What task does the Da Vinci robot perform?
Consequently, what human function or task does the Da Vinci robot simulate?
The human function that the Da Vinci robot simulates is performing surgeries by a doctor sitting at the controls of the robot where there is a camera so the doctor can see what he or she is doing.
Subsequently, question is, what surgeries does the Da Vinci robot do? Da Vinci Surgical Systems were used in an estimated 200,000 surgeries in 2012, most commonly for hysterectomies and prostate removals. As of September 30, 2017, there was an installed base of 4,271 units worldwide – 2,770 in the United States, 719 in Europe, 561 in Asia, and 221 in the rest of the world.
In respect to this, how is the Da Vinci robot taught to perform its task?
The robot is taught to perform its task by doctors sitting at the control center controlling its every move. The Da Vinci Robot has a custom torque sensor that measures joint torques directly. It also has a current sense resistor to measure applied motor torque on each of the surgical tool joints.
What task does the medical robot perform?
Robots can be used in medical facilities to perform mundane tasks like delivering patient specimens and records to various areas of the hospital.