Robot Revolution

“When it comes to robots, we’ve only just begun to explore the possibilities!” I entered the Museum of Science and Industry this morning with wide eyes and a childlike curiosity.  As soon as we pulled up outside, we were greeted by a large banner of a robot.  I exclaimed, “Okay, I don’t care how much […]

BUDDY: Companion Robot

So many robots have been developed since my post on Big Hero 6 and Robots in Real Life.  More recently, I’ve written about LEKA, a robotic toy developed for children with special needs.  In today’s post, I’m going to discuss yet another robotic companion called BUDDY. BUDDY was recently funded on Indiegogo and is noted to be […]

Robear: Robot Bear Nurse

It’s 2015.  Smartphones, tablets, and other smart devices have been sewn into the fabric of our daily lives.  Because smart technologies are so common, it can be assumed that a majority of individuals are familiar with robots in some form.  In terms of assistive technology, the field of robotics offers an indefinite amount of promise.  This is […]

Top Assistive Technologies of 2014

As it is the last day of the year, I wanted to take a moment to point out how exciting this year was for assistive technology.  What were some of the most noted advancements?  This was indubitably the year of wearable technology, with the release of Google Glass and several other wearables.  But overall, 2014’s technology paved […]