The magnetic flexible endoscope team have just published their latest work entitled ‘Enabling the future of colonoscopy with intelligent and autonomous magnetic manipulation’ – the culmination of 12 years of
Multi-chamber soft pneumatic actuators are useful for many applications, including medical and surgical robotic devices. However, existing methods used for their manufacture often require multiple manual steps, leading to reduced
A literature review on the Gastrointestinal tract has just been published by the STORM Lab UK in Progress of Biomedical Engineering. The inspection of the GI tract is fundamental for
A new podcast talking about robotics has launched; episode 1 features Dr James Chandler a Research Fellow in STORM Lab who is working on low-cost, soft robotic technology for intravascular
Feasibility study for Autonomous Tissue Retraction in Robotic Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery accepted in RA-L.
This paper presents a novel approach for semi-autonomous tissue retraction in minimally invasive surgery; taking advantage of neural networks to detect the candidate flaps for retraction from depth maps of
Teleoperation and contact detection of a waterjet-actuated soft continuum manipulator published in RA-L
Our new work on teleoperation and contact detection of a waterjet-actuated soft continuum manipulator has been published on RA-L. This work presents a method to enable intuitive articulation of a