Futurity – A new augmented reality system lets physiotherapy students see inside the human body by projecting different layers of muscles and bones over the top of a volunteer “patient.”
GeekWire – A medical diagnosis can be one of the most terrifying and confusing days of a patient’s life.
MassDevice – Scopis Medical said today it launched the Holographic Navigation Platform, a system for spinal surgeries which incorporates Microsoft‘s HoloLens mixed reality system.
Nanalyze – The number of visually impaired people in this world amounts to 342 million (more than the entire population of the United States), a number that is shared by both ends of life, the young and the old. Of this number, 23.7 million are U.S. adults experiencing some sort of vision loss.
Tincture – Technology has drastically changed the practice of medicine, arguably for the better. However, many would claim that innovation has put a strain on the patient-physician relationship.
Smithsonian – Doctors and engineers at the University of Maryland team up to build a tool that projects images and vital information right above a patient.
Mobi Health News – The University of Nebraska Medical Center has broken ground on a new $119 million facility meant to help physicians and nurses train for next-generation care delivery using emerging virtual and augmented reality technology.
CIO – Stryker is tapping HoloLens to show prospective customers what its medical tools and furnishings will look like in their operating rooms.
MD&DI – As startups lead the way and major players make moves to enter the market, connected healthcare is poised to advance from imagination to reality.
Using Microsoft’s HoloLens platform, researchers in Oslo have developed a way of turning traditional two-dimensional medical images into 3D augmented-reality models for planning surgery and
Employing new photonics technology, European scientists are developing a new Augmented Reality surgical visor in a bid to improve accuracy of interventions, showing anaesthetic and
The Silicon chip and the stethoscope have long gone hand in hand. Indeed, Moore’s Law, a widely used forecast of rising computing power, can often
The future of healthcare is happening right now. While that future is just barely forming, we are beginning to see how technology is now scratching
Will we have Matrix-like small surgical robots? Will they pull in and out organs from patients’ bodies? The scene is not impossible. It looks like
Philips today announced a rather interesting new breakthrough navigation technology meant for minimally invasive spine surgery for use in their “hybrid ORs.” The ORs themselves
Digital hospitals provide an incredible opportunity for the health care industry to improve their quality and safety of patient care significantly. Digital hospitals would support
Training surgeons on specific surgical procedures is expensive and hard. London-based Touch Surgery has created more than 200 training programs for surgical procedures to be completed
The year 2016 presented the world with a number of big surprises. Some positive, some negative, depending on whom one asks. Here at Medgadget, 2016
Augmented reality is the next great technological breakthrough. Pokémon Go, the hottest AR game, has been downloaded more than 100 million times with over 20
The healthcare industry has enthusiastically adopted innovative technology, ranging from robotic pill dispensers to AI systems that organise medical data. Automated records, IoT, 3D printing