Verb’s goal is to introduce a better, cheaper surgical robot into the market in 2020, plus a bunch of software tools for capturing insights from procedures.
Many Alphabet engineers who used to work at Project Loon (stratospheric balloons to deliver internet) are currently on loan to Verb.
The best-known surgical robot is Intuitive’s da Vinci robot. The list price for a fourth-generation da Vinci is almost $2 million.
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