Keyword: Robotics

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Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Infiplast, a plastics company for medical devices, was asked to design, prototype, test, and manufacture a critical component for ventilators.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The device uses soft robotics, ultra-thin electronics, and microfluidics.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
Applications: Robotics, Automation & Control
See how robots are helping to treat cardiac arrhythmias.
Technology Leaders: FDA/Regulatory
There are no true "medical robots," says an industry expert. Here's why.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The sensors improve the safety and precision of industrial robotic arms.
R&D: Robotics, Automation & Control
The device can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
Briefs: Medical
A brain-machine interface coupled with robot offers increased benefits for stroke survivors.
Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control
Learn about the motion-control options that give robot makers a wider stride than their competitors.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible TRACE sensor patches can be placed on the skin to measure blood flow in superficial arteries.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Smaller parts and devices will likely play bigger roles in the advancement of robotic surgery and telesurgery.
Technology Leaders: Design
Start simple, collaborate early, and seek deep expertise are just three of the important ideas in a post-pandemic medical market.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Briefs: Medical
The fibers measure subtle and complex fabric deformations.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The software enables people using robotic prosthetics to walk in a more natural manner on different types of terrain.
Global Innovations: Robotics, Automation & Control
R&D: Robotics, Automation & Control
A blood-sampling robot performed as well (or better) than people.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Many manufacturers still struggle to digitize the “last mile” of their factory floor.
Briefs: Medical

University of Toronto engineering researchers have developed a super stretchy, transparent, and self-powering sensor that records the complex sensations of human skin. Dubbed artificial...

R&D: Medical

Stretchable skin-like robots that can be rolled up and put in your pocket have been developed by a team using a new way of embedding artificial muscles and electrical adhesion into soft...

Briefs: Medical

Combining new classes of nanomembrane electrodes with flexible electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly control an electric wheelchair,...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

EPFL scientists are developing new approaches for improved control of robotic hands — in particular for amputees — that combines individual finger control and...

R&D: Medical

Researchers have developed highly programmable actuators that, similar to the human hand, combine soft and hard materials to perform complex movements. These materials have great potential for...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

Researchers have created a new type of tiny 3D printed robot that moves by harnessing vibration from piezoelectric actuators, ultrasound sources, or even tiny speakers. Swarms of these...

Briefs: AR/AI

Engineers have shown it is technically possible to guide a tiny robotic capsule inside the colon to take micro-ultrasound images. Known as a Sonopill, the device could one day...

Briefs: Medical

A team of polymer chemists and engineers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new methodology that can be used to create a class of stretchable polymer...

Briefs: Motion Control

As more medical companies seek robots for increasingly complex tasks such as robotic-assisted surgeries, systems developers tasked with building these robots see an...

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John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control

FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.