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Five finalists chosen for RoboBowl healthcare robotics competition

October 5, 2011

Five finalists in the RoboBowl next-generation competition for healthcare robotic devices hosted by CMU were announced. Each wins $5,000. The best of the five wins another $20,000.
Proposals include (1) personalized video games and robotics for stroke and trauma patients; (2) toy-like robots that therapeutically interact with autistic children; (3) providing low-cost robots for STEM education and therapy outreach; (4) integrating the latest search and rescue robots with medical diagnostics and treatment technologies; and (5) a haptic feedback system from contact to the surgeon’s fingertips.
Presentations before a distinguished panel of judges. Winner to be chosen October 13; prize given October 14.

Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series... read more



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