Roboticare

Outsourcing health and medical care to technology
Implications - Doctors and nurses are increasingly being assisted—or replaced—by technological advances in robotics and machinery. Routine medical visits may become less commonplace in the future as robotic devices that assist in at-home, self diagnostic health care inundate the marketplace.
SCORE: 3.2
Mild Top 6 Examples: 52,264 Total Clicks Feb 09 - Oct 09
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Immortality Through Robots - The 'Oboe' Robot Keeps Memories of Your Loved One Alive
SCORE: 3.9
Warm 6,721 Clicks Pub: Feb 22, 09
Immortality Through Robots
The 'Oboe' Robot Keeps Memories of Your Loved One Alive
Though none of us, to my knowledge, has the Highlander gift of immortality, the Japanese aim seems to be to take us as close as possible to acquiring it. Albeit in a creepy cybernetic way, 'Oboe' is designed… [More]
Nurse Robots - RIBA Assists and Interacts with Humans
SCORE: 3
Warm 17,633 Clicks Pub: Aug 28, 09
Nurse Robots
RIBA Assists and Interacts with Humans
The RIBA robot, which stands for “Robot for Interactive Body Assistance,” is ready to take over for human nurses in hospitals. Designed by Japan’s Institute of Physical and Chemical Research and… [More]
Home Medicine Machines - Watinee Leewongjaroen's Memo Saves Seniors
SCORE: 2.4
Mild 8,908 Clicks Pub: May 15, 09
Home Medicine Machines
Watinee Leewongjaroen's Memo Saves Seniors
The Memo is exactly what it sounds like. Well, not completely, but the intention is all there. Watinee Leewongjaroen’s Memo is an at-home robot built to provide care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease.… [More]
Micro-Medical Tests - Signos Personal Ultrasound by Signostics Holds 20,000 Images
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 7,211 Clicks Pub: Jun 2, 09
Micro-Medical Tests
Signos Personal Ultrasound by Signostics Holds 20,000 Images
Signostics’ Signos Personal Ultrasound is the latest in medical testing. Signos weighs about half a pound and is about the size of a PDA. The small size of this ultrasound system will allow smaller… [More]
Cute Rehabilitation Robots - Taizou Offers Beneficial Exercises While Keeping a Smile on His Face
SCORE: 2.2
Mild 6,061 Clicks Pub: Sep 11, 09
Cute Rehabilitation Robots
Taizou Offers Beneficial Exercises While Keeping a Smile on His Face
The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has revealed a new innovation in physiotherapy. Taizou is a very happy and lovable robot that is designed to assist the elderly… [More]
Artificial Bones That Grow - The Wright Medical REPIPHYSIS Implants for Pedatric Patients
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 5,730 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 09
Artificial Bones That Grow
The Wright Medical REPIPHYSIS Implants for Pedatric Patients
When children have cancer that invades their bones, they often face multiple surgeries and a lifetime of problems. The fact that the bones in a child are still growing means that tampering with those bones… [More]
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