“After years of high-quality R&D, we’re starting to see stuff commercialize and, as a region, we want to capture that growth and give people more opportunity."
Pittsburgh's robotics industry will create a high volume of better-paying jobs that will provide good, family-sustaining wages here.
For an amputee using a prosthetic leg, a crack in the pavement or a divot in the grass could lead to a fall and a potentially serious injury. A robotics team at CMU is hoping to develop a prosthetic that will enable above-the-knee amputees to be less susceptible to stumbles.
"We need more blind people to try [NavCog]. Once they do, they’ll see how amazing it really is."
Giordan Dixon of Highland Park is the first among a brigade of teens who will tutor elementary students to boost scientific literacy.
Fast Company features a new line of products from 4moms that are making motherhood so easy, a robot can do it.
A Japanese sports drink company's attempt to place a large quantity of its product on the moon will involve Pittsburgh-based robotics company.