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'daVinci Si' the Robot Surgeon

Meet next week's robots

This week, we’ve seen how we can borrow successful biological traits from nature to develop robust, intelligent systems.

Our final week is all about teamwork. We’ll discover how we’ll work with robots and how robots will work with each other.

We’ll meet different types of robotic teams including a human-robot surgical team formed of Urological Surgeon, David Yates, and one of the world’s most advanced medical robots: The daVinci Si.

David operates the daVinci Si remotely to conduct minimally-invasive surgery and we’ll have the chance to watch them work together to perform a prostatectomy.

If you want to get a head start, you can visit Week 3 now.

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Building a Future with Robots

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