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‘The Lifesaving Machines’ Peeks Inside the Beeping, Whirring Machines That Save Lives

An anthropomorphic phantom used in radiation therapy at MedAustron Center for Ion Therapy and Research in Wiener Neustadt, Austria.

The rear view of an anthropomimetic robot, modeled after human anatomy, at the Technical University of Munich.

A myoelectric operated hand prosthesis at Otto Bock Healthcare Products in Vienna, Austria.

Undated historical medical machinery at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria.

The Romeo humanoid robot is a prototype for assisting the elderly, photographed at the Vienna University of Technology in Vienna, Austria.

Glass model of a heart at Medtronic, Inc in Vienna, Austria.

An electrical stimulator for the vagus nerve in the ear at the Vienna University of Technology in Vienna, Austria.

Roboy is a humanoid robot used to study how muscles work in the Artificial Intelligence Lab at the University of Munich in Germany.

The MiroSurge System, used for surgery, at the Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.

A computerized device for cardiac scanning from Siemens Healthineers, photographed at Landesklinikum Mödling Hospital in Mödling, Austria.

CaStar Infant CPAP helmet in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Intersurgical SpA in Mirandola, Italy.

Model of a heart, illuminated by a pulsing laser to measure flow patterns, at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria.