Bionics at the Intel booth
CaddyTrek Robot Golf Caddy
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • For golfers who hesitate in walking their round, the CaddyTrek robot golf caddy provides a solution to the challenge of managing your gear. Now you can just focus on the game!
Rex Bionics Personal Exoskeleton
By RT Staff · 30 December, 2014 • The Rex Bionics Personal Exoskeleton is a hands-free and self-supporting robotic exoskeleton that is custom fitted and able to navigate stairs and slopes.
Parker Hannifin Indego Exoskeleton
By RT Staff · 30 December, 2014 • The Indego exoskeleton from Parker Hannifin mirrors natural human movements; you lean forward to initiate standing or walking and lean backward to stop and sit. There's also an Indego app on your mobile device that allows you to control operation, change settings, and capture data without the need for tethered controls.
ReWalk Rehabilitation Exoskeleton
By RT Staff · 30 December, 2014 • ReWalk Robotics' Rehabilitation Exoskeleton is designed for the clinical rehabilitation environment and has been deployed for several years in centers across Europe, Israel and the US.
ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton
By RT Staff · 30 December, 2014 • The ReWalk personal exoskeleton can be used at home, work, or other locations. It functions outdoors and on different surfaces or terrains. The ReWalk can sit, stand, allows turning and has the ability to climb and descend stairs.
Ekso Bionics GT Exoskeleton
By RT Staff · 30 December, 2014 • The GT exoskeleton from Ekso Bionics is a wearable bionic suit that enables individuals with any amount of lower extremity weakness to stand up and walk over ground with a natural, full weight bearing, reciprocal gait.
Camel Racing with Robot Jockeys
By Sam Borden, The New York Times · 29 December, 2014 • The robots, weighing only a few pounds and made to look like tiny jockeys, have taken the place of children as the preferred jockey for camel racing in Abu Dhabi.
Tiny Robotic Swimmers Could Travel Through Bloodstream to Deliver Drugs
By Bob Yirka, Phys Org · 6 November, 2014 • The scallop-like robotic swimmers require no engine or batteries, and may be used to treat a variety of human ailments.
Robotics Scientists Ponder Possibility of Repurposing Robots for Ebola
By John Markoff, The New York Times · 30 October, 2014 • With the assistance of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, scientists are planning a series of brainstorming meetings to begin Nov. 7.
Ebola-Killing Robot ‘Little Moe’ Destroys Virus in Minutes
By Eliene Augenbraun, CBS News · 9 October, 2014 • The robot, Little Moe, emits bright bursts of UV-C light capable of disinfecting an area from dangerous viruses and bacteria, including Ebola and Methicillin resistant Staph aureus.
3-Year-Old Receives 3D Printed, ‘Iron Man’ Hand for Free
By RT Staff · 2 October, 2014 • A three-year-old Hawaiian boy was born with fingers missing on one of his hands. But thanks to a non-profit company and 3D printing, he received an Iron Man-like robotic hand for free.
FDA Approves ReWalk Robotics’ Exoskeleton
By RT Staff · 2 July, 2014 • The ReWalk exoskeleton allows some people paralyzed from the waist down to walk again, with the aid of crutches.
Tiny, 3-Armed Robot Could Perform Surgery on Babies in Womb
By Judith Pfeffer · 18 June, 2014 • European researchers are developing a three-armed robot to perform keyhole surgery to correct congenital defects on babies in the womb.
MIT Develops Wearable Robotic Arms
By RT Staff · 3 June, 2014 • MIT experts have developed Supernumerary Robotic Limbs that strap on like a backpack to augment the number of limbs a person has.

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