Surgical robots dominated the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as Stryker launched its highly anticipated Mako total knee application, Smith & Nephew showed off a prototype of its Navio total knee application (with a projected launch of mid-2017), and Zimmer Biomet announced an aggressive timetable for launching its Rosa total knee application within the next 18 months. 174 more words
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Arthur Renowitzky can’t help but command attention as he walks down the street on a sunny autumn morning.
A driver lowers her window to flash a smile and a thumbs-up. 128 more words
For roughly three decades, medical robots have assisted surgeons in the operating theater. They provide a steady hand and can make tiny incisions with pinpoint accuracy. 84 more words
maxon motor’s new motion controller for DC motors is very small indeed. Just 17g and 39mmx54mm the position controller can also control both brushed DC motors and brushless DC motors (BLDC motors). 197 more words
Think robots and healthcare, and surgical robotics often comes to mind. But there are so many other ways that robotics is transforming modern health settings. In addition to revolutionizing surgery, researchers and companies have explored robots for hospital logistics, disinfecting, nursing, exoskeletons for rehabilitation, and prosthetic limbs. 103 more words