da Vinci Research Kit (dVRK)

  • Open research platform based on da Vinci System by Intuitive Surgical
  • Surgeon's console with two Master Tool Manipulators (MTMs)
  • MTM 8-degree-of-freedom robot
  • Patient's end with two Patient Side Manipulators (PSMs)
  • PSM 7-degree-of-freedom robot
  • PSMs teleoperated by MTMs with coordinated foot-pedal movements


Contacts and Directions

ICAROS  - Policlinico Università di Napoli Federico II, via Pansini 5, bldg. 5, 80131 Naples, Italy


DIRECTOR: Prof. Nicola Longo [nicola (dot) longo (at) unina (dot) it]