daVinci Surgical System for Intuitive Surgical

Design Brief  
State-of-the-Art, second generation robot for live human surgery
Intuitive Surgical
2006 Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) IDEA award (in the Medical & Scientific Products category) from Business Week magazine. Click here for more
Designed & Built
2003-2006, Launched January 2006
...I've lost count...maybe 15+?

(11Jan2006): The new "da Vinci-S" surgical system from Intuitive Surgical has officially launched! Here is the first glimpse of the new state-of-the art in surgical robotics:

I am extremely proud and honored to have been a part of the incredible group of engineers that created this remarkable machine.


Cool Video - Origami with daVinci-S (WMV format - should open a separate Windows Media Player window)