iCandy: Robots and Us

A smart prosthesis, a robotic brain surgeon, and an exoskeleton

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iCandy: Robots and Us
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This robotic arm and the computer system that controls it help surgeons perform complicated and delicate procedures such as intracranial biopsies, epilepsy surgeries, and brain tumor resections more quickly and accurately. The system, called Rosa, combines advanced haptic technology with advanced visualization to allow surgeons to feel what the arm feels and to see parts of the brain from multiple angles and depths.

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