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Rosellini Scientific, LLC Hires New Chief Medical Officer

Rosellini Scientific, LLC Hires New Chief Medical Officer

Rosellini Scientific, LLC is pleased to announce the hiring of Barry Kraynack as Chief Medical Officer. Barry Kraynack is a board certified anesthesiologist who has more than 30 years as a preclinical and clinical researcher in translational medicine. Barry will be responsible for the identification of new technologies for commercialization, monetization or sales and distribution in the life science space, encompassing medical devices. - July 17, 2012 - Rosellini Scientific, LLC

Dexter Industries Releases iPhone and iPad Control for MINDSTORMS NXT

First Wifi sensor for the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT now controls the Apple iOS Devices - July 14, 2012 - Dexter Industries

Precitec v. American Laser Enterprises Patent Infringement Case Dismissed

Civil Action No. 2:12-cv-11260-AC-LJM Dismissed - July 13, 2012 - American Laser Enterprises, LLC

Creation Technologies to Open Additional New Facility in California

Leading electronics manufacturer grows to meet customer demand in Silicon Valley & Southwestern USA. - July 13, 2012 - Creation Technologies

Dexter Industries’ dWifi Sensor Now Controls NXT Robots Through Webpages

Dexter Industries Releases Websockets for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT. - July 12, 2012 - Dexter Industries

Dexter Industries Partners with LEGO MINDSTORMS and Google Lunar X PRIZE to Support MoonBots 2012

Dexter Industries announces that they are partnering with The X PRIZE Foundation and the LEGO Group to support the MoonBots 2012: A Google Lunar X PRIZE LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Challenge. - May 26, 2012 - Dexter Industries

First Robotic Guided Surgery for Cervical Spine in the United States Performed at UC Irvine Orthopedic Spine Center

Novel surgical approach to cervical surgery expands UCI’s spine program. - April 11, 2012 - Irvine Spine Center

Baby, You Can’t Drive My Car: Vermont Tech Grad on Google Team Developing Robotic Car

Vermont Native and National Guardsman Now at Google Responsible for Testing Robotic, Self-Driving Automobiles - March 30, 2012 - Vermont Technical College

News Feeds on MINDSTORMS NXT: Using the Dexter Industries dWiFi Sensor

Google News on the LEGO MINSTORMS NXT by Using the Dexter Industries dWiFi Sensor - March 26, 2012 - Dexter Industries

Connect to the Cloud: Using Thingspeak and the dWiFi with the NXT

Dexter Industries dWiFi Sensor Helps the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT to Join the Cloud - March 25, 2012 - Dexter Industries

"The Future of the Robots' Use to 2014"- New Quest Study

The new Quest study determines the robots' use at the machines in the German machinery industry until 2014. - March 20, 2012 - Quest Trend Magazine

Dr. David Cappelleri Receives NSF CAREER Award for Ground-Breaking Work in Microrobotics

Microrobots can help detect cancer cells and drive advancement toward microsurgical applications. - March 02, 2012 - Stevens Institute of Technology

New Digital Compass for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT

Dexter Industries releases Digital Compass Sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS system. - February 22, 2012 - Dexter Industries

DMG Productions to Feature STAR Dynamics on Upcoming Episode of Business Update

DMG Productions to Feature STAR Dynamics on Upcoming Episode of Business Update

Exploring the World of Radar Technology - December 20, 2011 - DMG Productions, LLC

UW Prosthetic Sensing Array Gives “Feeling” to Artificial Limbs

UW Prosthetic Sensing Array Gives “Feeling” to Artificial Limbs

The Fringing Field Sensor Array (FFSA) is a collection of high-resolution pressure sensors that can accurately measure sheer stress, pressure, and other characteristics at the limb-prosthetic interface. - November 28, 2011 - SEAL

New Distributor for Dexter Industries’ Lego Mindstorms NXT Sensors

Active Robots is a New Distributor for Dexter Industries’ Lego Mindstorms Sensors - November 17, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Dexter Industries Sensor Tutorial Released for Twitter with the WiFi Sensor for Lego Mindstorms NXT

Dexter Industries’ Releases Software Tutorial That Makes Robots Tweet on Twitter with the Lego Mindstorms NXT - November 13, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Dexter Industries Sensor Tutorial Released for Increasing the Baud Rate of WiFi Sensor for Lego Mindstorms NXT

