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BeBop Sensors Introduces RoboSkin to Give Robots Tactile Awareness
BeBop Sensors said its RoboSkin uses patented, fabric-based sensors less than 1 mm thick to provide a sense of touch to humanoid robotic surfaces and prosthetic limbs.

Robotics Promises to Help People With Disabilities
The Paralympics are a good occasion to look at robotics, exoskeletons, prosthetics, and other assistive technologies in development.

Touchlab Develops Electronic Skin, Reaches ANA Avatar XPRIZE Finals
Touchlab, an ANA Avatar XPRIZE finalist, has developed thin sensors that can provide "electronic skin" and work with existing grippers and could have a variety of commercial uses.

ACE Controls Releases MC75 Miniature Shock Absorber for Robots, Other Tight Spaces
The MC75 shock absorbers are designed to provide high-energy damping in tight installation spaces in industrial manufacturing, materials handling, and robotics applications.

Human-Machine Interaction Is Still Evolving, Note Global Robot Cluster Panelists
The Global Robot Cluster co-hosted a virtual event with MassRobotics and Silicon Valley Robotics examining progress in human-robot interaction for healthcare and industrial uses.

ETH Zurich Researchers Test Neuro-Robotic Prosthesis That Restores Sensory Feedback
Most commercially available prosthetic limbs do not provide sensory feedback, but neuro-robotic prostheses could improve function and quality of life, say ETH Zurich researchers.

MassRobotics Offers STEM Programs With Toyota Research Institute Support
MassRobotics and corporate partners launched the Adopt a School Program in conjunction with National Robotics Week and the Jumpstart Fellowship Program to encourage high school students to consider STEM careers.

NGMedical Receives FDA OK for AM Titanium Cervical Interbody BEE
NGMedical achieves milestone with first FDA clearance for its spinal implants.

Formlabs Launches Fuse 1 Production-Ready 3D Printer
Shipping now, the Fuse 1 brings Surface Armor technology, a 70% powder refresh rate and the new versatile Nylon 12 powder to deliver a simplified industrial 3D printing workflow, company says.

3D Printing Ushers In Wave of New Cybersecurity Risks
AM used in a production capacity can be susceptible to design IP theft, counterfeiting and malicious operational interference. Here's what some researchers and vendors are doing to mitigate risk.

Lubrizol’s Powder TPU for 3D Printing Passes Skin Sensitization Tests
This enables ESTANE 3D TPU M95A to be a material solution for product designers exploring 3DP for end-use applications that require skin contact.

Lubrizol Releases TPU Powder Grade for HP Multi Jet Fusion Powder-Based 3D Printing Technology
The release of ESTANE 3D TPU M95A will allow Lubrizol customers to effectively target a variety of commercial TPU applications with an advanced additive manufacturing technology.

Online Manufacturing has Grown Beyond 3D Printing
3D printing is one of the 20th century's most catalytic inventions. The process empowers engineers to innovate in a revolutionary way, designing and building things we couldn't have imagined even...

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Lab Consolidates Global Network
Fifteen new disruptive projects and startups from Belgium, China, France, India, South Africa and the U.S. join the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab accelerator program.

DSM and Twikit Offer End-to-End 3D Printing Solutions
Companies collaborate on new 3D printed applications in the automotive, healthcare and footwear industries.

3D Printing Prostheses for Amputees
Watch how Livity Technologies uses rapid prototyping with Lulzbot 3D printers to bring carbon fiber prosthetic limbs to amputees in Jamaica.

3D Printing Increasingly Prescribed for Medical Apps
HP's Director of 3D Printing, Lee Dockstader outlines 3D printing opportunity in healthcare.

Engineering Girl Power Unleashed on Prosthetic Redesign
High school senior creates a lightweight, 3D-printed prosthetic foot for war vet showcasing how K-12 can nurture STEM path for female talent.

UC Berkeley Demonstrates ‘All at Once’ 3D Printing
New system uses light to create solid objects in a matter of minutes

Giving Machines the Sense of Touch
It's important to remember that the sensor is still in the early stages of development, yet the technology represents a step closer to giving robots, prosthetics and electronic devices the...



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