Amazon's Alexa Can Control an Exoskeleton With Verbal Instructions

Canadian medical robotics company Bionik Laboratories added a handy little extension into their latest generation of the ARKE lower body exoskeleton: control by Alexa, Amazon’s voice assistant. Alexa can connect to some amazing things, but an exoskeleton is a new one. The exoskeleton will help older people, along with those affected by severe lower body […]

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MIT Designs Voice-Activated Robotic Furniture

With city rents skyrocketing to all-time new highs and studio apartments becoming the new one-bedroom in urban locations, the Changing Places team at MIT’s Media Lab decided to construct a robotic piece of furniture that transforms into a bedroom, living room, or dining room at the press of a button or a simple voice command.

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