Since the earliest times, man has sought to recreate his natural nature artificially. Human-shaped machines have been a quest for mankind to create. However, the intelligent minds of men in the past sought out ways to improve mechanical work that required repetition.
A machine can create a human likeness, or an automaton. This involves reproducing human movements and abilities accurately. This is evident in the automaton that was created in London in 1900 by Henri Maillardet (a Swiss clockmaker and other mechanism manufacturer) who “gave birth” to the machine. Henri Maillardet was a skilled draftsman capable of creating drawings and writing verses.
With the development of technology, artificial mechanical parts were created later to be implanted into the human body and replace its deficiencies.
Robotics applied to medicine changes the way we see the robot. It is no longer an inanimate mechanical component. Instead, it can be used to aid human health. It becomes an altruistic robot with human values.
What is the role of robotics in medicine? These are just a few examples. All of these examples have one thing in common: robotics can travel where humans cannot due to their limitations.
Technological advances in surgery have resulted in a decrease of surgical intruders since the dawn of the 21st Century, as well as a greater efficiency for surgeons. These are just a few of the many benefits:
While we are seeing more progress in the area of health, there is still no definitive solution for those who have suffered injuries or physical changes as a result. Robotic prostheses are being developed that can replace damaged parts of the body.
Robotic prosthesis can be described as an intelligent, autonomous piece of technology that is capable, using complex control and processors, to perform a bodily function. There are many ways to get the best results today.
Designing and implementing a prosthesis that is efficient requires a lot of effort. Telefonica is one of the most important companies in robotics. They have national competitions and programs that promote research and knowledge in this area.
SCIENTIA Foundation is another example. It promotes robotics among the youngest through the First Lego League National Competition. This event is known as the largest gathering of science, robots, and values in Spain. It is a program that allows students aged 10-16 to learn and play in direct contact with engineering, science, and mathematics (STEM).
Participants had to identify any social or physical problems during long-term space exploration. WaWot developed an electrostimulatory shirt that could be used to treat muscle conditions on Earth and prevent muscle problems in astronauts. The shirt is made up of two layers. The first layer, which is in direct contact with the skin, is equipped with electrodes and a base plate made from a conductive fabric. The rest of the shirt is made of non-conductive fabrics. The outer layer, which is made from an elastic and insulating fabric, is the second.
Medical professionals, such as the Hospital del Mar’s Department of Rheumatology and many professors of medicine and electronics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, have supported this project. The WaWot team participated in the First Lego League competition sponsored by the MGS Foundation
Robotics has a lot of work ahead of it, but everyone is important to keep researching the benefits of robotics for society. The goal is to make technology as accessible as humanly possible.
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