Home Health & Medical Mikoto: Training Robot for Medical Students

Mikoto: Training Robot for Medical Students

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Meet Mikoto: a medical simulation robot that allows young doctors and students to practice without putting any patient in danger. Medical venture Tmsuk R&D Inc. & Tottori University Hospital unveiled this robot to give users endotracheal intubation and gastrointestinal endoscopy hands-on training.

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Students get a score as they finish their sessions with this robot. Mikoto has a sensor in its throat to detect pressure and respond. The Japan Times has more on the story here.

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