Photos: Innovation on display at SRI

SRI's robotic surgical system was the first to be cleared by the FDA in the 1990s. Surgeons in the United States, Asia and Europe use the minimally invasive system to help patients recover faster. SRI spun off Intuitive Surgical in 1995.

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