The system contains a 7-axis cobot arm, robotic liquid handlers for collection tube plating, PCR testing prep, a RT-qPCR analyzer, a hazardous waste bin, and control software.
Neo will clean the floors of the hospital, allowing staff to focus on high-touch items such as doorknobs, buttons, and other areas that require human dexterity to clean.
Faced with an over-burdened workforce and strict quality standards, one of Canada’s largest hospital networks automated one of its most time-consuming tasks.
Surgical robotics is a growing application for automation, but developers, integrators, and end users should understand how the technology is developing, the role of motors, and what procedures are applicable. Learn more in this week’s RoboBusiness Direct sessions.
On Dec. 3, learn from a Robot Operating System expert at the Southwest Research Institute how do develop safe advanced automation. In addition, a DreamVu robotics expert will discuss how omnidirectional 3D vision can help disinfection robots.
In his RoboBusiness Direct session, Dwight Meglan, who has worked at multiple surgical robotics startups, will examine critical factors for commercial success.
ARM will receive more than $600,000 to automate part of the COVID-19 testing process, which is limited by the number of technicians in the U.S.
The Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum seeks speakers for its second conference, which will be in Boston in September.
Use cases for mobile robots will likely continue to expand in 2020, both within and across industries. Here are some examples of where to look for new applications, writes columnist Kayla Matthews.
ABB opened its first global healthcare research hub on the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus, in Houston, Texas. ABB showcased a number of concept technologies, including a mobile YuMi robot that assists with laboratory and logistics tasks in hospitals. The dual-arm, mobile YuMi will be able to sense and navigate its way around its human […]
Advanced Osteotomy Tools needed a cobot that was easy to use and sensitive to surgeon direction for its CARLO laser bone surgery system. It found one in the LBR Med from KUKA.
WTWH Media, which produces Cobot Trends, has announced that registration for the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum is now open. The event will be in Silicon Valley on Dec. 9-10, 2019.
Robots for assistive, therapeutic, medical, and surgical use have strict motion control requirements. A panel at the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum will discuss what designers and users need to know.
Guided by artificial intelligence and powered by a robotic platform, a system developed by MIT researchers moves a step closer to automating the production of small molecules that could be used in medicine, solar energy, and polymer chemistry. The system, described in the August 8 issue of Science, could free up bench chemists from a […]
The Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum, which is produced by WTWH Media and The Robot Report, is looking for speakers to share their expertise on the design, development, and manufacture of commercial healthcare robotics systems.
ABB announced today that it will introduce collaborative robots to medical laboratories as it opens a new healthcare hub at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) innovation campus in Houston, Texas. The facility will be ABB’s first dedicated healthcare research center when it opens in October 2019. ABB’s research team will work on the TMC campus with […]
Inaugural conference and expo addressing healthcare robotics engineering challenges co-locates with DeviceTalks, a leading technical and business development event for the medical device sector. Business-to-Business publisher WTWH Media has announced the launch of the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum, an international conference and expo focused on easing, speeding and improving the design, development and manufacture of […]