Virtual reality, augmented reality can improve surgeons’ training

In this article Justin Barad (CEO of Osso VR) summarizes benefits of AR and VR in the surgeon’s training. He lists, of course, many useful (and up-to-date) examples but you can find also inside the text an interesting reflexion about the future of these technologies. As author explains, immersive technologies in healthcare are more en more complex and it will become a real challenge to explain to surgeons how to use it in the close…

"Virtual reality, augmented reality can improve surgeons’ training"

Mount Sinai HELPS Center Study Finds Virtual Reality ACLS Simulation Training Effective for Assessing ACLS Competency

In this study conducted at Mount Sinai HELPS Center, authors compare VR and mannequin-based simulations for ACLS (Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support) training. They show that users measured skills in VR is closely correlated with those in classical method (with the mannequin). Even if VR can’t replace the old method, it will be very efficient to be used for individualized training, more often and for a lower cost. The study found that VR simulation was predictive…

"Mount Sinai HELPS Center Study Finds Virtual Reality ACLS Simulation Training Effective for Assessing ACLS Competency"

Augmented reality glasses may help people with low vision better navigate their environment

A research team of USC (University of Southern California) have made a system to help people with low vision to better see obstacles. The principle is quite simple : object around the user is scanned and overlapped with distinct colors through Hololens glasses. Results are very impressive despite severe limitations due to hardware. In a new study of patients with retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited degenerative eye disease that results in poor vision, Keck School of…

"Augmented reality glasses may help people with low vision better navigate their environment"

VR in the Classroom: The Future of Immersive Education with AR/VR

Even if this article is not really related to healthcare sector, it presents the use of VR (and AR) for education and how to use it effectively in a classroom. Immersive technologies have a ability to help students to be concentrated on their tasks. It’s useful for young people and it’s even more useful for people with autistic syndromes, who struggle with soft skills. It’s a new example of amazing possibilities of VR in these…

"VR in the Classroom: The Future of Immersive Education with AR/VR"

Virtual Reality for drug discovery is for real!

As virtual reality technologies becomes more and more accessible, R&D team in biotech try different approaches to use it in they every-day work. In this article, authors explain how it can be used to see (and even to feel!) complex molecular 3D geometry. The exemple of the exploration of this field by Novartis with the start-up Nanome illustrates what could be drug discovery tomorrow. Using the collaborative VR platform developed by four-year-old Nanome, scientists can…

"Virtual Reality for drug discovery is for real!"

HRV Simulation combine casque de réalité virtuelle et retour haptique pour mieux former les dentistes

Les simulateurs de l’entreprise sont utilisés aujourd’hui dans 11 pays et dans 25 universités. Avec le financement du programme Epic MegaGrants d’Epic Games, (Unreal Engine) la société va améliorer son produit et passer à l’utilisation de casques de réalité virtuelle pour renforcer l’immersion. “A terme, l’utilisation des casques pourraient nous permettre de diminuer par deux le coût des simulateurs,” poursuit James Markey. Ces derniers coûtent aujourd’hui dans les 50 000 euros, la majorité du coût…

"HRV Simulation combine casque de réalité virtuelle et retour haptique pour mieux former les dentistes"

The Living Heart: FDA renews contract with Dassault to evaluate 3D simulation, virtual patients

The Living Heart Project of Dassault Systèmes allows virtual experiments on medical devices and even drugs since last year. There are now 130 partners in this project and the collaboration with the FDA could increase this number. The next step for Dassault Systèmes is to plan medical trials with virtual patients. With the demonstration of efficiency of this process, future medical trails could be very different from today and much more accurate. Dassault Systèmes today…

"The Living Heart: FDA renews contract with Dassault to evaluate 3D simulation, virtual patients"

Virtual reality helps U of A students battle exam anxiety

At the University of Alberta, occupational therapy students can use virtual reality to practice before their clinical exams. According to teachers, it allows to decrease anxiety and help them to get better results. Now with the virtual reality program, students can experience the entire process — from opening the room door to diagnosing a patient — without leaving the lab. Instead of traditional actors playing standardized patients, the virtual program has multiple virtual patients, modeled…

