2016 Summer Project Week/MRI Manipulator

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Key Investigators

  • Scheherazade Kraß
  • Longquan Chen

Project Description


  • Obtaining a better understanding of OpenIGTLink and gathering practical experience:
  1. How to use and integrate it in different robotic devices using:
    1. MeVisLab applications
    2. Slicer

Approach, Plan

  • Defining different workflows for communication between robotic device and MeVislab applications, including sending/receiving strings, image sets and control commands for:
  1. The MRI compatible Manipulator, a 5 DoF robot for performing transrectal prostate biopsies.
  2. The Kuka LBR robot used in a MeVislab based research project.
  • Defined Scenarios :
  1. Workflow01:


  • to be defined in the project week.