FlexDex: A New Control System for Minimally Invasive Surgical Tools |

Highly expensive surgical robots have become popular partially because traditional minimally invasive surgery relies on clunky tools that don’t provide natural dexterity and take considerable time to master. FlexDex, a Brighton, Michigan company just coming out from the stealth mode, has developed an entirely new control mechanism for minimally invasive tools that certainly looks intuitive, but doesn’t cost millions of dollars.

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