Genentech va former les chirurgiens ophtalmologues en réalité virtuelle pour son nouveau traitement de la DMLA

Genetech prévoit de former plus de 2200 professionnels à la pose de son implant grâce à la réalité virtuelle. La formation se passera avec un Oculus Rift et un équipement haptique dédié. C’est une des premières utilisation de la réalité virtuelle pour la formation à un produit spécifique qui est envisagée avec cette ampleur. Dans un entretien accordé au Wall Street Journal, Genentech explique s’être inspiré du secteur de l’aviation civile, qui s’appuie lourdement sur…

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Researchers develop new augmented reality app to assess spatial memory

With this application, researchers provide an easy way to train memory for people with Alzheimer’s disease. The tool could be also used to monitor patient illness evolution and to discover early element of spatial disorders for childs Researchers of the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) and the University of Zaragoza have developed an augmented reality app to assess spatial memory. Among its uses, it could be utilised for people with Alzheimer’s disease, as a tool…

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Medical Software Maker Medivis Closes $2.3 Million in Funding to Bring HoloLens to Surgical Platform

Christopher Morley, co-founder of Medivis, wants that surgeons see directly in 3D during operation and don’t be distracted by converting 2D medical picture to the “real world”. To do that, Medivis is developing a complete set of software and the company is working with Microsoft Hololens. With this fund raising, they will spread the Medivis platforme to more testing teams. Using the HoloLens, the SurgicalAR software precisely maps medical imaging onto a surgeon’s view of…

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“La France est le pays dans lequel l’accès à la santé connectée est le plus compliqué”, Eric Carreel, président de Withings

Dans cette interview, Eric Carreel explique la stratégie qu’il est en trin de mettre en place pour placer Withings au coeur de la santé connectée. Son analyse du changement de mentalité aux USA nous oblige à nous demander si, en France, nous ne sommes pas en train de scier la branche sur laquelle nous sommes assis ! Mais la France est le pays au monde dans lequel l’accès à la santé connectée est le plus…

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WHO unveils plans to create a Department of Digital Health

The World Health Organization just announce his plan to create a “Department of Digital Health” with the goal to help countries to understand the power of digital health, potential dangers and ways to implement it. It’s a new and strong signal of the importance of the digital in healthcare. You may also note that WHO develop a special action on data collecting. The Department of Digital Health will, according to WHO, harness “the power of…

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Hyderabad’s “Virtual Raasta” Showcases VR-Based Solutions For Healthcare Domain Services

Presented at last Bio Asia 2019, the “Virtual Raasta” is a VR production house based in Hyderabad (India). Since the event, this company has produced healthcare dedicated content in VR, AR and 360° videos. This is a great example of the development of this market in India, maybe one of the biggest market in asia. It has created a virtual view of the complete human anatomy, which can be used for education purposes where students…

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Augmented reality surgical technology unveiled by Philips and Microsoft

Just after the presentation of the new version of Hololens by Microsoft at MWC, Philips shown an use case in healthcare, precisely in surgery. Connected with Philipes Azurion platform, Hololens allows people to easily see 2D and 3D pictures from various instruments. This tool gives also a more natural way to interact with digital data, throught voice and gestures At the MWC (25–26 February, Barcelona, Spain), formerly the Mobile World Congress, Philips unveiled a unique mixed…

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