Posts tagged as robot

Lithuanian companies create robot, other novelties to fight coronavirus

Friday, April 10, 2020

As Lithuania battles the new  coronavirus  , the country’s companies, startups and individual people are trying to create medicines, vaccines, reagents, medical and protective equipment and disinfecting devices. A government institution, the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology, launched a competition in March for innovative ideas to fight the virus and has so far received 121 ideas, its acting manager Gintas Kimtys said. “As an example, I would like to…

Lithuanian firm develops robot to fight Covid-19

Thursday, April 2, 2020

A Lithuanian company is developing a disinfectant-spraying robot that could help limit the spread of Covid-19. The prototype is to be tested in a Hong Kong hospital this week. Rubedo Sistemos, a Kaunas-based robotics firm, says the robot does not yet have a name and the prototype’s appearance is not quite market-ready. It so far looks like “a box on wheels,” says the firm’s business development manager Paulius Rakauskas. “It’s…

Race against time

Monday, December 16, 2019

Space engineers are racing against time to fix major faults in the robot probe they plan to send to Mars next year. The complex parachute system that should slow ExoMars – Europe’s largest ever planetary mission – as it plunges into the Martian atmosphere failed catastrophically during recent tests. As a result, the European Space Agency has called for emergency help from Nasa space engineers to help them save their stricken mission. New parachutes…

A Tallinn hospital starts using a robot that helps spine surgeons

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The spine surgeons at the East Tallinn Central Hospital have started performing surgeries using a new robot that help them place implants and navigate the spine; the robot is the first of its kind in Northern Europe. “We performed our first surgery with the robot the same day as India,” Dr Taavi Toomela, the head of the Centre of Spine Surgery at the East Tallinn Central Hospital, said in a…

The Robot

Monday, January 7, 2019

In the not to distant future a dad buys a ROBOT at a discount. The robot interface glitches and slaps the people who lie. (AT DINNER) DAD: Son,How’s school? SON: Great! We learned many things. ROBOT slapped SON SON: Ok,I went to the movies. DAD: What did you watch? SON: Toy Story 2 ROBOT slapped SON again SON: Ok, a rated R movie. DAD: I never watched movies like that.…