Why it is called da vinci robot?
Why is the surgical robot named da vinci? Where does it came from?
- Anonymous7 years agoFavorite Answer
According to the manufacturer, Intuitive Surgical, because of Leonardo da Vinci's interests in anatomy and (what we'd now call) robotics:
Why 'da Vinci'
The name "da Vinci " stems for the 15th century inventor, painter, philosopher and Renaissance man: da Vinci is widely known for advancing the study of human anatomy. He participated in autopsies, produced many extremely detailed anatomical drawings and planned a comprehensive work of human and comparative anatomy.
His study of human anatomy eventually led to the design of the first known robot in history. This design, which has come to be known as "Leonardo's Robot," was probably made around the year 1495 but was rediscovered in the 1950s. da Vinci was intrigued by mechanics and automation. He developed a number of mannequins including a mechanical knight.
- Intuitive Surgical website http://www.intuitivesurgical.com/company/history/
- Anonymous6 years ago
As explained by the device manufacturer, they called it da Vinci because of Leonardo da Vinci's great contribution in robotics, scientific inventions, and anatomy.You may consult a medica expert for more information about the device.Source(s): http://www.davincilawsuit.net
- Anonymous7 years ago
The surgical robot was named after Leonardo da vinci. As far as I know, Leonardo da vinci as invented the first robot. It has also used in anatomical accuracy and three-dimensional details to bring his works to life.
- choko_canyonLv 77 years ago
It comes from Leonardo da Vinci, a rather well-known artist, craftsman, and inventor. Perhaps you've heard of him?