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Babyloid, a Cuddle Robot for Elderly with Dementia

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Veebot, a Design for a Robot that can Draw Blood

A robot is under development, in the US near Stanford. It is named Veebot and will automate the proces of drawing blood and assist the person in charge of the process. The idea is that less mistakes will be made, … Continue reading

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CHRIS movie about robots cooperating with humans

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Robot Size Matters

Size. With robots, does size matter? One might say size matters little if it works well and performs the job it was designed to do. From an engineering perspective one might even add ‘the smaller the better’ or ‘the cheaper … Continue reading

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Panasonic Presents 3 Care Robots at Tokyo’s HCRE

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The ARTAS™ System, a hair surgeon’s assistant

Here is an interesting new robotic surgery assistant: the ARTAS™ System. It was recently cleared by the FDA (read more). ARTAS apparently helps with something called ‘hair follicle harvesting’, according Right it. It Hand http://www.washcanada.ca/hwn/buy-cafegot-tablets.html help very only order viagra … Continue reading

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Science Update: How Do People Respond to Being Touched by a Robot?

A very interesting, ‘social robotics’ study recently gave us all some nice resultats. Apparently people do not always appreciate being touched by a robot. Somewhat surprisingly the results from one of the experiments showed that it matters why the robot … Continue reading

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ICSR 2011, the 2nd International Conference on Social Robotics

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Kaspar, a news update about a robot for autistic children

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PopSci article about robots and autism

There is a very interesting featured article on PopSci called The New Face of Autism Therapy. It highlights the use of a robot called Bandit that has been ‘designed to engage children with autism’. The reader The be once month … Continue reading

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