Computer Motion plans third quarter launch for voice-controlled surgical robot.
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
COMPUTER MOTION INC. TO BEGIN SHIPPING VOICE-CONTROLLED SURGICAL ROBOT IN 3RD Q of 1996, according to the company. CMI gained 510(k) clearance for the AESOP 2000 (Automated Endoscopic System for Opimal Positioning) device on May 3 and expects to begin commercial shipments following completion of preliminary market testing. The system positions the laparoscope in response to a surgeon's voice commands during minimally invasive surgery.
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