Researchers describe how an electrode array sitting on top of the brain enabled a 30-year-old paralyzed man to control the movement of a character on a computer screen in three dimensions and also to move a robot arm.
She's just 5'5" and quiet, but don't let her demure looks fool you - she's a ruthless killer who moves at the speed of light. Meet Tru-D, the newest member of Vancouver General Hospital's (VGH) Housekeeping and Infection Control teams.
The objective of a new research proposal is to develop chemical marking techniques (artificial pheromone) for information transmittal for a robotic swarm performing cooperative tasking in a fixed formation.
Cutting-edge technology has enabled a team of experts to build remote buoys and robot platforms incorporating miniaturised sensors. Able to identify pollution types and measure concentrations in large bodies of water, this represents an ingenious advance for environmental monitoring.
Imagine an intelligent system managing the surgical tool sterilization process in a hospital - ensuring safe delivery of care, enabling new levels of hospital efficiency, and delivering with surgical accuracy all of the medical devices doctors need to perform life-saving procedures.