"Virtual reality helps U of A students battle exam anxiety"

Un ours en peluche robotisé pour le suivi des enfants hospitalisés

Dans cet article vous trouverez un court résumé des résultats obtenus par plusieurs équipes de recherche dans l’utilisation de peluches “intelligentes” auprès d’enfants hospitalisés. Les réponses des peluches étant liées à l’enfant, ce dernier y est plus réceptif. Cela donne des idées intéressantes de développement comme l’utilisation des peluches pour aider à l’observance des traitements. L’étude a principalement démontré la faisabilité d’intégrer “Huggable” dans les services hospitaliers. Mais les résultats ont surtout montré que les…

"Un ours en peluche robotisé pour le suivi des enfants hospitalisés"

How smart glasses will transform surgery

In this short video, we will see how AR glasses is used by a team of Munich’s Technical University in surgery. Researchers at Munich’s Technical University are developing smart surgical glasses for operating theaters. Allowing for a 3D visual representation of the patient, Augmented Reality is set to revolutionize surgery. Source: How smart glasses will transform surgery | Tomorrow Today – The Science Magazine | DW | 27.07.2019

"How smart glasses will transform surgery"

Enabling health care with artificial intelligence in Australia

In this short article from Dhannu Daniel, managing director at Accenture, you will discover that “93% of health executives have AI projects on their agenda” in Australia! The author explains four big areas where these technologies could be useful, mainly by augmenting people possibilities. A healthcare executive survey showed that an impressive 72% of Australian healthcare leaders are either piloting or planning AI adoption.1 Furthermore, 93% of health executives have AI projects on their agenda,…

"Enabling health care with artificial intelligence in Australia"

Effectiveness of the HoloLens mixed-reality headset in minimally invasive surgery: a simulation-based feasibility study

In this article, authors show that the use of Hololens AR helmet improves endoscopic surgery. With a test panel of 72 people from novice to expert level, this study shows a better efficiency than with conventional screens, especially for less skilled people. This study demonstrates that the device facilitated improved outcomes of performance in novices and was widely accepted as a surgical visual aid by all groups. The HoloLens represents a feasible alternative to the…

"Effectiveness of the HoloLens mixed-reality headset in minimally invasive surgery: a simulation-based feasibility study"

Is virtual reality the next frontier of Alzheimer’s diagnosis?

A research team of Cambridge University published an article last month about the use of VR to test development of dementia. For example, a simple VR test of navigation could help physicians to detect signs of Alzheimer’s disease earlier than with standard cognitive tests. VR technologies could also help to test more accurately specific drugs for the disease. Doctors diagnose dementia in around 10 million people every year, and 60–70% of these new diagnoses detect…

"Is virtual reality the next frontier of Alzheimer’s diagnosis?"

Thermo Fisher Opens VR Training Center In Greenville

Thermo Fisher Scientific (an American biotechnology product development company) use now virtual reality to train new employees in the Greenville’s factory. As the factory looks for more than 100 new people, the VR will be used to shorten training time by up to 50%! For the moment, only a room is operational for 20 persons but other are planed. The company has installed a training center equipped with virtual reality capabilities to help advance the onboarding and training…

"Thermo Fisher Opens VR Training Center In Greenville"

Vicky Smalley presents FundamentalVR at AWE USA 2019

In this video Vicky Smalley (CTO of FundamentalVR) presents company software products and the vision behind present and future developments. She enhances the importance of accurate haptic simulation in surgery training. Our mission at FundamentalVR is to give medical personnel access to the best simulations on a day-to-day basis. We believe that every surgeon should have the opportunity to rehearse, practise and test themselves within a safe, controllable space that is as close to real…

"Vicky Smalley presents FundamentalVR at AWE USA 2019"

Une start-up de Perpignan propose des randonnées virtuelles aux personnes à mobilité réduite

