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Tiny robots to become “smart like insects”

RoboBee is a tiny robot. Another is the Harvard Ambulatory Microrobot, one robot a four-legged machine just 17 millimeters long and weighing less than 3 grams. It can scamper at a speed of .44 meters-per-second. And it’s developed more. Engineers have had success building tiny, insect-like robots, programming them to behave autonomously like real insects.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Innovation

KardiaBand is the first FDA-cleared medical device accessory for Apple Watch

The first FDA-cleared medical device accessory for Apple Watch, KardiaBand can record an EKG in 30 seconds with just a touch of its integrated sensor. Results from the Kardia App are displayed on the face of Apple Watch. AliveCor is also introducing SmartRhythm uses artificial intelligence in concert with inputs from Apple Watch's heart rate and activity sensors.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Innovation

The “Sarco capsule” - a machine to help people die

An innovation by an Australian doctor 70 old may potentially up suicide rates worldwide. You guess, it’s not intended to make the life longer, instead it was built to stop life with a single click. Philip Nitschke created a death machine with the aim of helping people commit suicide in an efficient and painless manner.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Innovation

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