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St. John's Hospital Acquires Latest Technology in Robotic-Assisted Surgery

... to acquire a dual console da Vinci surgical robot , and one of three hospitals in the United States ... With the dual console, a surgeon training on the robot can work side-by-side with the expert surgeon ... and infertility procedures. The da Vinci robot allows a surgeon to operate through a console ...

Veterans Affairs Researchers Study Benefits of Robot for Ankle Rehabilitation

... are conducting research using a novel ankle robot ("Anklebot"), invented by researchers ... preliminary clinical application of this ankle robot are presented in the June issue of IEEE ... are conducting research using a novel ankle robot ("Anklebot"), invented by researchers ...

A Robot That Reads Your Mind?

... -- European researchers say they have developed a robot that anticipates a human's needs. The ... put together a complicated toy. Because the robot knows the toy-building process, it observes the ... "Our tests were to see whether the human and robot could coordinate their work," Erlhagen said. ...

GeckoSystems Reveals Eldercare Capable Personal Robot Sales Forecasts

... announced today their eldercare capable personal robot sales forecasts for the years 2010 to 2014. ... a dynamic leader in the emerging Mobile Service robot (MSR) industry revolutionizing their development and usage with "Mobile robot Solutions for Safety, Security and Service(tm)." ...

U.S. Mobile Robot Co. Reveals Pacific Rim Sales Forecasts

... GCKO) announced today their Pacific Rim personal robot sales forecasts in the eldercare markets for the ... a dynamic leader in the emerging Mobile Service robot (MSR) industry revolutionizing their development and usage with "Mobile robot Solutions for Safety, Security and Service(tm)." ...

American Urological Association/Engineering & Urological Society 2009 -- news tips

... THAN ONE FOR PROSTATE SURGERY --Additional robot can help surgeon spot nerve bundle necessary to ... robotic prostate surgery by using a second robot for taking three-dimensional ultrasound images of ... Urology Robotics Laboratory developed a compact robot that holds and moves the ultrasound probe ...

Robotic assisted kidney cancer surgery proves to be beneficial to patients

... such as Fox Chase, are now using the da Vinci robot assisted surgical system for patients with kidney ... patients have experienced many benefits from the robot assisted approach, including shorter hospital ... Viterbo added, "Results of the study show robot assisted partial nephrectomy to be a safe and ...

Robot playmates monitor emotional state of children with ASD

... The day that robot playmates help children with autism learn the ... with the development of a system that allows a robot to monitor a child's emotional state. "There ... state of the children, which would allow the robot to respond automatically to their reactions." ...

A World First in Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Promises a More Cost-Effective, Patiently Friendly Future

... known, is a revolutionary, lightweight robot developed by EndoControl, headquartered in ... known, is a revolutionary, lightweight robot developed by EndoControl, headquartered in ... one assists at the patient bedside to assist the robot which contains the camera or endoscope and ...

Robots May Come to Aging Boomers' Rescue

... while it monitors the home environment. The robot can even spot trouble -- such as a person falling ... converse with their loved one while moving the robot around, doing some cleaning, for example, or ... granddaughter on the West Coast can get into the robot and visit with you outside in the garden, you can ...

New Website Launched, The Robot Report, Tracking The Business of Robotics

... THE robot REPORT is a new website dedicated to tracking the ... Barbara, CA (PRWEB) November 17, 2008 -- THE robot REPORT is a new website dedicated to tracking ... Educational and Research Facilities THE robot REPORT will be updated for news and for the ...

Alegent Health System Automates I.V. Preparation to Enhance Patient Safety

... chooses ForHealth Technologies' IntelliFill i.v. robot to reduces errors and hospital ... is expected to install the IntelliFill i.v. robot in December 2008 and plans to use the system as ... fill model. The speed and accuracy with which the robot produces I.V. doses will allow for the automation ...

Charlotte Children's Hospital Gets a Delivery from Aethon's Train-Themed Robot This Fall

... of its train-themed "JR" autonomous mobile robot to children's hospitals across the country. Also, ... to pediatric patients in December. The Levine robot is being funded by a grant from the Dreamcatcher ... that having the medications delivered by a robot modeled after a train might make the prospect of ...

