MilliDelta robot surgeon is the size of a one cent coin

From Engadget - January 22, 2018

Its creators (from Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) claim it can perform a range of microsurgery and manufacturing tasks in compact spaces.

Unlike existing Delta robots, which scientists have been shrinking down for workspace use for years, the new bot is a swift operator. "Currently available Delta robots are only able to operate at a few hertz," said Hayley McClintock, a Harvard researcher who helped design the device. "So for our robot to be able to draw circles at frequencies up to 75 Hz is quite impressive."


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