Vythisi est une jeune entreprise de Perpignan qui propose des balades en vidéos 360°. Testées dans plusieurs établissements, l’effet de ces expériences a été surprenante pour l’équipe de l’entreprise et pour le personnel soignant. “Je vois des bateaux, j’entends le clapotis de l’eau, la mer est magnifique !, s’enthousiasme le retraité, ancien passionné de randonnée. Je peux tourner la tête à droite ou à gauche. C’est comme si j’y étais vraiment. J’ai l’impression de retrouver…

"Une start-up de Perpignan propose des randonnées virtuelles aux personnes à mobilité réduite"

AI Application in Dentistry and its Benefits

In this short article you will learn how AI is going to transform dentistry in many ways. Of course, this technology will help dentist to find problems on bitewing radiographies (like in many other kind of pictures analysing) but it can also help to design prosthetics and even optimizing operations scheduling! Digitization has not only increased the efficiency but also improved the predictability of procedures. Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have a significant impact on dental…

"AI Application in Dentistry and its Benefits"

First Major Trial Of VR Therapy For Serious Mental Health Conditions Launches

U.K. National Institute of Health Research has launched a really big project (£4 million funded) to test the efficiency of VR in mental health therapy. This project is called “gameChange” and it evolves many partners (both private and public). In particular, it will test VR products of Oxford VR start-up. The first large-scale trial on psychosis patients will bring robust results on VR efficiency next year according to Oxford VR CEO and allows clinicians to…

"First Major Trial Of VR Therapy For Serious Mental Health Conditions Launches"

Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life

In this article you will explore how virtual embodiment can modify behaviours. It’s even more powerful when senses are simulated, like sense of touch. Even if the article is not closely related to health, it’s easy to imagine the use of VR to better understand stressful situations and how to prevent it. The ability to embody a virtual avatar blurs the lines between what’s going on in the headset and what’s happening in real life.…

"Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life"

Augmented Reality Perceives Real-Time Pain of Patients

CLARAi (clinical augmented reality and artificial intelligence) is a experimental tool developed by the University of Michigan to measure and to show “pain level” as objectively as possible. It uses Microsoft HoloLens AR glasses to help physicians to visualize pain “on the head” of patient! Another great advantage of CLARAi is to possibility to transport it easily. It allows to use it almost everywhere. Red and blue dots were used to denote location and level…

"Augmented Reality Perceives Real-Time Pain of Patients"

VR & AR for Healthcare & Pharma – Overcome Challenges, Find Opportunities and Drive ROI

In this webinar from http://vr-intelligence.com/ you will find many interesting ways to use VR (and sometime AR) in healthcare. Don’t forget to join the http://vr-intelligence.com/ community to be awarded of new webinars and meeting (like VRX Conference and Expo (December 12-13, San Francisco)!

"VR & AR for Healthcare & Pharma – Overcome Challenges, Find Opportunities and Drive ROI"

Nous devons former des médecins « augmentés » !

Dans cette tribune le Dr Giovanni Briganti revient sur la formation des futurs médecins et la transformation nécessaire des parcours initiaux. Même si le focus est fait sur la Belgique, il est facile de l’étendre à la plupart des pays. Les médecin-ingénieurs (ou médecins augmentés) dont il est question ici sont déjà en cours de formation, souvent hors des structures traditionnelles qui peinent à se réformer. S’il est (presque) certain que l’intelligence artificielle ne pourra…

"Nous devons former des médecins « augmentés » !"

Si je tue le patient parce que j’ai suivi l’IA, qui est responsable ?

Dans cette discussion entre un médecin-chercheur (le Pr François Berger) et un philosophe (Jean-Michel Besnier) vous trouverez d’intéressantes réflexions sur l’utilisation de l’IA dans le domaine de la santé. Le point à retenir est celui de la qualité de la donnée qui alimente ces algorithmes, entre bias, émotions implicitement intégrées et simple “trous dans la raquette”. Loin des poncifs actuels sur l’IA, cet entretien nous rappelle que les résultats restent encore partiels et pas toujours…

"Si je tue le patient parce que j’ai suivi l’IA, qui est responsable ?"

La réalité virtuelle pour découvrir des médicaments ?

