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Ehsan Mokhberi (Director of Business Development, FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology)
Ebenezer Ferreira (Project Manager, FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology)
Date: Tuesday, December 1
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Track: Innovation Power Hour
Vault Recording: TBD
In this webinar, FUTEK's Business Development Director Ehsan Mokhberi and Project Manager Ebenezer Ferreira discuss how sensor technology can help doctors performing robotic surgery regain a sense of touch through haptic feedback.
Advancements in robotic technology have made robotic surgery a minimally invasive alternative to traditional surgery. But, lack of haptic feedback has been a major limitation reported by robot-assisted surgeons. Recent innovations in force sensor development can solve this problem. Micro-miniature sized and hermetically sealed sensors can be placed at the instrument's tip, allowing point of surgery haptic feedback to the surgeon.
Learn more about:
• Technical and economic considerations of designing and implementing haptic feedback sensors
• Sensor signal interface: reliability, sensor calibration, and temperature compensation
• Improving reusability through autoclave sterilization processes