Applied Dexterity has just completed the second of its 2018 RAVEN deliveries and installations! In May of 2018, the first 3-arm system with joint encoders and endoscopic camera adapter was delivered to the Queensland University of Technology’s Australian Centre for Robotic Vision in Brisbane, Queensland. Some of the first projects planned for the new RAVEN include investigations into robot knee and eye surgeries.
In February of 2018, the first RAVEN system with joint encoders with installed at the University of Virginia’s Link lab, where former UIUC RAVEN user-turned-Assistant-Professor, Homa Alemzadeh is expanding her research into safety and reliability of medical robots. Several of her students are working on surgical automation and collaborating on the simulation research with UIUC.