Brian Hoffman

Managing Principal Engineer at Intuitive Surgical
Medical Devices

Experience

Managing Principal Engineer
Intuitive Surgical
Public Company; Medical Devices
August 1999 - Present

Patents (21)

Robust sparse image matching for robotic surgery
Wenyi Zhao, Chenyu Wu, David Hirvonen, Tao Zhao, Brian D Hoffman, Simon Dimaio
July 1, 2010: 20100166323-A1

Efficient 3-d telestration for local robotic proctoring
Wenyi Zhao, Chenyu Wu, David Hirvonen, Christopher J Hasser, Brian E Miller, Catherine J Mohr, Myriam J Curet, Tao Zhao, Simon Dimaio, Brian D Hoffman
July 1, 2010: 20100164950-A1

Fiducial marker design and detection for locating surgical instrument in images
Tao Zhao, Wenyi Zhao, Daniel J Halabe, Brian D Hoffman, William C Nowlin
July 1, 2010: 20100168562-A1

Augmented stereoscopic visualization for a surgical robot using time duplexing
David Scott, Wenyi Zhao, Christopher J Hasser, Brian D Hoffman, Ian McDowall, Catherine J Mohr, John D Stern
October 29, 2009: 20090270678-A1


Augmented stereoscopic visualization for a surgical robot
David D Scott, Wenyi Zhao, Christopher J Hasser, Brian D Hoffman, Paul Lilagan, Ian McDowall, Catherine J Mohr, John D Stern, Tao Zhao
October 29, 2009: 20090268015-A1

Augmented stereoscopic visualization for a surgical robot using a captured fluorescence image and captured stereoscopic visible images
Wenyi Zhao, Christopher J Hasser, Brian D Hoffman, Catherine J Mohr, John D Stern, Tao Zhao
October 29, 2009: 20090268010-A1

Augmented stereoscopic visualization for a surgical robot using a camera unit with a modified prism
David Scott, Wenyi Zhao, Brian D Hoffman, Ian McDowell, Catherine J Mohr, John D Stern
October 29, 2009: 20090268011-A1

Controlling a robotic surgical tool with a display monitor
Brian D Hoffman, William C Nowlin
October 1, 2009: 20090248036-A1

Synthetic representation of a surgical instrument
David Q Larkin, Brian D Hoffman, Paul W Mohr
July 30, 2009: 20090192523-A1