News - 22 Oct 2019
Walking may not look like a big task for most people, but for others, this basic activity can often feel strenuous. For patients recovering from stroke or surgery, those with restricted mobility,...
News - 20 Jul 2017
Some middle schoolers spend their summers lounging poolside or visiting grandma. Others spend part of vacation building robots.
During the Women in Robotics Summer Youth Program at Michigan...
News - 31 Oct 2013
Imagine the obstacles a blind person who relies on sound will face if he loses his hearing as he ages. Or the difficulty a long-term wheelchair user will confront as she develops arthritis in her...
News - 24 May 2013
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced an affiliation agreement to collaborate on educational programs, research, and development of new...
News - 8 Feb 2011
Zachary Melnik, student of Viera High School, is working on developing a robot that could help disabled people.
He has designed a robot weighing 10 pounds and capable of climbing a staircase. It...
News - 30 Oct 2015
Wearable robots, exoskeletons units are evolving additional functionality rapidly. Wearable robots functionality is used to assist to personal mobility via exoskeleton robots. They promote upright...
News - 1 Oct 2015
Mobile service robots developed by computer scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, could soon be helping elderly people stay independent and active for longer.
A new international project...
News - 10 Mar 2021
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of 16 academic institutions selected for Toyota Research Institute's (TRI) collaborative research program.
Founded in 2015 and now in its second wave...
News - 20 Sep 2010
Adaptable Ambient Living Assistant (ALIAS) program is expected to be launched by a collaboration of five private enterprises, three academic institutes and an end-user organization pertaining to...
News - 20 Mar 2019
Caregivers for Dementia Patients Design Robots to Reduce Emotional Stress and Handle Daily Tasks
For a long time, roboticists have aimed to design robots that can help people with dementia. Yet...