First Robot to Assist a Surgeon
Date: Sunday, August 14 @ 04:36:19 BST
Topic: Medical

recenence is set as robotic arms are allowed into the operating room. The story speaks about a robot in New York whose functions can ultimately replace the nurse. The robot will hand utilities to the surgeon based on voice commands and it will also make use of a camera to ensure no item is dropped or misplaced.
"...Penelope is a robot, a machine that recently made medical history as the first to act as an independent surgical aide during an operation.


Penelope responded to voice commands from a surgeon, handing over clamps, forceps and other instruments with its magnetized mechanical arm."
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This article comes from The Computer Vision Digest

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