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Algorithm Quickly Customizes Walking Exoskeleton

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh wrote and tested an algorithm for exoskeletons that customize the devices to a person’s walking pattern in about an hour. . . . → Read More: Algorithm Quickly Customizes Walking Exoskeleton

Exosuit Prototype Unveiled for Stroke Survivors

An assistive device with sensors and motors designed to help people with stroke and other muscle disorders walk more normally was demonstrated on 16 June. . . . → Read More: Exosuit Prototype Unveiled for Stroke Survivors

Computer Vision, Deep Learning Aid Prosthetic Hands

A built-in camera and artificial intelligence can improve the speed and grasping ability of a prosthetic hand, as shown in tests with people missing a hand. . . . → Read More: Computer Vision, Deep Learning Aid Prosthetic Hands

Algorithms Simplify, Improve Robot Grasping

Computer scientists at Georgia Institute of Technology developed a process that simplifies remote-controlled robotic grasping movements for end users. . . . → Read More: Algorithms Simplify, Improve Robot Grasping

Neural Technology Research Centers Launched

Research centers for accelerating new technologies that tackle nervous system disorders are opening at two universities in the U.S., with industry partners. . . . → Read More: Neural Technology Research Centers Launched

Medical Robotics Company Crowdfunding IPO

A medical robotics company spun-off from labs at MIT is issuing its initial public stock offering through equity crowdfunding, aiming to raise $15 million. . . . → Read More: Medical Robotics Company Crowdfunding IPO

Ford Investing $1B in Artificial Intelligence Start-Up

Ford Motor Company is investing $1 billion in a start-up enterprise that applies artificial intelligence to the operation and management of autonomous vehicles. . . . → Read More: Ford Investing $1B in Artificial Intelligence Start-Up

Human-Like Soft Touch Robotic Sensors Developed

A robotic hand with built-in sensors that can sense fine differences in shape and texture is being developed in an engineering lab at Cornell University. . . . → Read More: Human-Like Soft Touch Robotic Sensors Developed

Spinal Cord Injury Rehab Device in Development

A robotic device to improve the balance of people going through rehabilitation after spinal cord injury is being developed by an engineering-medical team from Columbia University and University of Louisville. . . . → Read More: Spinal Cord Injury Rehab Device in Development

Robo-Bacteria Engineered for Cancer Drug Delivery

A biomedical engineering team designed a technology for precise deployment of drugs to tumors with bacteria modified to deliver their cargoes. . . . → Read More: Robo-Bacteria Engineered for Cancer Drug Delivery