Agilis Robotics Completes Trials of Endoscopic Surgery with Miniature Robot Instruments
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Agilis Robotics Completes Trials of Endoscopic Surgery with Miniature Robot Instruments

Hong Kong-based Agilis Robotics, which develops flexible robotic instruments that support endoscopic surgery, has announced it recently completed the second round of live animal testing using its proprietary robot.  Dr. Jason Y.K. Chan, the co-founder of Agilis Robotics, has conducted the test with the firm’s second-generation device on a live pig specimen, successfully removing artificial…

Activ Surgical Announces Completion of First AI-Enabled Case Using its ActivSight Intelligent Light
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Activ Surgical Announces Completion of First AI-Enabled Case Using its ActivSight Intelligent Light

Activ Surgical, which develops digital surgery systems, announced that it has completed its first artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled case using its ActivSight Intelligent Light (ActivSight), which is designed to provide enhanced visualization and real-time, on-demand surgical insights in the operating room. ActivSight is a module that attaches to today’s laparoscopic and robotic systems and integrates with standard…

Halodi Robotics Using Ansys Simulation Software to Develop Humanoid Robots to Safely Work Among People
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Halodi Robotics Using Ansys Simulation Software to Develop Humanoid Robots to Safely Work Among People

Halodi Robotics has announced it is using Ansys simulation software to develop its humanoid robots designed to work among humans in everyday environments. These robots will perform jobs such as patrolling buildings at night, stocking grocery shelves, and executing logistical tasks at hospitals. Humanoid robots can help alleviate the growing labor shortage, and free personnel to focus…

Aeolus Launches Dual-Arm Humanoid Mobile Robot for Multiple Tasks
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Aeolus Launches Dual-Arm Humanoid Mobile Robot for Multiple Tasks

At CES 2023 in Las Vegas, Aeolus Robotics has introduced aeo, a dual-arm humanoid robot that can perform several service tasks, including delivery, security, eldercare, kiosk operation and ultraviolet germicidal disinfection. The company said its hands-on approach to service, operated by aeo, combines mobility with advanced functionality to perform tasks such as opening doors, picking…

Ubitus, Smart Surgery Help Doctors Practice Robotic Surgery Through VR
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Ubitus, Smart Surgery Help Doctors Practice Robotic Surgery Through VR

Tokyo-based Ubitus and Smart Surgery Technology have announced the rollout of a virtual reality-driven surgery simulation application – Sim Surgery. Smart Surgery recently demonstrated the product at the Medical Taiwan Exhibition in early December 2022. The companies said ample practice is required for a medical student or even a doctor to become a skillful surgeon operating…

KARL STORZ TIPCAM1 Rubina with ARTip SOLO Robotics Assistance Receives Innovative Tech Designation from Vizient
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KARL STORZ TIPCAM1 Rubina with ARTip SOLO Robotics Assistance Receives Innovative Tech Designation from Vizient

KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc., announced that its TIPCAM1 Rubina with ARTip SOLO robotic assistance has received an Innovative Technology designation from Vizient, Inc., the largest healthcare performance improvement company in the country. Each year, healthcare experts serving on Vizient member-led councils review select products and technologies for their potential to enhance clinical care, patient safety, and…

Matternet Launches World’s Longest Urban Drone Delivery Route Connecting Hospitals and Laboratories in Zurich, Switzerland
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Matternet Launches World’s Longest Urban Drone Delivery Route Connecting Hospitals and Laboratories in Zurich, Switzerland

Matternet, which develops drone delivery systems, has begun test operations on a five-kilometer BVLOS (beyond-visual-line-of-sight) route over the city of Zurich, Switzerland. The company said the route is the world’s longest drone delivery route over a major city and will be used to transport diagnostic samples between the Triemli and Waid Hospitals – both a…

XACT Robotics Earns FDA Clearance for Remote Control Unit
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XACT Robotics Earns FDA Clearance for Remote Control Unit

XACT Robotics, which develops a comprehensive robotic system for interventional procedures, has announced that its ACE Xtend Remote Control Unit has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This allows users to robotically insert and steer the XACT ACE Robotic System remotely from the control room. This feature for CT-guided percutaneous procedures is designed to improve physician workflows while limiting physician and other users’ exposure to radiation and reducing physical strain.

 

Tombot Launches New Funding Round for Emotional Support Robot Dog
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Tombot Launches New Funding Round for Emotional Support Robot Dog

Tombot, which is developing a hyper-realistic emotion-support robot that looks, feels and behaves much like a real puppy, has announced a limited-time opportunity for U.S. and international individuals to invest in the company as part of a community raise. The crowdfunding campaign will be held on Republic, a platform for investors seeking high growth potential.

 

Massage Robotics Seeks Crowdfunding to Expand Massage Therapy Robots
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Massage Robotics Seeks Crowdfunding to Expand Massage Therapy Robots

Massage Robotics, which is developing a life-sized robot for massage therapy purposes, has announced a crowdfunding campaign via StartEngine. The company is seeking to solve problems around massage therapy that includes affordability, pain, time management, a shortage of therapists, and body privacy.