En recherche et en particulier en biologie, les appareils modernes permettent de récupérer de grandes quantités de données sur les expériences. Même si les progrès de l’ intelligence artificielle permettent de trier et de comprendre de mieux en mieux ces paramètres, les chercheurs doivent pouvoir facilement se les représenter. Pour cela la réalité virtuelle offre une ergonomie intéressante et nous voyons apparaitre des croisements de domaine intéressant. Dans cet article, une équipe de chimiste de…

"La réalité virtuelle pour découvrir des médicaments ?"

A Breakthrough in Medical Simulation for the Battlefield with PerSim

The United States Army will use soon an AR devices to train medical staff in realistic conditions. MedCognition will bring a set of scenarios related to medical operations in battlefield conditions. People will use it to be trained with real medical devices and, of course, with the feeling to be “on the field”. MedCognition will utilize its PerSim AR system to create military-specific trauma training modules for supporting tactical combat casualty care, as well as…

"A Breakthrough in Medical Simulation for the Battlefield with PerSim"

Is Virtual Reality the ultimate empathy machine for racism?

In this article Jeremy Bailenson, co-producer of 1,000 Cut Journey movie talks about the real action of VR on people behavior, especially if they are “as though they are in the body of someone else”. The Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University and the Cogburn Research Group at Columbia University shown that is possible to increase empathy for others with the use of virtual reality. The most important factor to get best results is the…

"Is Virtual Reality the ultimate empathy machine for racism?"

La réalité virtuelle au service de la rééducation de la tétraplégie

source image : http://www.defisdhommes.fr Ce projet porté par Paul Monnier (fondateur de l’association Défis d’hommes) et le studio de réalité virtuelle ICEBERG, l’objectif est d’aider à la rééducation des membres supérieurs. Présenté au festival Futur(e)s, le système est en test depuis un an au centre de rééducation de Paul Monnier et donne des résultats particulièrement intéressant. D’un point de vue conceptuel, le projet est relativement simple : l’utilisateur pose des capteurs sur son avant-bras. Ces…

"La réalité virtuelle au service de la rééducation de la tétraplégie"

An augmented reality approach for ADL support in Alzheimer’s disease: a crossover trial

In this study, authors demonstrate that the use of augmented reality improve the capacities of Alzheimer patient to do complex tasks. Even if the hardware (here they use Hololens from Microsoft) is not adapted to everyday life, this kind of assistance is really promising. In this crossover study, we used an augmented reality approach using a Microsoft HoloLens to support patients in a tea making task. During task execution, subjects received three-dimensional dynamic holograms of…

"An augmented reality approach for ADL support in Alzheimer’s disease: a crossover trial"

Medivis SurgicalAR Gets FDA Clearance

Short after a fund raising, Medivis (New York) annonces that SurgicalAR plateform gets now the 510(K) Clearance from FDA. This “Premarket Notification” allows Medivis to deploy this solution across United States territory and increased the number of studies on its effectiveness. Medivis announced that its augmented reality (AR) technology platform for surgical applications, SurgicalAR, has received 510(k) clearance for clinical use in the operating room by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The New…

"Medivis SurgicalAR Gets FDA Clearance"

Virtual reality makes real-world difference for high school student with autism

In this short article, you will find how library of Churchill County High School use virtual reality to help students to understand sciences and technologies. And you will discover an unforeseen benefit  with Evan, a 18-year-old autistic student. When Worthy learned the high school library had joined a group of early adopters in a virtual reality program — offered through the Nevada State Library — he brought Evans down to give it a try. Something…

"Virtual reality makes real-world difference for high school student with autism"

La réalité virtuelle pour former les élèves infirmiers en Suisse

La solution de simulation développée par l’entreprise Suisse UbiSim utilise la réalité virtuelle pour permettre aux élèves infirmiers de s’exercer à la pratique de la transfusion sanguine. L’utilisation est possible en complète autonomie pour les étudiants. La simulation leur permet de maitriser parfaitement le geste technique et, ensuite, de mieux se concentrer sur le rapport avec le patient. Développée conjointement par des élèves de la Haute Ecole de la santé La Source et la start-up…

"La réalité virtuelle pour former les élèves infirmiers en Suisse"

