Tag Archives: cybernetics

hal-exoskeleton

Great New Videos of Robot Suit HAL, The Exoskeleton From Cyberdyne

The cybernetically enhanced musclemen of the future have arrived! ...at Japanese nursing homes. Cyberdyne, makers of Robot Suit HAL, have been renting out the lower half... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/22/11

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Artificial Retina That Lets the Blind See Again – More Great Videos of the Argus!

The blind in Europe have reason to rejoice, the world's most advanced artificial retina has just received the CE Mark, approved for use in new patients. The Argus II,... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/8/11

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Medtronic’s Tiny Pacemaker – No leads, No Surgery, Wireless

Look at the nail on your smallest finger. Chances are that it's about twice as big as the pacemaker Medtronic is hoping to build in the next five years. The Minnesota... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/3/11

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Cyborg Professor to Implant Camera on Back of Head

Hi Art, I'd like you to meet Cybernetics. I think the two of you are going to get along just fine. Modern artists have done a lot of strange things for the sake of... more

Written By: | Posted: 11/17/10

retina-implant

Retina Implant Restores Vision, Lets Cyborgs See IR Spectrum!

Scientists in Germany have developed a retina implant to restore vision to the blind that hints at the augmentation cyborgs may receive in the future. The device,... more

Written By: | Posted: 11/9/10

Washington Creates World’s First Cyborg with a Balance Implant (video)

Researchers at the University of Washington are pioneering an area of cybernetics that few have explored: the sense of balance. On October 21st a team at the UW Medical... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/27/10

Italian Boy Receives Permanent ‘Artificial Heart’ Implant

A fifteen year old boy in Italy has become the youngest to receive an 'artificial heart' implant on a permanent basis. After a 10 hour surgery on September 30th at... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/7/10

Amazing Robot Controlled By Rat Brain Continues Progress

Some technologies are so cool they make you do a double take. Case in point: robots being controlled by rat brains. Kevin Warwick, once a cyborg and still a researcher in... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/6/10

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