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11 things to know about robotic surgery

Robotic surgery is being performed more, both in the inpatient and outpatient spheres. While some surgeons still do not see the value in this technology, others swear by it.


Medical Technology

Online course recommendation: Embedded Systems - Shape the World

I have started an online course about the Tiva C Launchpad(TM4C123) embedded system.

This is an Arduino like board with Arm processor. It has the same kind of developing environment as for the Arduino, for Tiva C it’s called… 295 more words


RoboCup: Participating in World's Biggest Robot and AI #Hackathon

Team MU-L8: Sally, Matt, Adrianna, Ryan, LEIA (robot), TARZ (not pictured) and Dr. Andrew Williams, Marquette University, HEIR Lab

This week, our students in the Marquette University Humanoid Engineering & Intelligent Robotics (HEIR) Lab are participating in perhaps the largest and the oldest robot hackathon in the world, RoboCup, in Hefei, China.   589 more words


[ARTICLE] A Combined Clinic-Home Approach for Upper Limb Robotic Therapy after Stroke: A Pilot Study



•Examined the feasibility of a combined clinic-home-based intervention for an EMG-controlled wearable robotic elbow brace

•6-week home program was feasible and effective

•Participants had significant improvements in arm impairment and self-reported functional use of the arm from baseline to discharge, and continued to report significant improvement in actual use at 3-month follow up… 256 more words

Upper Limb

What Features Will Next-Generation Medical Devices Include?

The highly regulated medtech industry is notoriously slow to adopt new technologies, opting instead to wait until the kinks are worked out before incorporating them into its designs. 32 more words

Medical Device

6 Robotic Breakthroughs That Could Matter for Medtech

From Star Wars to the Terminator series, robots have awesome abilities—often exceeding those of mere humans. But reality has not caught up with the vision of science fiction writers. 61 more words

Medical Technology

Co-Robots for CompuGirls: Teaching Girls to be Tech Social Innovators

Earlier this month, we wrapped up five weeks of teaching Latina girls in an under-resourced school district in Phoenix, how to program humanoid robots in Python, and to use these robots to address needs and create solutions for their communities.   675 more words