The prototype developed by researchers at RMIT in Australia is capable of electronically replicating the way human skin senses pain such as touch, pain and heat. It would also provide “near-instant” feedback if pressure and temperatures hit levels that would
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Researchers have developed an ‘electronic skin’ that can process information faster than the human nervous system
Inspired by Star Wars, a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore has developed an ‘electronic skin’ that gives amputees with prosthetics the ability to ‘touch’. The artificial skin uses more than 100 small sensors and is about 1
Led by Elvia Partners SAS, a Parisian investment fund, Inheart SAS completed its first funding round of €3.6 million to improve cardiac arrhythmia treatment using medical imaging, artificial intelligence and digital simulation. The technology is provided as a cloud-based service where cardiologists
Siren develops smart socks that can prevent diabetics from having their legs amputated, raises $11.8 million in funding.
Siren, a medical device company that has developed breakthrough technology to embed microsensors within fabric, raises $11.8 million in funding led by Anathema Ventures. Siren’s Socks and Foot Monitoring System wearable technology continuously track foot temperature, sending information to your doctor
Researchers at ETH Zurich’s Computational Robotics Lab have created a robot, called RoboCut, that sculpts Styrofoam just like an artist. RoboCut proposes a method that uses a dual-arm robot setup to actively control the shape of a flexible, heated rod as
Boston Dynamics has announced in a blogpost that it will be releasing a payload and application architecture for their mobile robot in order to protect healthcare workers amid COVID-19. Now that we have a pandemic to deal with, Spot has been
Psychotherapy via video technology is booming. The start-up HelloBetter is expanding its range thanks to millions of euros in financing. HelloBetter aims to help with people depression, stress, anxiety, panic and other psychological complaints. While many start-ups fear their existence in
The tech giants on Friday said they will release tools for software developers to create tracing apps that record when smartphones come into close contact with each other. Such apps could enable users to track infected people that tested positive
Inovio has said it has received a $5 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate the testing of a proprietary smart device for intradermal delivery of a vaccine (INO-4800) to treat the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.