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Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is a modern technique that allows surgeons to perform operations through small incisions (usually 5-15 mm). Although it has numerous advantages over older surgical techniques, MIS can be more difficult to perform. Some inherent drawbacks are: Limited motion due to straight laparoscopic instruments and fixation enforced by the small incision in…
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Intel unveiled its 8 million-neuron neuromorphic system codenamed Pohoiki Beach today at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Electronics Resurgence Initiative in Detroit. Consisting of 64 Loihi research chips, Intel claims Pohoiki Beach can be up to 1,000 times faster and 10,000 times more efficient than CPUs for autonomous driving, robotics and other applications.…
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New Scale Robotics (NSR) has announced the first multi-tool mounting system for Universal Robots (UR) e-Series cobots. The NSR-MTM-3-URe Multi-Tool Mount (NSR-MTM) allows users to mount and control up to three grippers or other tools on one UR e-Series cobot. The NSR-MTM System allows users to quickly set up and perform multiple processes with one robot.…
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Robo Firefly ultralight drone faces headwinds in crowdfunding campaign.
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Virginia’s first public autonomous shuttle service pilot on open, public roads now live and serving the community.