Aethon's Train-Themed Delivery Robot Available To Children's Hospitals Nationwide

... of its train-themed "JR" autonomous mobile robot to children's hospitals across the country and ... that having the medications delivered by a robot modeled after a train might make the prospect of ... JR is based on Aethon's TUG, a mobile autonomous robot that transports medical equipment and supplies. ...

Yale's Scassellati gets Microsoft 'breakthrough research award' for robotics

... allow untrained users to provide feedback to a robot in human-robot interactions. Its not what you ... currently exist to support this kind of robot recognition, said Avi Silberschatz , professor ... work is a way to give robots social feedback. A robot or computer that can recognize human social ...

TU Delft robot Flame walks like a human

... equipment. If you try to teach a robot to walk, you will discover just how complex an ... has demonstrated for the first time that a robot can be both energy-efficient and highly stable. ... as an unstable movement. Next he built a new robot with which he was able to demonstrate the ...

Animal behavior turned into robots and more at 4th international AMAM symposium

... of yesteryear turned into todays reality. A robot Zoo of crawling, leaping, creeping and swimming mechanical devices with names like AMOS-WD06, robot III and AmphiBot will be on public display on ... faculty) and together they developed their first robot based on insect movement. Quinn and Ritzmann ...

First steps toward autonomous robot surgeries

... the engineers started with a rudimentary tabletop robot whose eyes used a novel 3-D ultrasound technology ... 3-D information, processing it, and giving the robot specific commands to perform. In a number of ... achieved these early results with a rudimentary robot and a basic artificial intelligence program, the ...

Study finds that minimally invasive robotic bypass surgery provides health and economic benefits

... invasive heart bypass surgery using a DaVinci robot means a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery ... on April 26, 2008. Using a surgical robot increases the cost of each bypass case by about ... studys co-authors. While the DaVinci surgical robot is in widespread use for prostate surgery, the ...

Faux Fido eases loneliness in nursing home residents as well as real dog, SLU study finds

... medium-sized gentle mutt, and Aibo, a doggie robot once manufactured by Sony that looks like a ... animal-assisted therapy whether from a dog or a robot is one answer for addressing that, he says. ... one, Banks says. A person could get tired of a robot following him around. But if you could change ...

Babies Driving Robots at University

... real world environment," Agrawal said. The tiny robot is ringed with sensors that can determine ... Thus, UD1 was born. The researchers took their robot to the UD Early Learning Center, which has a wide ... infants, a gymnasium for initial training on the robot and a varied outdoor landscape to use as a ...

Cardiorobotics Closes $11.6M Series A Financing to Advance Clinical Development of Snake Robot for Surgery

... -- Cardiorobotics, Inc., a medical device company developing snake robot technologies for use in a wide range of surgical and interventional ... About Cardiorobotics, Inc. Cardiorobotics, Inc. is developing snake robot technologies for use in a wide range of surgical and interventional ...

Ochsner 1st in Louisiana to use Robotics in Living-Donor Kidney Transplant for Faster Recovery

... lives, free of restrictions. Dr. Cohen explains that the daVinci robot is only used to remove a kidney, not to transplant it into a recipient. ... with increased precision and dexterity. "The high magnification of the robot allows us to better visualize and dissect blood vessels, making an ...

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab Group Joins OrthoCare Innovations

... of advanced dexterity for future ground explosive ordnance disposal robot systems. He also leads the common architecture and overall systems engineering efforts for the Navy's Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal robot Systems. About OrthoCare Innovations OrthoCare Innovations is ...

Robotic approach to urothelial cancer of the kidney proves to be beneficial for patients

... her colleague David Y.T. Chen, MD, demonstrate the four-arm technique for robot assisted distal ureterectomy. In the video, Viterbo is shown ... two assistant ports were successfully positioned in a manner similar to robot assisted radical prostatectomy." This approach resulted in the usual ...

Health Robotics Announces European Launch of i.v.STATION(TM) and Global List of 2009 Installations

... -- Health Robotics today announced the European launch of its i.v.STATION robot with a demonstration at the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists ... with Health Robotics. After developing the only existing Chemotherapy IV robot [CytoCare], we have now leapfrogged the competition in non-hazardous IV ...

Sensitive, Smart and Strong - Too Bad it's Just a Robotic Arm

... and roboticists that he leads decided that the best way to make a robot that is intelligent, flexible and sensitive is to model it on the human ... tasks," says van der Smagt. "If you compare that to any robot system, it's oceans apart." After two-and-a-half years of ...

