5 ways to help robots work together with people

For most people today, robots and smart systems are servants that work in the background, vacuuming carpets or turning lights on and off. Or they're machines that have taken over repetitive human jobs from assembly-line workers ...

New robot for skull base surgery alleviates surgeon's workload

Drilling out a hole in the skull base requires great precision and often takes many hours, a demanding procedure for a surgeon. Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have developed a surgical robot to ...

Force sensor integrated into surgical forceps

Samsung's Device and System Research Center present a force sensor integrated into surgical forceps to provide surgeons with a sense of touch in robotically-assisted procedures.

New software to help organizations build smarter products

IBM today announced new software to help organizations bring intelligence to the products, systems and applications people use everyday. From creation to development and delivery, the new software simplifies the entire process ...

The power to heal at the tips of your fingers

(Phys.org) -- The intricate properties of the fingertips have been mimicked and recreated using semiconductor devices in what researchers hope will lead to the development of advanced surgical gloves.

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