A man who relies on an iPhone to communicate has it stolen from the tray of his wheelchair in the lobby of a Staten Island apartment building.
The experiment is part of a broader effort to use robots to help people with reduced mobility, as well as seniors.
The QuadStick turns to Kickstarter to launch a game controller for people with limited mobility.
Georgia Tech team is working on a robotic arm that can "feel" through clutter to reach something, a common search-and-rescue task.
Following a report that it will close, the popular startup says it will instead become a self-sustaining company.
Using the BrainGate neural interface system, a woman paralyzed by a brainstem stroke serves herself coffee for the first time in 15 years.
A woman with Lou Gehrig's disease paints using software that lets her control digital brushes with brainwaves. Now, thanks to a crowdfunding push, she's realizing her dream to exhibit her work.
TechFirm's free iPad app enables people who can't use their fingers to tweet by selecting letters with breath power.
A computer program created directs a robotic arm to grab objects with just one touch, but in a pilot study the automatic mode is considered "too easy."
Willow Garage's $400,000 PR2 humanoid robot becomes ever more useful with its poop-scooping skills.