Brain Control Robot- It’s Alive!

Saturday, December 16, 2006

The concept of “thought control”- using a brain neural interface to control a robot (or other device) takes another step forward with this research from U Washington. Rajesh…

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Urban Robot Race

Friday, December 15, 2006

“Never underestimate the power of people willing to take on a challenge.” – Ron Kurjanowicz, Grand Challenge Program Manager, Urban Challenge Participants Conference, Reston, VA, May 20, 2006…

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Another Biological-based Surgical Microrobot

Thursday, December 14, 2006

  I have written before about the “fantastic voyage” surgical idea.  In this 1966 movie, a submarine and its scientis/doctor team are shrunk down and inected into the body…

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Awesome Army Videos-Terminator 2025 Battlefield Surgery Built NOW!

Saturday, December 9, 2006

If you thought my post on military technology in the operating room was cool you will not believe the next generation videos here.  James Bond may have Q…

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Army Axing High-Tech Soldier of Tomorrow- MedTech Losses Predicted

Friday, December 8, 2006
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DefenceTech reports today that the US Army has decided to axe it’s $500 Million (so far) Land Warrior Soldier of the Future program.  If this goes through the…

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Docinthemachine “FutureVision” Surgery Podcast

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Here is the link to the podcast of my interview at the Global AAGL congress– we discuss my vision for the coming radical transformation of surgery. For now…

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Mini Robot Swims Through Body

Monday, November 13, 2006

  Ok I could not resist.  I will posting a series of examinations of my vision for the post-endoscopy future.   One of the key developments I forsee are…

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DITM Returns from Conferences- Let the Posts Begin!

Monday, November 13, 2006

VIRTUAL REALITY SURGERY & MILITARY ROBOTS GO MEDICAL   I’ve been a busy little doc the last two weeks.  My research on the development of the autofluorescent laparoscope…

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Another Vapor Projector at Nextfest with Gesture Control Video

Thursday, October 5, 2006

[wpyt_profile1]khkx3zDMs5w[/wpyt_profile1] In addition to the fogscreen display overhead as you entered Nextfest there was another water vapor-based projection system.  Heliodisplay from IOtechnology also projects moving images onto a…

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New Robots with Whiskers- Cut Off Their Hands

Thursday, October 5, 2006

Northwestern University Researchers are developing a robot with sensory whiskers. As eported in engadget- “The whiskers can sense shapes or the flow of liquid, all based on a…

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