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Intuition Robotics Raises $6 Million

Intuition Robotics is a Jerusalem based company that make a robot called ElliQ and has just raised $6 million from iRobot and OurCrowd. The robot is an assistant for elderly people that Intuition Robotics says is an  “autonomous active aging … Continue reading

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Obi, The Robot That Helps You Eat

Desi LLC, makers of Obi, have created a robot that helps feed people with disabilities. A care giver sets the robot up and fills the bowls with food.  The robot is then taught where to move to by simply moving … Continue reading

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Robots Help Elderly Stay Independent Longer

A robot named Alfie is helping elderly residents stay independent longer. The robot in use is a KOMPAI robot by Robosoft. Alfie is part of the ENRICHME (ENabling Robot and assisted living environment for Independent Care and Health Monitoring of … Continue reading

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Bionic Finger

Bionic hands have been around for several years now, but bionic fingers enabling a sense of touch are new. For the first time a bionic finger has enabled a person to tell the difference between rough and smooth surfaces with … Continue reading

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iRobot’s RP-VITA Healthcare Robot

iRobot has partnered with InTouch Health to create a new healthcare robot called RP-VITA (Remote Presence Virtual + Independent Telemedicine Assistant). Basically this is a telepresence robot so that doctors can see patients without actually being in the same hospital … Continue reading

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