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Surgical Robots With Tactile Force Feedback Allow Surgeons to Feel Their Cuts.

Surgical Robots With Tactile Force Feedback Allow Surgeons to Feel Their Cuts.

Surgical robot ‘Sofie’ has force feedback to allow surgeons to feel their cuts. An important advancement for medical science and robotic surgery.

RP-7 Robot Allows Doctors to be Remotely Present

RP-7 Robot Allows Doctors to be Remotely Present

Doctors can remotely interact with patients through a person size, mobile robotic platform made by InTouch Technologies, Inc. InTouch’s robot, the RP-7 and RP-7i allow doctors to communicate via video and audio from anywhere in the world. The platform can even link directly to medical devices, allowing the doctor to remotely view real time patient data.

Robots May Soon Perform Autopsies

Robots are already used all over medicine. For example,medical teaching robots. Why not let them do autopsies too? The idea is that robots can be more precise than humans can, so they will be better at completing an accurate autopsy report. Humans miss things, robots don’t.

Robotic Hand Allows Man to Grasp Objects and “Feel” – Video

Interesting. This robotic hand is connected to nerve endings via electronic sensors. This allows the robotic hand and human to actually have some ability to feel what it is grasping.

Medical Robot Helps Teach Aspiring Dentists

A robot named Simroid allows dental students to interact with a realistic, robotic patient. Simroid can sense pain, listen to the student, and even talk back to the student, making it a very realistic robot.