'Paro,' the Baby Seal Service Robot From Japan, Finds a New Home in the United States With Help From JETRO

... and Canada sales and distribution outlet for the Japanese "Paro" therapy robot through an agreement with Intelligent Systems Co., Ltd. (ISC) of Japan, ... this year that led to the formal agreement. "Paro" is an advanced robot modeled after a baby harp seal, used to provide the benefits of animal ...

Prime Minister views innovative health technology at Imperial College London

... greatly enhanced vision, dexterity, precision and control. The DaVinci robot is especially important for minimal invasive surgery - an area pioneered ... accuracy and a very steady hand. Enabling the surgeon to operate via a robot represents the perfect marriage of human skill with technological advances ...

Robotics insights through flies' eyes

... must have a simpler and more efficient way of processing images from the eyes into visual perception, and that is a subject of intense interest for robot builders. Even today, robots have great difficulty perceiving their surroundings through their cameras, and even more difficulty making sense of what ...

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center Celebrates Successful First Year

... system, the next generation 3D mapping system. In addition, the Institute, one of only a handful of facilities in the country with both the Hansen robot and a state-of-the-art Stereotaxis lab for the treatment of heart rhythm disorders, recently received a second Hansen Robot. With the ...

Parata Adopts 'Smart Service' for Next-Generation Solutions

... to a proactive and predictive one," Snow explains. Components to be monitored initially by Parata include compressor temperature, motor current, robot position, machine start-up and shut-down frequency, cycle times, counting rates, and counting history by drug and cell. Axeda is the leading ...

Preoperative MR may assist surgeons in nerve sparing during robotic prostatectomy

... and conservative techniques are less likely to cause impotency than RALP," said Dr. McClure. "RALP is becoming more common. When using the robot in surgery, the surgeon has improved visualization and manual dexterity but at a loss of sense of touch," he said. "MR before RALP appears to ...

Aurora Health Care Unveils ORBIT, A Cutting-Edge Research Instrument

... over from their lab tests is sent to the ORBIT center. Eventually, other specimens, such as saliva or tissue, could be collected. At the center, a robot extracts DNA from the blood, bar codes the specimen and stores it in a freezer that holds up to 76,800 vials. Bar coding allows the specimen to ...

Robotic Surgery Practical for Some Head, Neck Tumors

... Alabama at Birmingham. The study was published in the April issue of the Archives of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery . "The surgical robot has several advantages over traditional endoscopic and open [surgery] approaches, including three-dimensional visualization, tremor filtration ...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Receives Quality Certificate

... equipped with proprietary software for 3-D preoperative surgical planning, and the ROBODOC(R) Surgical Assistant, a computer-controlled surgical robot utilized for precise cavity and surface preparation for hip and knee replacement surgeries. The ROBODOC(R) Surgical System has been cleared by ...

Cell microenvironments hold key to future stem cell therapies

... happens next." The MEArrays were fabricated using micro patterning technology originally adapted by co-author Nelson that LaBarge "tweaked." A robot imprinted arrays of 2,304 individual combinations of molecules onto a rubber-coated glass microscope slide (the rubber facilitates adsorption of the ...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Announces 510(k) Submission to FDA for Total Knee Arthroplasty Application

... equipped with proprietary software for 3-D preoperative surgical planning, and the ROBODOC(R) Surgical Assistant, a computer-controlled surgical robot utilized for precise cavity and surface preparation for hip and knee replacement surgeries. The ROBODOC(R) Surgical System has been cleared by ...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Names Brent D. Mittelstadt as President & CEO

... equipped with proprietary software for 3-D preoperative surgical planning, and the ROBODOC(R) Surgical Assistant, a computer-controlled surgical robot utilized for precise cavity and surface preparation for hip and knee replacement surgeries. The DigiMatch(TM) ROBODOC(R) Surgical System has ...

The 2009 Leibniz Prize: Eleven new scientific discoverers

... on probabilistic robotics has been especially groundbreaking, having shown that it is possible to estimate the position and orientation of a mobile robot efficiently, even without knowing its starting position. Previously, it had been assumed that this would not be practically possible. On the one ...
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