MIT Builds Voice-Controlled Robotic Wheelchair
MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory voice-controlled robotic wheelchair could revolutionize the way people with progressive neurological conditions get from place to place. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsPanasonic Robot Bed/Wheelchair Earns Global Safety Certification
Panasonic's Resyone, a robotic bed that transforms into an electric wheelchair, is the world's first ISO13482-compliant service robot. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsAnki Drive Adds New Cars, Tracks, Race Mode
Anki Drive, the game featuring artificially intelligent robotic cars is expanding with new racing tracks, two new cars, and new game-play mode. Robot Fun · Robot ToysMIT Developing Paper Robots People Can Print at Home
MIT's Ankur Mehta is lead researcher on a project that quite literally enables people to print robots on a standard piece of paper at home Robot Fun · 3D PrintersTinkerBots Robot Building Kit Launches on Indiegogo
TinkerBots is a modular robot building kit for children that allows for a variety of robots to be put together. TinkerBots is seeking to raise $100,000 on Indiegogo. Education · Robot KitsRobbie the Robot: Personal Assistant for Limbless Teenager
A prototype of Robbie the Robot, designed to assist a teenager born without limbs, has been unveiled by Trinity College Dublin. Household · Personal RobotsExoskeleton Lets Paralyzed Veteran Walk Again
Army Sgt. Dan Rose is the second paralyzed U.S. military veteran to own a motorized exoskeleton from Ekso Bionics. Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical RobotsAmputee Drummer Gains Third Arm With Robotic Prosthesis
A rock musician regains his career with the aid of the robotic prosthesis that turns him into a 'three-armed power-drumming cyborg.' The performer can control either one drumstick or two with his right 'arm.' Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsDrones Changing the Way We Watch Sports
Already used for filming at the recent Olympics in Sochi, and Stateside in many 'extreme sports,' drones may appear next in college and prep sports. Robot Fun · Drones · Health & Sports · Sports & FitnessDrones Legal in US, Judge Rules
Commercial drones, for now, are legal in U.S. skies. Judge Patrick Geraghty of the National Transportation Safety Board. The ruling effectively invalidates FAA's ban on the use of commercial drones. The FAA can appeal the decision. Robot Fun · DronesWhole-Arm Haptics Aid Neurorehabilitation Research
Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago are using Barrett's WAM arm to help survivors of stroke regain upper-limb mobility and strength. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsRobotic Arm, Video Games Help Stroke Patients Recover
Robotic arm supports patient's arm as they sit in a chair and play a video game with a joystick. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsParalyzed Woman Walks with 3D Printed Exoskeleton
Ekso Bionics and 3D Systems collaborated on the patient-specific suit Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical RobotsRobotics Lawnmower Powered by Grass
Design is almost complete on this autonomous mower than runs without fuel Household · Robot Lawn MowersUsing Robots to Diagnose Autism in Children
Croatian researchers introduce Robot Rene to observe and diagnose autism in young children. Future Tech · Humanoid Robots
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