Category: COVID-19 Response

COVID-19, robots and us March 31 special guests

Join us on Tuesday at 7pm Pacific for our next weekly discussion on COVID-19, robots and us. This week we’re focusing on disaster robotics, social robotics, telemedicine and human-robot interaction with special guests: Robin Murphy, Founder of the field of Disaster Robotics and Raytheon Professor at Texas A&M University Ross Mead, Founder of Semio and […]

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Celltrio provides culture lab automation in fight against COVID-19

Sometimes robotics helping fight COVID-19 takes a less obvious pathway. Celltrio for example, is supplying robotic cryogenic freezers that automatically store and retrieve human cells used in cell culturing. Which helps scientists work on new compounds, decreasing the time to important drug discovery. In cell culturing Celltrio provides full automated systems that work 24-7, making […]

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COVID-19, robots and us – weekly online discussion

Join us for a discussion with experts from the robotics and health community Every week at 7pm on Tuesdays we speak to experts from the robotics and health community. This event is free and open to the public. Regular guest speakers are: Gui Cavalcanti, CEO/Cofounder of Breeze Automation and Founder of Open Source Covid-19 Medical […]

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COVID-19 Response

Please search our lists below: STUFF NEEDED BY GOVT/HEALTH (by country) STUFF THAT CAN BE DONE BY COMMUNITY WHERE TO FIND INFORMATION AND HELP Stuff needed by US Govt in next 2 weeks Cotton swabs with long wooden sticks  Endotracheal tubes (assorted sizes) Falcon tubes Gloves (all sizes) Lightweight protective suits N95 masks Over-the-shoe booties […]

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Robotics respond to COVID-19

This is the start of Silicon Valley Robotics list of local robotics companies and service providers who can build or make useful stuff for first responders and health organizations during the COVID-19 crisis. Ranging from volunteers, open source project designs, telepresence robots, robots for all sorts of things and groups with critical resources available. Today […]

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Open Problems in Health Robotics Symposium

SRI International, the UC Center for Information Technology in the Interest of the Public (CITRIS) People and Robots Initiative, and Silicon Valley Robotics present a one-day symposium: Open Problems in Health Robotics on May 19 from 9am to 4pm at SRI International in Menlo Park. We are delighted to announce that Gary Guthart, President of […]

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