• Corpus ID: 235212568

VeniBot: Towards Autonomous Venipuncture with Automatic Puncture Area and Angle Regression from NIR Images

  title={VeniBot: Towards Autonomous Venipuncture with Automatic Puncture Area and Angle Regression from NIR Images},
  author={Xuechun Cao and Zijie Chen and Bolin Lai and Yuxuan Wang and Yu Chen and Zhe Cao and Zhilin Yang and Nanyang Ye and Ju-fang Zhao and Xiao-Yun Zhou and Peng Qi},
Venipucture is a common step in clinical scenarios, and is with highly practical value to be automated with robotics. Nowadays, only a few on-shelf robotic systems are developed, however, they can not fulfill practical usage due to varied reasons. In this paper, we develop a compact venipucture robot — VeniBot, with four parts, six motors and two imaging devices. For the automation, we focus on the positioning part and propose a Dual-In-Dual-Out network based on two-step learning and two-task… 


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