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CMU Spinoff Medrobotics Receives FDA Clearance for Flex Robotic System

CMU Spinoff Medrobotics Receives FDA Clearance for Flex Robotic System

Carnegie Mellon University spin-off company Medrobotics Corp. announced today it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Flex Robotic System, which is based on the research of CMU Robotics Institute Professor Howie Choset. “The Flex Robotic System is the first and only robot-assisted surgical platform with a flexible scope cleared by […]

CHIMP Robot Gets Ready for DARPA Finals June 5-6

CHIMP Robot Gets Ready for DARPA Finals June 5-6

“Faster” is the byword for the Tartan Rescue Team from Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) as it makes final preparations for the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals June 5-6. The team’s four-limbed robot, CHIMP, is capable of performing all eight tasks, including driving a vehicle, climbing stairs and using power tools, that […]