Andros, a robot that has starred in a popular Hollywood film, The Hurt Locker, will take a center stage at the Military Bowl.
Kadena Air Base of Japan announced that it has deployed a robot called PharmASSIST Robotx at its pharmacy.
NASA has developed the first human-like robot, which eventually will be flying in space. NASA is expecting to launch the Robonaut 2 on February 3, 2011, aboard the Discovery space shuttle. The robot will be the first humanoid to fly in space.
World’s first testing facility for life-assisting robots has been established in the Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan.
The Upper Dublin High School announced that its robotics team will participate in the FIRST Robotics Competition world championship.
Schools in Daegu, South Korea are testing robots to teach English. Currently, 29 Engkey robots are being tested in elementary schools.
China SHESAYS Medical Cosmetology, which runs a chain of medical cosmetology hospitals, skincare centers and clinics in Sichuan province, China, has become the first medical cosmetology firm to deploy the CEREC AC porcelain teeth 3D restoration robot at its hospital in Chengdu.
Susan Hunter, a gynecological obstetrician based in Harlingen, Texas has performed the 100th robot-assisted surgery, creating medical history in the Rio Grande Valley.
Alion Science and Technology, a company specializing in defense operational support services, is working to improve the robotic prosthetic limb technology for defense amputees.
Wellness and medical equipment producer, Simulated Environment Concepts (SE Concepts) announced that its flagship SpaCapsule robotic massage therapy system has been featured in the FrontGate and Hammacher-Schlemmer publications, as the sales have been improving in the holiday season.
Honeywell’s HRDP and Fusion product portfolio’s integration with ESI’s alarm receiver front end and video/client server end central station modules enables security installers to provide a complete centrally monitored DVR solution.
China-based automation and control applications and technologies provider, Hollysys Automation Technologies has secured about US$ 33.63 million supply contract for its ground-based high-speed rail signaling system for Beijing-Shijiazhuang-Wuhan high-speed rail line.
Des Moines, Iowa-based Mercy Medical Center has recently deployed a completely automated system called ‘the line’ for testing and storing blood serum.
Blessing Hospital has recently bought a da Vinci Surgical System to perform minimally invasive hysterectomy surgeries. Studies on the robotic system reveal that it reduces infection risk, pain, and avoids common human hand tremors.
RMA Electronics, an international distributor of vision-related products, video security and industrial video products for a number of brands including Fujinon, Hitachi, Sony, Pentax, Kowa and Euresys, has introduced a new line of Pentax machine vision lenses, C30823KP and C31635KP, for five MP cameras.