Mixed Reality Will Soon Be in the Service of Science Labs

In this article you will find a presentation of Holo4Labs tools and a description of potential uses of augmented reality in a science laboratory. This product is in fact a HMI (human-machine interface) to the software solution4labs. In HCS Pharma we have presented a very similar view of the future of laboratories at Forum Labo 2017 The laboratory of the future will be very different. Emerging technology is radically reshaping the way we tackle daily…

"Mixed Reality Will Soon Be in the Service of Science Labs"

A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. It Got an A

In this article of the New York Times, you can find a presentation of a study on lung cancer CT scans and how AI could help to detect specific nodules. With 6716 cases for the training set, the model shows more than 90% of success with “reductions of 11% in false positives and 5% in false negatives”. You note that Google team are deeply involved in this study. “The whole experimentation process is like a…

"A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. It Got an A"

Understanding Machine Learning And Deep Learning In Medicine

In this very interesting article, The Medical Futurist allows us ti better understand what is AI, which technologies are behind and, more important, what we can do now with it! AI technologies are close companions to visualisation technologies like VR ou AR. It’s very useful to study both of them to create most useful experiments. Navigating in the sea of information about artificial intelligence is tough. As everyone realized that the technologies leading to A.I.…

"Understanding Machine Learning And Deep Learning In Medicine"

Augmented-reality navigation technology for precision surgery

In this article a surgery team from Karolinska University Hospital explains the use of augmented reality in collaboration with Philips. Surgeons use real time images with digital overlay during operation to place spinal implants. This “navigation tool” allows a fantastic accuracy and a “3D position check” for implants directly in operation room. In spine surgery, one of the biggest challenges is to place implants in the vertebrae for the treatment of patients with spinal malformations,…

"Augmented-reality navigation technology for precision surgery"

Stella Surgical, l’intelligence artificielle au service des greffes de foies

Cette application utilise des algorithmes d’analyse d’images pour déterminer instantanément le taux de stéatose d’un foie. Elle permet donc à un chirurgien d’estimer rapidement si l’organe est adapté à la transplantation. L’application est aujourd’hui utilisable sur un smartphone mais on peut facilement l’imaginer installée dans des lunettes de réalité augmentée utilisées par le chirurgien durant une intervention. L’idée de six associés comprenant chirurgiens, ingénieurs et commerciaux ? Faire appel au traitement d’image et à l’intelligence…

"Stella Surgical, l’intelligence artificielle au service des greffes de foies"

La réalité virtuelle pour former les médecins à l’annonce d’un événement grave

L’utilisation de la réalité virtuelle en santé est très souvent relié à la formation aux gestes techniques, que ce soit pour apprendre à utiliser des machines ou pour répéter des gestes de chirurgie. Dans cet exemple d’utilisation développé par le Laboratoire parole et langage et le Laboratoire des sciences de l’information et des systèmes (CNRS Marseille) la technologie permet à des médecins de développer leurs compétences sociales, en particulier dans l’annonce de faits douloureux aux…

"La réalité virtuelle pour former les médecins à l’annonce d’un événement grave"

How Osso VR is Reshaping the Surgical Training Process

Osso VR is a young Boston company which offer a VR solution to train orthopedic surgeons. In this article, Dr. Justin Barad, (CEO) explains how VR could also be use beyond initial training, to measure quantitatily skills for exemple. Training tests has been done and results are really impressive. Dr. Justin Barad hopes to extend perimeter of Osso VR simulations in the next few months to heart surgery. With Osso VR, those who are learning…

"How Osso VR is Reshaping the Surgical Training Process"

La réalité virtuelle pour aider ceux qui souffrent de la maladie de Parkinson

Dans cet article une utilisation de la réalité virtuelle sur 10 patients souffrant de la maladie de Parkinson est présentée avec en particulier une amélioration significative de l’équilibre. Cette étude menée par le “Motion Capture Core Facility” de l’université de l’Utah a été menée du 10 patients pendant 6 semaines. Les patients-volontaires ont bénéficié de 3 séances de réalité virtuelle de 30 minutes par semaine durant 6 semaines. Au terme de l’expérience, les chercheurs ont…

