Surgery is something that, until the 2000s, was considered the purview of medical specialists. If you went to the hospital for a surgical procedure, you could expect to be attended by a human surgeon — at least, until the advent of robotic surgery. What is robotic surgery?
We're moving towards a world full of robots, that's a fact. In this series, we're taking a break for a second to assess where Contemporary Robotics are at today and what the future looks like. For this fifth chapter, we're taking a look at the realm of medical robots. Contemporary Robotics - M
Octomag Eye Surgery Robot The Octomag, a giant but friendly electromagnets arrangement, is able to control a very small surgery robot with 5 DoF (degrees of freedom) in free space. This means that the tiny robot can be moved and rotated in free space in every possible way. It is capable o