Bill Gates-Backed Vicarious Surgical Adds a Virtual Reality Twist To Robots In The Operating Room

In an operating room in rural Idaho, doctors prep a patient for surgery. They make a tiny, thumb-sized incision into the patient and insert a small robot while across the country a surgeon puts on a virtual reality headset, grabs their controllers and prepares to operate.

While this scene may seem like science fiction now, a Charlestown, Mass.-based startup called Vicarious Surgical is developing the technology to make that vision a reality. READ MORE ON: TECH CRUNCH

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RoboticsYusra Hamid