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Are Surgical Robots the Future or Just a Fad?

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

Orthopedics

Robotic legs give the paralyzed a new view of their world

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

Robotics

Scientists want to define just how smart robot surgeons are

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

Healthcare

Free space aware Voronoi diagram

Quick intro

In this article, you will find a method to extract an extended Voronoi Diagram from an image. This method takes in account the topology of the free space to post-process the… 745 more words

New motion controller design for speed and position control of DC motors

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

DC Servo Motor, Robotics, Automation

Healthcare robots: 5 ways they are getting even better

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

Healthcare

Top Healthcare Companies in Robotics

As I outlined in my open letter to regulators, the long-term sustainability of healthcare systems could be solved by automation powered by digital health technologies, such as artificial intelligence, 3D-printing or robotics. 186 more words

Healthcare