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by   -   August 28, 2015

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The number of research reports covering the robotics industry has quadrupled in the last three years. We’ve previewed 38 thus far in 2015. The latest batch of 15 new ones cover a wide range of segments as well as the overall industry.

by   -   November 24, 2013

patrick-robot-buttAs the need for training on new-tech devices increases, virtual and physical simulation systems are in demand at medical schools and hospitals worldwide. One novel new robotic invention is Patrick, the robotic prostate exam mannequin. Developed by a MD and a virtual experiences research team, Patrick is being trailed at two hospital teaching centers in the US.

by   -   December 19, 2012

The top 10 robots that could change healthcare, as selected by InformationWeek included the following:

by   -   July 24, 2011

The Kinect phenomena highlights the market for low-cost sensors and also the ingenuity of the world of roboticists and hackers taking advantage of these breakthroughs.
iRobot’s AVA – an inexpensive mobile platform connected to a two-way vision tablet – is going to help and is partnering into healthcare and other fields with it’s AVA robot. Other vendors (Vgo, Luna, BiliBot, etc.) also making inroads with low-cost telepresence robots.
The use of series elastic actuators changes the whole approach to manufacturing robots. Besides being cheaper, robots are able to safely interact with people thereby ridding the necessity for a “cage.”
Open sourcing and app store concepts (e.g.: RoboEarth) are taking hold in the robotics world as Apple has pioneered and others are following in the computer and communications world.