Titan Medical wins new patent to expand surgical robot IP

The Enos surgical robot platform. [Image from Titan Medical]Titan Medical (Nasdaq:TMDI) announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark office (USPTO) issued a new patent for its surgical robot.

The USPTO issued patent No. 11,504,191, titled “Graphical User Interface for a Robotic Surgical System.” It generally covers a graphical user interface (GUI) overlay of a surgical workspace to track instrument movement.

According to Titan, the patent aims to enhance the surgeon’s user experience.

“The granting of this patent is a result of our strategic plan to independently build and protect a robust patent portfolio in robotic-assisted surgery, including around the Enos robotic single-access surgical system. Today’s news validates our commitment to the continuum of innovation in robotic-assisted surgery,” said Cary Vance, president and CEO of Titan. “Along with recent patent application filings, including some that have recently published, this patent dem…

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8 more surgical robotics companies you need to know

The Versius surgical robotics system [Image from CMR Surgical] You know the big hitters in surgical robotics. Here are some of the companies you may not know about, but you should keep an eye on them.

Last month, MassDevice compiled a list of 16 surgical robotics companies you need to know. That list included the usual suspects, like Intuitive, Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson and more. But, a list of 16 companies hardly scratches the surface.

Competition continues to heat up what is already one of the hottest spaces in medtech. Here are eight more companies that made waves in robot-assisted surgery recently:

Company Robotic system CMR Surgical Versius Medical Microinstruments Symani Levita Magnetics MARS Virtuoso Surgical Virtuoso System eCential Robotics Surgivisio Globus Medical ExcelsiusGPS Distalmotion Dexter Quantum Surgical Epione CMR Surgical

Cambridge, United Kingdom-based CMR Surgical took a massive step forward in 2021.

The …
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