News - 7 Feb 2017
Scientists at the Imperial College London have developed new sensor technology for a robotic prosthetic arm for detecting nerve signals in the spinal cord.
In order to control the prosthetic,...
News - 18 Mar 2016
Panasonic released a video featuring its assist robots, which support the everyday lives of workers and the elderly. The company has applied the advanced control and sensor technologies that it has...
News - 16 Feb 2016
Believed to be a first, biomedical engineers and physicians at the John Hopkins Medicine have reported their successful effort to wiggle fingers separately and individually, using a mind-controlled...
News - 12 Nov 2015
Gemini, a waterdrop-shaped, two-wheel, self-balancing robot with two distinct personalities, will accommodate consumers' leisure needs more than ever before. The Gemini Kickstarter campaign...
News - 25 Feb 2015
Three Austrian men have become the first in the world to undergo a new technique called "bionic reconstruction", enabling them to use a robotic prosthetic hand controlled by their mind,...
News - 16 Oct 2013
New research at the University of Chicago is laying the groundwork for touch-sensitive prosthetic limbs that one day could convey real-time sensory information to amputees via a direct interface with...
News - 6 Jun 2013
Researchers in the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering have developed a new noninvasive system that allows people to control a flying robot using only their mind. The...
Article - 3 Apr 2014
Actuator is an electromechanical device or a motor that controls a robotic system by converting electrical energy into motion. The source of energy of the actuators can be compressed air, pressurized...
M.E.A. Incorporated manufactures an Electric Rotary Actuator designed to rotate the steam admission valve cam shaft on large driven turbines.The actuator rotation can be as much as 300 degrees and...
Article - 29 Dec 2012
In this series of Building the Human Body, focus is given to the design and development of the bionic hand.