Robotics & Automation

Robotics

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Robotics are finding a place in the medical field. Learn about the advantages of medical robots, and explore how the technologies are being deployed successfully.

Latest Briefs & News

INSIDER: Medical

Tiny tumbling soft robots that can be controlled with rotating magnetic fields can climb slopes, tumble upstream against fluid flow, and deposit substances at precise...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers are reporting a breakthrough in the field of materials science and engineering with the development of an electrochemical actuator that uses specialized organic...

INSIDER: Medical

Equipped with a color 3D camera, an inertial measurement sensor, and its own on-board computer, a newly improved robotic cane could offer blind and visually impaired users...

Special Reports: Materials
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Touchless switches, biocompatible adhesives, 3D-printing materials, and more.
Features: Test & Measurement
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
Briefs: Materials
The device uses soft robotics, ultra-thin electronics, and microfluidics.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Automation removes the possibility of human error in high-precision or repetitive processes.
Applications: Motion Control
See how robots are helping to treat cardiac arrhythmias.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
CT software, electric robot, molding material, and more.
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

A team of has demonstrated how adding brain stimulation evokes tactile sensations that make it easier for the operator to manipulate a brain-controlled robotic arm. In their experiment,...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have devleoped a new, high-performance artificial muscle technology that enables more human-like motion due to its flexibility and adaptability but outperforms...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

For the first time, BrainGate clinical trial participants with tetraplegia have demonstrated use of an intracortical wireless BCI with an external wireless transmitter....

INSIDER: Medical

Using sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) technology, newly developed exoskeleton legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own....

Supplements: FDA/Regulatory
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Products: Software
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
Briefs: Materials
The patch can be folded around surgical tools.
INSIDER: Medical

In the era of social distancing, using robots for some healthcare interactions is a promising way to reduce in-person contact between healthcare workers and sick patients. However, a key...

INSIDER: Medical

Working with computer simulations, researchers have developed a concept for a soft-bodied robot that can turn rigid on demand. The approach could enable a new generation of robots that combine the...

INSIDER: Medical

Robots that could take on basic healthcare tasks to support the work of doctors and nurses may be the way of the future. Who knows, maybe a medical robot can prescribe your medicine someday?...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Researchers have developed an easy way to make millirobots by coating objects with a glue-like magnetic spray. Driven by the magnetic field, the coated...

Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control
There are no true "medical robots," says an industry expert. Here's why.
INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

A new research effort aims to improve manufacturing of rapidly deployed structures in order to address future shortages of medical care and quarantine facilities. This...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The sensors improve the safety and precision of industrial robotic arms.
R&D: Semiconductors & ICs
The device can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
Briefs: Wearables
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: Materials
The two materials are interlocked as closely as links in a chain.
Features: Electronics & Computers
New sensors and high-performance microwiring are extending the performance of active myoelectric prosthetics.

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