"La réalité virtuelle pour aider ceux qui souffrent de la maladie de Parkinson"

Randomized, Crossover Study of Immersive Virtual Reality to Decrease Opioid Use During Painful Wound Care Procedures in Adults

This study was made on a sample of adult patients with painful wounds from deep or partial burns. Authors used an VR world called SnowWorld (developed at the University of Washington HITLab) to reduce pain perception. They showed that 39% less opioids were administered when IVR therapy used compared with wound procedures when IVR was not used. IVR during painful wound care procedures significantly reduced the amount of opioid medication administered during the procedure compared…

"Randomized, Crossover Study of Immersive Virtual Reality to Decrease Opioid Use During Painful Wound Care Procedures in Adults"

A body-swapping VR experience for healthcare training for SAGE Publishing.

The SUSAN Project is a learning experience using VR to help future nurse to develop their soft skills in a very particular situation : taking care of a patient with suicidal thoughts. The project is done in partnership with Somewhere Else VR company and a team of UCL MedTech Society. Working with Subject Matter Experts and Higher Education experts, SAGE identified a challenge in psychiatric nursing education : students needed a new way of practicing their…

"A body-swapping VR experience for healthcare training for SAGE Publishing."

Acid test: how psychedelic virtual reality can help end society’s mass bad trip

The first “cyberdelic incubator” is now open in Merbourne with the support of Australian Psychedelic Society. In this place, artists and scientists use VR to explore new states of consciousness. VR exposure therapy is even starting to be used to treat trauma, such as in the case of those who have experienced car accidents and who will be intentionally triggered – in a controlled environment – by a scene such as driving down a similar-looking…

"Acid test: how psychedelic virtual reality can help end society’s mass bad trip"

Les médecins britanniques peuvent pratiquer Des soins d’urgence en réalité virtuelle

Le National Health Service anglais et la société Oxford Medical Simulation ont mis au point un outil en réalité virtuelle permettant aux médecins de s’entraîner à prendre en charge des patients en urgence diabétique. Le système permet de mieux reconnaître les symptômes et surtout de poser un diagnostique plus rapidement. Le projet est en phase pilote, il pourra bientôt être étendu à tout le pays. Le système de formation en RV a été mis en…

"Les médecins britanniques peuvent pratiquer Des soins d’urgence en réalité virtuelle"

Augmented Reality Positioned to Disrupt Children’s Health

Stayhealthy, a Californian company, has chosen to use AR to help children to better know their own body and health. With the application “Color Quest: an Art Adventure” they allow allow children to understand many things by gaming! The company has spent the last twenty years aggressively pursuing science-based research to define the best way to use advanced technologies to give people a better understanding of their own personal healthcare. With a new generation of…

"Augmented Reality Positioned to Disrupt Children’s Health"

Physiological Monitoring During Augmented Reality Exercise Confirms Advantages to Health and Well-Being

In this very interesting study about the use of AR as a way to encourage physical exercices, authors demonstrate that results are clear and mesured. AR helps the gamification of exercices and increase the implication of users. The immersion helps also to make exercices for a longer time. This study successfully showed that inexpensive easy-to-use AR systems can effectively contribute to exercise programs. Future game design recommendations, including feedback, mixed reality, and stress tracking, are…

"Physiological Monitoring During Augmented Reality Exercise Confirms Advantages to Health and Well-Being"

Recherche : ils jouent avec des molécules en réalité virtuelle

La réalité virtuelle est de plus en plus utilisée pour “voir” les structures complexes des molécules et pour comprendre les interactions entre composés. L’imagerie 3D est aussi une potentielle utilisatrice de ces technologies. C’est d’ailleurs un des axes de recherche porté par HCS Pharma dans le but de mieux interpréter les résultats des analyses 3D. “Il est difficile de résoudre les structures protéiques” écrit Steve McCloskey, fondateur et PDG de Nanome. “Un seul résidu égaré…

"Recherche : ils jouent avec des molécules en réalité virtuelle"

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…

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

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…

"Researchers develop new augmented reality app to assess spatial memory"

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…

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

“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…

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