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Robotics: Virtual Reality Puts Human in Rat World: ‘Beaming’ Technology Transforms Human-Animal Interaction (+) Selected Short Subject (Video)

from Science Daily

ScienceDaily (Oct. 31, 2012) — Using cutting-edge virtual reality technology, researchers have ‘beamed’ a person into a rat facility allowing the rat and human to interact with each other on the same scale.

Published October 31 in PLOS ONE, the research enables the rat to interact with a rat-sized robot controlled by a human participant in a different location. At the same time, the human participant (who is in a virtual environment) interacts with a human-sized avatar that is controlled by the movements of the distant rat. The authors hope the new technology will be used to study animal behaviour in a completely new way. . . . Read Complete Report


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Paging Dr. Robot? RP-VITA provides virtual bedside diagnosis (w/Video)

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from Health Pop

July 25, 2012 5:56 PM

By Ryan Jaslow

(CBS News) The latest advancement in medical care might be wheeling its way to a hospital near you.

CBS station WBZ in Bostonreports that iRobot, based in Bedford, Mass., has created a new robot called RP-VITA that’s essentially a doctor on wheels.

“Getting the right specialist to see the patient in a very short amount of time can make the difference between life and death,” Glen Weinstein of iRobot told the station. Cue the robotic physician. . . . Read Complete Report