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At Your Deathbed: Last Moment Robot : Discovery News

At Your Deathbed: Last Moment Robot : Discovery News | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Check into the Last Moment Hospital to have your notions of intimacy and death reexamined.
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Robot performs brain surgery

Robot performs brain surgery | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Would you trust to undergo the knife wielded by a robot for brain surgery, or would want to look towards a human behind the knife instead?
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Flying robot set to spur on flying feet - Peninsula Weekly

Flying robot set to spur on flying feet - Peninsula Weekly | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Flying robot set to spur on flying feetPeninsula WeeklyFORGET about personal trainers and jogging buddies, Chad Toprak prefers to work up a sweat alongside a hovering robot.
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Study Finds Robotic Assisted Prostate Cancer Surgery Costs a Lot with Little ... - Essential Public Radio

Study Finds Robotic Assisted Prostate Cancer Surgery Costs a Lot with Little ... - Essential Public Radio | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Essential Public RadioStudy Finds Robotic Assisted Prostate Cancer Surgery Costs a Lot with Little ...Essential Public RadioRobotic-assisted, laparoscopic surgery for prostate cancer has gained in popularity over the years, but a recent UPMC study...
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Service and Healthcare: Mazor Intros 3D Verification System | Robotics Trends

Service and Healthcare: Mazor Intros 3D Verification System | Robotics Trends | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The patient gets the equivalent of a post-op CT before leaving the operating room.
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Adept Technology, Inc. - Photo Release -- Adept Technology Delivers Largest Shipment to Date of Autonomous Mobile Robots to Swisslog

Adept Technology, Inc. - Photo Release -- Adept Technology Delivers Largest Shipment to Date of Autonomous Mobile Robots to Swisslog | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

Adept Technology, Inc. today announced delivery of a record shipment of autonomous mobile robots to Swisslog for use in hospitals, labs, and clinics to transport specimens, lab samples, and pharmaceuticals. The order totaled close to $500,000 in revenue.

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Robot-Era - Implementation and integration of advanced Robotic systems and intelligent environments in real scenarios for the ageing population

Robot-Era - Implementation and integration of advanced Robotic systems and intelligent environments in real scenarios for the ageing population | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

The objective of the Robot-Era project is to develop, implement and demonstrate the general feasibility, scientific/technical effectiveness and social/legal plausibility and acceptability by end-users of a plurality of complete advanced robotic services, integrated in intelligent environments, which will actively work in real conditions and cooperate with real people and between them to favour independent living, improve the quality of life and the efficiency of care for elderly people.

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Dr. Roboto? Interactive Teddy Bear Helps Kids Manage Diabetes

Dr. Roboto? Interactive Teddy Bear Helps Kids Manage Diabetes | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Jerry the Bear has Type 1 Diabetes, and kids who share his illness can take care of him to learn about their own symptoms.
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Cognitive Robots is collaborating with Robosoft to enhance Kompai companion robot’s capabilities | Teresa Escrig

Cognitive Robots is collaborating with Robosoft to enhance Kompai companion robot’s capabilities | Teresa Escrig | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

The project is funded by the European Commission as part of a set of demonstrations, of the current capabilities of the robots (ECHORD Project called C-Kompai).

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The robodoctor will see you now

The robodoctor will see you now | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robots in the form of linen-carrying droids and prosthetics are starting to slowly open the path for robotics in health care. Can in-home robots help care for elderly people, too? Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Cutting Edge.
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Ultra Realistic Dental Training Robot - Showa Hanako 2 #DigInfo

DigInfo TV - http://diginfo.tv 29/6/2011 Showa University, The Yoshida Dental MFG, Orient Industry, Waseda University, Kogakuin University, tmsuk Showa Hanako 2 (I favorited a @YouTube video http://t.co/r4pd2vT2 ...
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More useful than a cat: How robots could help the elderly

More useful than a cat: How robots could help the elderly | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Denmark quietly pushing ahead in the field of ‘welfare technology’...
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Meet ROBOT-Rx, The Robot Pharmacist Doling Out 350 Million Doses Per Year - Singularity Hub

Meet ROBOT-Rx, The Robot Pharmacist Doling Out 350 Million Doses Per Year - Singularity Hub | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Singularity HubMeet ROBOT-Rx, The Robot Pharmacist Doling Out 350 Million Doses Per YearSingularity HubBut after the pharmacist has double-checked the prescription and answered your questions, why not let robots count the pills out for them?
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MEDi the robot helps reduce anxiety of kids getting flu shots - Calgary Herald

MEDi the robot helps reduce anxiety of kids getting flu shots - Calgary Herald | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
OpenFile Calgary (blog)MEDi the robot helps reduce anxiety of kids getting flu shotsCalgary HeraldCALGARY — After five-year-old Jacob Crawford received his flu shot last October, he wouldn't stop talking about a robot.
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The next generation of surgeons will be robots - and the bad news is they're shaped like snakes and will crawl inside you

The next generation of surgeons will be robots - and the bad news is they're shaped like snakes and will crawl inside you | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
But New York scientists and doctors are using the creeping metallic tools to perform surgery on hearts, prostate cancer, and other diseased organs.
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Neuroscientists develop video game for stroke recovery

Neuroscientists develop video game for stroke recovery | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Stroke experts in the U.K. work with Limbs Alive to develop the first in a collection of action video games that encourage movements to relearn arm and hand control. Read this blog post by Elizabeth Armstrong Moore on Cutting Edge.

 

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WATCH IN AWE: Paraplegic Stands Up & Walks

WATCH IN AWE: Paraplegic Stands Up & Walks | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Yet again, modern technology is making the impossible, possible. It is a moving, jaw-dropping scene.
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A prototype of Ava, iRobot's mobile robot, takes in her surroundings. - CNET

A prototype of Ava, iRobot's mobile robot, takes in her surroundings. - CNET | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
A prototype of Ava, iRobot's mobile robot, takes in her surroundings.CNETSomeday soon Ava the robot may bring you to the Roomba vacuum cleaners at Best Buy or call you if an elderly relative at home fell down and can't get up.
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Walking a marathon on robot legs

Walking a marathon on robot legs | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Five years ago, professional horse-rider Claire Lomas was told that she would never walk again. Now she is to attempt the London Marathon thanks to a pair of "robot legs".
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Ekso device helps the paralyzed walk at Good Shepherd

Ekso device helps the paralyzed walk at Good Shepherd | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a Philadelphia specialty health-care provider, began... (Amazing!

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New Technology Teaches Homes to Protect Seniors - Virtual-Strategy Magazine

New Technology Teaches Homes to Protect Seniors - Virtual-Strategy Magazine | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
New Technology Teaches Homes to Protect SeniorsVirtual-Strategy MagazineNecesity, has developed a system of sensors linked with an artificial intelligence algorithm that is able to learn the senior's habits and detect patterns that could indicate ...
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