International Journal of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Engineering(IJIEEE).
Paper Title - Trend of Surgical Robot Technology and its Industrial Outlook
Since the launch of the da Vince robot by Intuitive Surgical Co., Ltd., the surgical robot market has started to be
launched in earnest. Mako Surgical's knee replacement robot has been released as the second successful model. Recently,
many existing medical device companies or other global companies stepped into surgical robot market due to the large
demand and the possibility of market expansion. The market is divided into two major divisions: fast follower following da
Vince type robot and first mover sector for surgery except laparoscopic surgery. Surgical robot system is a fusion technology
of various core technologies such as robot technology, sensor technology, navigation technology, surgical tool technology,
and integration of these technologies, so it is difficult for companies, research institutes and researchers, which do not have
experience, to form global competitiveness in a short time. It is recognized that global companies are moving into new
surgical robot market through M&A or cooperation as needed. There is an urgent need for each national policy to encourage
Keywords - Surgical Robot, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Fusion Technology, Navigation Technology.
Author - Byung-Ju Yi
Citation - Byung-Ju Yi ,
Byung-Ju Yi " Trend of Surgical Robot Technology and its Industrial Outlook " ,
International Journal of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Engineering (IJIEEE) , Volume-5,Issue-10 ( Oct, 2017 )