Tag Archives: robotics

How to reduce the workload of healthcare workers using robots

University of Tartu roboticists are working on hospital robots that will minimise the contact between staff and patients and thereby lower the risk of infection during virus outbreaks. Continue reading

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Meet Houman, our robotics wizard from Iran

This is a podcast interview with Houman Masnavi, a fresh Master’s graduate in Robotics and Computer Engineering at the University of Tartu from Iran. Continue reading

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The world’s first robotic vine twists and climbs

Material scientists at the University of Tartu have developed the world’s first robotic vine. Continue reading

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How I got to spend last summer building rockets

Ayush Jain writes about his summer internship building rockets in Latvia. Continue reading

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“Excuse Me, Have You Fallen Down?”

The University of Tartu researchers presented ROBO M.D., a home care robot which monitors and detects critical situations which need prompt medical attention for elderly people or people with cardiovascular diseases. Continue reading

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A Robot Salesman?

A small Tartu-based company has commissioned a team of robotics engineers at the University of Tartu’s Institute of Technology to build a prototype of a small, knee-high or slightly taller, advertising robot. It will be able to make sounds, move around, flash lights, offer candies or distribute flyers, and talk to people. Continue reading

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