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How Intuitive Surgical Is Preparing for the Battle of the Bots

da-vinci-xi-02As a pioneer and longtime leader of the surgical robotics space, it would be easy to see how Intuitive Surgical could get complacent at the top. But on the company’s second quarter 2016 earnings call on July 19, executives seemed acutely aware that they are facing increasingly fierce competition.

In particular, the heat is coming from Israeli-based Mazor Robotics, which in May inked a development and distribution deal with Medtronic, and Verb Surgical, an upstart formed by Johnson & Johnson and Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences). Just this week, orthopedics player Zimmer Biomet also entered the ring with its purchase of French surgical robotics firm Medtech.

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