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Podcast: Living with Personal Health Robots
Emanuele Musini, CEO of Pillo Health, joins The Robotics Trends Show to discuss his Pillo health companion robot and some of the challenges and liabilities involved.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Health & Sports
World’s First Kid-Sized Exoskeleton Helps Children Walk
The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has introduced an exoskeleton for children with spinal muscular atrophy that will help young patients walk for up to five hours. The exoskeleton consists of long support rods that fit around the user's legs and torso that can be adjusted as the child grows.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Vodafone IoT Powers Ekso GT Exoskeletons
The Ekso Bionics Ekso GT exoskeleton will now use the network and global Internet of Things (IoT) SIM from telecom giant Vodafone to ensure reliable communications for diagnostics and improved access to patient data with the exoskeleton.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Meet Pillo: Your Personal Home Health Robot
Pillo is an intelligent home health companion robot that can manage your medications, answer your medical questions, re-order medications, send notifications to family members when medications are missed, and connect you directly with doctors.
Health & Sports
Human-Inspired Actuator Paving Way for Soft-Bodied Robots
Developed by a team at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University, these soft actuators could lead to better assistive robots that could serve food, deliver goods and perform other tasks related to the service industry.
Health & Sports · Future Tech
Assistive 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 Robots
Pittsburgh Steelers Practicing with Robots
The Pittsburgh Steelers are using Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robot tackling dummies during offseason workouts in an effort to enhance drills and reduce injuries to players.
Health & Sports · Sports & Fitness
ReWalk, Wyss Institute Partner on Next-Gen Soft Exoskeletons
ReWalk Robotics has partnered with the Wyss Institute to expedite development of Wyss' lightweight, soft exosuit. Is this the beginning of the end for the bulky, rigid exoskeletons we've come to know and love?
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Tiny Origami Robot is an Ingestible Surgeon
Robot unfolds from ingestible capsule, removes button battery stuck to wall of simulated stomach.
Health & Sports · Medical Robots
Podcast: 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 Robots
Podcast: Teaching Kids About Human-Robot Interaction
Dr. Charles Fritz teaches a high school class about human-robot interaction. Dr. Fritz joined The Robotics Trends Show to discuss the keys to human-robot interaction and some of the parameters his students created for how humans and robots can co-exist.
Household · Personal Robots · Health & Sports
5 Promising Robots for Kids with Autism
Robots are helping autistic children in ways humans can't. Here are five social robots helping autistic children become more independent by improving their motor and social skills.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Education · Health & Sports
Leka Robot for Special Needs Kids Launches on Indiegogo
The Leka social robot is designed for children with autism, Down's syndrome, or multiple disabilities. Leka provides sensory stimulation to help special needs children become more independent and improve their motor and social skills.
Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Health & Sports
Ekso GT Exoskeleton Cleared by FDA
The Ekso GT is the first exoskeleton cleared by the FDA for use with stroke patients.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Robots Replacing Dartmouth College Football Players
Dartmouth College's Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robot will replace all 11 human players during football games this upcoming season.
Health & Sports · Sports & Fitness · Future Tech · Humanoid Robots

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