Dexter Industries’ Releases Software Tutorial That Speeds Wifi Communications on LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT - November 12, 2011 - Dexter Industries

WiFi Sensor for Lego Mindstorms NXT Has Complete Utilities for Internet Applications

Dexter Industries Publishes Software Tutorial to Find Website IP Addresses, Set Baud Rate of New Lego Wifi Sensor - November 10, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Two Way Internet Communication with WiFi Sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT

Dexter Industries Publishes Instructions on How to Setup a TCP Server and Communicate with LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Robots Over the Internet. - November 09, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Dexter Industries Releases WiFi Sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT

First Wifi sensor for the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT now available for sale from Dexter Industries website. - November 08, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Dexter Industries Demonstrates How to Connect the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT to Wifi Networks

Dexter Industries Wifi Sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Connects to WEP, WPA, and WPA2 Networks, Giving Robots Access to the Internet. - November 08, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Riverside Robotics Society Presents the Riverside Robot Expo 2011

The Riverside Robotics Society presents the Riverside Robot Expo 2011. This is an exposition of robots and robotics that will include live-size replicas of robots such as Wall-E and R2D2 as well as presentations on robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and robotic sensors including the Microsoft Kinect. - October 29, 2011 - Riverside Robotics Society

Mitsubishi Electric Robots Now Feature EtherNet/IP Connectivity

New Mitsubishi Robot option simplifies integration, reduces cost of connecting to PLCs. - October 18, 2011 - Mitsubishi Electric Automation

Dexter Industries Releases First Inertial Motion Unit for the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT

LEGO MINDSTORM’s first Inertial Motion Unit is an Accelerometer and Gyroscope all in one sensor. - October 12, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Dr. Graeme Creates a Tutorial for Dexter Industries NXTBee Sensor

Virtual Instruments now available for Dexter Industries Sensors. - September 16, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Matt Crosbie Makes Webserver Using Dexter Industries WiFi Sensor

Virtual Instruments for Dexter Industries Sensors - September 15, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Dexter Industries Releases LabVIEW 2010 for LEGO MINDSTORMS

Virtual Instruments for Dexter Industries Sensors. - September 07, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Women’s Specialists of Plano Drs. Dennis Eisenberg and Murray Fox Perform First Robotic Hysterectomy on New DaVinci Si Machine with 8mm Camera at Medical Center Plano

Dr. Dennis Eisenberg of Plano, Texas, a pioneer in the use of the robotic hysterectomy surgical technique, recently completed his first hysterectomy surgery at Medical Center Plano using the new DaVinci Si machine. Dr. Eisenberg was assisted on this procedure by fellow surgeon Dr. Murray Fox of Plano, TX. - August 23, 2011 - Dr. Dennis Eisenberg

Global Demand for Robotics to Surpass $30 Billion in 2016

Global demand for robotics will reach $21.8 billion in 2011. That value is projected to reach $30.1 billion in 2016, after increasing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.7%. The global robotics market can be broken down into four regions that account for the sale of virtually all robots – Asia, North America, the European Union, and other markets. - August 18, 2011 - Electronics.ca Publications

Amazing Video "5 Ways to Massively Strengthen Weak or Disabled Legs" by bodyoars.com

Amazing Video "5 Ways to Massively Strengthen Weak or Disabled Legs" by bodyoars.com

Engineers at bodyoars.com have discovered 5 methods to massively strengthen almost anyone's legs. Although they make fitness devices they felt these five leg exercises, which require nothing to buy, were just too empowering for people with hindered mobility to not share them. Google "Empower weak legs" and this video tutorial should list first. - August 12, 2011 - High Efficiency Fitness Company

Annual Federal Technology Transfer Meeting August 9-11, 2011

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) Midwest Region will hold its annual meeting August 9-11 in Dearborn, Michigan, at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn. The Midwest Region’s annual meeting brings together federal technology transfer professionals, private industry, and... - August 06, 2011 - Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC)

Dexter Industries Plans First inertial Motion Unit for the LEGO MINDSTORM

LEGO MINDSTORM’s first combined Accelerometer and Gyroscope. - July 24, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Stevens Students Win 5th in International Autonomous Surface Vehicle Competition

The Stevens team won 5th at the International RoboBoat Competition, held June 9-12 in Virginia Beach. - July 21, 2011 - Stevens Institute of Technology

