Friday, August 23, 2013

Health & Technology 2013 » HAT Event

Mainly for the Dutch readers of my blog, but perhaps also interesting for others. The Health and Technology 2013 event is to be held in Arnhem on September 17 and 18. The HAT tries to bring together the technical, commercial and medical professionals in the area of Healtcare Technology/Medical Devices in order to stimulate innovation and research. Go to the website through the link below, registration is free.

Health & Technology 2013 » HAT Event

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Robotic Surgery Assistant

A group of Purdue University, in West Lafayette, Ind. developed a robotic system that acts as a surgery assistant providing the surgeon with the correct tools using gesture and voice commands. Starting as a 'joke' during a brainstorm to build a robotic nurse, but now an international research project. 
Check it out on youtube:

Also check out the coverage on IEEE Spectrum: Profile: Juan Wachs