Nancy Crotti

October 6, 2016

1 Min Read
Operating Rooms Could Get a Robotic Helping Hand

Robots can assist surgeons in other, noninvasive ways. An international team input photos of human reaching motions into the neural network of a robotic arm, training it to mimic natural human motion in handing instruments to surgeons, according to another report by Robohub. Such a robot would not replace humans in the OR, but could give them a break during long procedures with consistent, precise movements.

Continue >>

[Image courtesy of Elena De Momi, Politecnico di Milano. Image originally appeared on Robohub]

About the Author(s)

Nancy Crotti

Nancy Crotti is a frequent contributor to MD+DI. Reach her at [email protected].

Sign up for the QMED & MD+DI Daily newsletter.

You May Also Like