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roombot robotic furniture
2014-05-26 04:17:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’ve ever wished that you could just say the word and have your furniture automatically move around and change shape, researchers from the Swiss Biorobotics Laboratory (BioRob) at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) are developing small Lego-brick like robots that could make your dreams come true. Known as Roombots, these 22 centimeter long robotic modules are said to resemble a pair of large dice that are...

Robotic Turtle Explores Shipwrecks
2013-11-27 09:05:11

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online An exciting new technology will premiere at the Robot Safari in London. An underwater robot turtle called U-CAT is designed to descend the ocean depths and infiltrate the fascinating scene of a shipwreck. U-CAT is an extremely maneuverable robot that utilizes similar locomotion principles to a sea turtle. Each of U-CAT’s four flippers are independently driven which is what enables such efficient maneuverability. Not only can...

Robotic Cat Based On Feline Anatomy
2013-06-17 13:56:19

Watch the video “A Robot That Runs Like A Cat” Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many robotics engineers are turning to nature for inspiration, and a team from the prestigious École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in France has developed a new robot based on detailed observations of a house cat. The EPFL researchers say practical applications of the "cheetah-cub robot” could include search and rescue...

2011-07-27 08:39:00

CATANIA, Italy, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa, a world center of excellence in advanced robotics and one of Italy's most prestigious universities, have today announced the creation of a joint laboratory for research and innovation in bio-robotics, smart systems and microelectronics. Supporting the expansion of research in...

2010-08-12 07:58:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, August 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that BioRobotics, on the heels of its unprecedented market success with its line of Oncology Surgery robots, has exclusively selected Health Robotics' i.v.STATION Robot and i.v.SOFT Workflow Engine to complete its objective to become the gold standard for IV Admixtures Automation in the Republic of Korea, building on top of its CytoCare exclusive agreement nine months ago. "Expanding our CytoCare...

2009-11-12 08:00:00

BOZEN, SUD-TYROL, Italy, November 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that Innomed/BioRobotics, on the heels of its prior market success with Oncology Surgery robots, has exclusively selected Health Robotics' CytoCare(TM) Robot to reach its objective to become the gold standard for Oncology Robotics IV Admixtures in the Republic of Korea and synergistically provide an end-to-end Cancer Robotics solution. "We are very pleased to reach 100% territorial coverage for...

2009-09-17 14:01:26

New software protocol enables interoperability among telesurgical systems Using a new software protocol called the Interoperable Telesurgical Protocol, nine research teams from universities and research institutes around the world recently collaborated on the first successful demonstration of multiple biomedical robots operated from different locations in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. SRI International operated its M7 surgical robot for this demonstration. In a 24-hour period, each...

2007-04-19 00:00:00

By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP SEATTLE - Doctors and scientists from the University of Washington will get a glimpse of what it would be like to do remote surgery in space when a portable medical robot they created will be tested next month in an underwater environment designed by NASA to simulate zero gravity. The portable robot, which can be controlled over the Internet by a human surgeon many miles away, is being developed with money from the U.S. Defense Department to be used to treat...

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