Diginfo IBIS pneumatic keyhole surgery robot potentially 1/10 the cost of da Vinci
This is a robot system for keyhole surgery, consisting of a master unit operated by the surgeon, and a slave unit that moves on the patient side. "Right now, we're working with surgeons, who are actually using this system and giving us feedback on how to improve it. We're receiving support from MEXT, and we aim to achieve a practical version within 4 to 5 years."