It’s been a productive year in robotics, and medical innovation is leading the charge. As we move into 2017, we took a look back at some of the greatest advancements in robotic surgery this year. Whether it’s a step for surgeon education or a leap for patient safety, this progress is monumental for the growing surgical market. Check out our noted innovations and 2017 predictions below:
The new Octobot is quite the opposite of your typical hard, metal robot. Researchers at Harvard University have created a 3-D printed soft robot resembling an octopus, and it may be the first major step towards creating soft robots.