Swarm Robotics Studied Using NXTBee Sensor for Lego Mindstorms NXT by Dexter Industries

Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Academy uses NXTBee Sensor for Studying Multi-robot Systems. - July 13, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Dexter Industries Releases NXC Software the dPressure Pressure Sensor for the LEGO MINDSTORM NXT

LEGO MINDSTORM’s first NXC Example for the dPressure. - July 13, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Increasing Use of Robots in the German Machinery Industry 2011, Quest Study Reports

19% of the investigated machine-builders intend to change the use of robots at the machines this year according to the Quest study: "What the machine-builders want to change in automation technology 2011." - July 13, 2011 - Quest Trend Magazine

Minco Technology Labs, LLC Enters Into a Worldwide JAN Die Distribution Agreement with Aeroflex/Metelics Hi Rel Components

Minco Technology Labs, LLC Enters Into a Worldwide JAN Die Distribution Agreement with Aeroflex/Metelics Hi Rel Components

Aeroflex/Metelics Hi Rel Components has entered into a worldwide JAN die distribution agreement with Minco Technology Labs, LLC effective July 1, 2011. Under the terms of this agreement, Minco will represent Aeroflex/Metelics Hi Rel Components as its authorized distributor of JAN die including... - July 01, 2011 - Minco Technology Labs, LLC

Dexter Industries Will Open-Source New Thermal Infrared Sensor

First Thermal Infrared Sensor for LEGO MINDSTORM will be Open Source - June 19, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Dexter Industries Releases Wireless Communications Sensor for Lego Robotics

First Long Range, High Speed Communications for Lego Mindstorms NXT - June 12, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Dexter Industries Releases New Book for Using GPS and the Mindstorms NXT

Beginning GPS with NXT Robots by James Floyd Kelly and John Cole - June 12, 2011 - Dexter Industries

Starman Electric Releases Wireless RF Module Evaluation Kit

Starman Electric Releases Wireless RF Module Evaluation Kit

Starman Electric announces the release of five evaluation kits for the DataBridge™ Series RF Modules. The new evaluation kits from Starman Electric provide an instant testing and development platform for all DataBridge wireless I/O modules. The evaluation kits are designed to suit hundreds of... - May 21, 2011 - Starman Electric

The Top 10 Coolest Robots from Around the World in Manufacturing Digital

Manufacturing Digital discovers some truly amazing worldwide developments in robot technology. - April 19, 2011 - WDM Group

Honda's 'Asimo' Robot Graces the Cover in the Technology Signature Edition of Manufacturing Digital

Top 10 coolest robots from around the world; motion sensor technology is taking the gaming world by storm; the Robot Cheetah and the world’s first 3D printed car - April 12, 2011 - WDM Group

Gostai Jazz Robots Give CeBIT a Taste of Science-Fiction

Gostai will showcase a brand new design for its Jazz mobile telepresence robot during CeBIT. Jazz now integrates an LCD screen to show the face of the person controlling it. CeBIT is the first occasion Gostai shows this innovation. - February 25, 2011 - Gostai

Stevens Dr. Michael M. Zavlanos Receives NSF CAREER Award for Robot Network Research

Dr. Michael M. Zavlanos, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, is a recipient of the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. Supporting the career development of high-achieving faculty in the sciences who show promise of becoming... - February 16, 2011 - Stevens Institute of Technology

Numatic Engineering Teams with Ecreativeworks to Launch New Website

Ecreativeworks has built and launched a new website for Numatic Engineering, a leading provider of industrial automation products, services, and solutions. - February 03, 2011 - Ecreativeworks

Gostai Launches Its Jazz Line of Service Robots

Gostai, Europe’s leader in service robotics & Artificial Intelligence solutions, reveals its Gostai Jazz® line of autonomous service robots. - December 22, 2010 - Gostai

AB Controls, Inc. Hires Michael Peerenboom

AB Controls, Inc. a national leader in laboratory automation, robotics, system integrations, and contract manufacturing joins forces with Michael Peerenboom as the Vice President of Business Development. - October 13, 2010 - AB Controls, Inc.

Gostai Organizes the First Urbi Open Source Contest

Gostai opened its Urbi operating system for robotics to the community in May. To support this release and to stimulate the Urbi programming community, Gostai now organizes a free contest based on Urbi open source. - September 18, 2010 - Gostai

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