The project aims to develop an Intuitive one hand guided endoscopic tool holder manipulation assistant based on a Stäubli TX2-60L with a native implementation of real-time communication/external commands using an external Beckhoff TwinCAT3 controller via EtherCAT protocol.
BIROMED-Lab, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel, has experience in developing robotic hardware and control solutions for medical applications using EtherCAT-based technology. Also experience in conducting user-studies to evaluate robot performance.
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