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Windows 10 Robot Air Hockey a Nice Addition to Your Man Cave
Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Core is designed to run on Raspberry Pi 2 and MinnowBoard Max, two tiny computers popular in robots. To show off what it can do, Microsoft built a robot air hockey table. Robot Fun · Robot Toys · Health & Sports · Sports & FitnessWatch: Robotic Arm Helps Stroke Patient Recover
The Hocoma ArmeoSpring robotic arm helps patients regain their motor function after a stroke or any neurological injury, helping with tasks like lifting and placing items in a basket. Here's one patient's story. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsExoskeleton Helps Paraplegic Defy All Odds
Robbie Drescher became a paraplegic at 14 when he was diagnosed with a rare disease called Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome. He was told he'd never walk again, but he's defying the odds thanks to an exoskeleton from ReWalk Robotics. Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical RobotsReWalk Robotics Exoskeleton Helps NH Man Walk Again
Corey Cook was left paralyzed from the chest down after a diving accident three years ago. Now, with the help of a ReWalk Robotics exoskeleton, Cook can walk again. Cook also is the first patient to have the $70,000 exoskeleton completely covered by private, commercial insurance. Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical RobotsHow the Argus II Bionic Eye Restored a Man’s Vision
The Argus II bionic eye partially corrected the central vision in an 80-year-old British man who suffers from age-related macular degeneration. Doctors say this could mark the beginning of a new era for patients with sight loss. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsHonda Walking Assist Device Going on Sale
Honda's Walking Assist Device features two lightweight motors that help lift the leg at the thigh as it moves forward and backward. It measures the walking patterns and training status of each user on a tablet, creating visualizations to assist medical personnel. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsReWalk Personal 6.0 Exoskeleton Offers Fastest Walking Speed
ReWalk Robotics' Personal 6.0 Exoskeleton is battery-powered system with motors at the hip and knee joints that offers a walking speed up to 1.6 MPH. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsOn the Road Again: hitchBOT Hitchhikes Across America
“There’s this issue of trust in popular media where we see a lot of dystopian visions of a future with robots that have gone rogue or out of control. In this case, we’ve designed something that actually needs human empathy to accomplish its goals.” Household · Personal Robots · Health & Sports · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsMeet the ‘World’s Most Lifelike’ Robot Hand
The bebionic small myoelectric hand was built using F1 technology. It has 337 mechanical parts, magnets for improved speed and strength, and bubble fingertips for precision in handling objects. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsOrigami Robot Self-folds, Walks, Completes Tasks
MIT's Untethered Miniature Origami Robot could have a variety of medical uses when introduced inside of a human body, potentially zapping cancer cells or unclogging arteries. Health & Sports · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Science & TechnologyRani Robotic Pill Could Replace Injected Medicines
The Rani robotic pill is swallowed like a normal pill and contains tiny needles made of sugar that push into the walls of your intestines and inject medication. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsHow Robots, Octopuses Might Revolutionize Surgery
Researchers have designed a robotic arm that enables surgeons to access confined regions of the human body and carefully manipulate soft organs. Health & Sports · Medical RobotsApp-Controlled Robot Arm Gives Boy, 9, New Hope
A young boy often bullied over a disability is given new hope with a robotic arm that can be customized via smartphone. Education · Robot Arms · Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsParalyzed Man to Walk Marathon with Exoskeleton
Nathan Kirwan, paralyzed from the chest down, is taking 55,000 steps over the next five months, with the help of an exoskeleton, to raise money and help Ireland keep its only publicly-available exoskeleton. Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Sports & Fitness · Medical RobotsWounded US Soldier Receives 3D Printed Robot Hand
Taylor Morris, a quadruple amputee who lost his limbs in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan, receives an affordable 3D printed robotic hand. Robot Fun · 3D Printers · Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Autonomous Snake-like Robot to Support Search-and-Rescue
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Meet Jing Xiao: WPI’s New Director of Robotics
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