Medicalrobot

01.25.13
FDA approves iRobot RP-VITA telepresence robot for use in hospitals
01.25.13

FDA approves iRobot RP-VITA telepresence robot for use in hospitals

iRobot's robots physicians have been wanting to offer their diagnostic assistance for around six m...

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07.24.12
iRobot, InTouch Health unveil RP-VITA telepresence robot, let doctors phone in bedside manner
07.24.12

iRobot, InTouch Health unveil RP-VITA telepresence robot, let doctors phone in bedside manner

In case you missed the memo, there's quite a bit more to iRobot than adorable autonomous vacuums -...

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11.22.10
LSUHSC hires surgical robot to remove salivary stone
11.22.10

LSUHSC hires surgical robot to remove salivary stone

Louisiana State University's Health Sciences Center has just enlisted the support of a surgical robo...

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08.13.10
Yurina health care robot promises to help lift, terrify patients
08.13.10

Yurina health care robot promises to help lift, terrify patients

We already got a look at a robot wheelchair that was on display at the recent Next-Generation Robot...

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12.11.09
New robotic system could let surgeons operate on a beating heart
12.11.09

New robotic system could let surgeons operate on a beating heart

It may not have been put into practice just yet, but it looks like a new robotic-assisted system cou...

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11.05.09
iRobot creates new business unit for healthcare robotics
11.05.09

iRobot creates new business unit for healthcare robotics

Well, it doesn't have a Roomba that will check up on your vitals just yet, but it looks like iRobot...

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08.27.09
Video: Human-carrying robot bear gets cuteness upgrade
08.27.09

Video: Human-carrying robot bear gets cuteness upgrade

The original RI-MAN may have had the whole human-carrying thing down while still managing to be som...

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07.07.09
Panasonic banks on robot drug dispensers
07.07.09

Panasonic banks on robot drug dispensers

Panasonic isn't the first company to turn to robots as a means for dispensing drugs, but it looks l...

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09.04.07
Heart muscle tissue powers new body roaming robots
09.04.07

Heart muscle tissue powers new body roaming robots

While we've seen a microbot that crawls across hearts, a new creature has been developed by gurus at...

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