Students from the Ronald Brown Academy in Detroit are among the first to visit the new Robot Lab at the Michigan Science Center. (By Edward Cardenas)

Robots Come To Life At New Michigan Science Center Exhibit (Video)

A new, hands-on, multi-experience robot lab has opened at the Michigan Science Center.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2015

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US Aids Michigan State To Build Better Robofish

The university says the new version has greater mobility and energy efficiency and will cost far less than the $300,000 each of the previous model.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2014

A concept for a robot bartender has been proposed. (Source: Electrolux)

Technology We Can Use: Bartender Drones

An inventor has proposed creating a bartender drone that could remotely make and deliver drinks.

97.1 The Ticket–07/10/2014

The T5 Robotic Rover. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

T5 Robotic Rover: The High-Tech Crime Fighter

Built to go into areas too risky for first responders, the T5 has already been put into use by the Western – Wayne County SWAT team.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2014

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‘Cyber Young’ Throws Out The First Pitch

He is blue, has many wires and has achieved what no other robot has ever done — throw out the first pitch at a Major League baseball game.

97.1 The Ticket–08/22/2012

Members of FIRST Robotics test "Cy-ber Young," a robot that will throw out the first pitch as the Detroit Tigers take on the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at Comerica Park. (Credit: Dan Ernst)

Robot To Throw First Pitch At Detroit Tigers Game

A robot developed by Detroit-area high school students will toss out the first pitch at Wednesday night’s Detroit Tigers game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

DMC Demonstrates Ekso ‘Wearable Robot’

The hope of walking again is becoming a reality for many thanks to a new piece of technology at a local hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2012

Former Detroit firefighter Brendan Milewski, paralyzed in a 2010 arson fire, became the first patient at DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan to walk with Ekso. Ekso is a wearable, robotic exoskeleton that allows people with lower extremity paralysis or weakness to stand and walk. RIM was instrumental in the final development and testing of the device manufacturing by Ekso Bionics, and is one of the first hospitals in the U.S. to receive the exoskeleton. Photo: DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan

Wearable Robot At DMC Allows Wheelchair Users To Stand And Walk

This week, DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan became the eighth rehabilitation hospital in the United States to receive Ekso, a wearable, robotic exoskeleton that powers people with lower extremity paralysis or weakness to get them standing up and walking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2012

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A Great Day In Baseball!

Some interesting videos show up on the internet yesterday. The 1st one is of a robot throwing out the 1st pitch of the Phillies game yesterday. Click here to see that video The 2nd video […]

97.1 The Ticket–04/21/2011


KMT Robot Used In New Shell Removal

Auburn Hills-based KMT Robotic Solutions Inc. says its technology is now being used to remove the shells from highly engineered investment cast orthopedic implants.