Low-cost, high-accuracy GPS-like system for flexible medical robots -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Low-cost, high-accuracy GPS-like system for flexible medical robots

19.05.2020

Image: Technology for locating medical robots; Copyright: David Baillot/University of California San Diego

The researchers then used existing magnet localization methods to develop a computer model that predicts the robot's location. GPS satellites ping smartphones and based on how long it takes for the signal to arrive, the GPS receiver in the smartphone can determine where the cell phone is.

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