Robotic News for 04/23/2013

Just a friendly reminder that we’ll be having another fun Robot Virtual Worlds’ Google Hangout at 6pm EST tonight! We will be talking about the gaming environment within RVW.

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“Mantis” will be stomping around the UK’s green fields this summer showing off the work of robotics engineer Matt Denton, whose company has made hexapods for the “Harry Potter” film series.

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Health care robot brings experts to bedside

A health care robot developed by iRobot and InTouch Health allows doctors who may be thousands of miles away to interact with patients at their bedsides.

Called RP-VITA, the robot stands 1.7 meters high and rolls around hospitals controlled by an iPad. The robot was designed to bring world class doctors and specialists to patients who wouldn’t otherwise have access to them…

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Mantis robot creator inspired by<br />
Star Wars AT-AT walkersMantis is a hexapod robot designed by Micromagic Systems that can be piloted and controlled remotely. NBCNews.com’s Todd Kenreck reports.

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