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"

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…

"WHO unveils plans to create a Department of Digital Health"

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…

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

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…

"Augmented reality surgical technology unveiled by Philips and Microsoft"

Operative Anatomy of the Human Skull: A Virtual Reality Expedition

In this article, authors explain the creation of a high quality 3D model of human cranial vault. They also show the benefice of this medication for surgery training, education, and research. The skull models that were presented have the potential to serve as a novel method of understanding cranial anatomy with an emphasis on accuracy, completeness, and visual appeal. It has utility in educational, illustrative, and surgical training purposes. The models provide critical insight into the…

"Operative Anatomy of the Human Skull: A Virtual Reality Expedition"

Virtual Medicine for Real Patients

In this article, you will find many examples where “in silico” methods and computing can change biology. In drug discovery, it’s really interesting to see that it allows us to make multiple virtual assays and only synthesize and test only promising compounds. It’s a new era of modeling and simulation, which is accelerating discovery for drugs, vaccines, medical devices, materials, and many other products. For years, simulations have been used for physical systems, to cheaply…

"Virtual Medicine for Real Patients"

ESOP : notre solution de digitalisation des procédures opérateurs en réalité augmentée

Altran a présenté ce cas d’usage, réalisé en partenariat avec Sanofi, dans le cadre de l’opération ” l’Usine Extraordinaire” l’année dernière au Grand Palais à Paris. Il s’agit de donner des outils facilitateurs à des opérateurs en charge, en particulier, du contrôle qualité en laboratoire. L’utilisation de réalité augmentée projetée permet de ne pas modifier fondamentalement le mode opératoire et de ne pas contraindre l’utilisateur à utiliser de nouveaux outils. Grâce à notre use case…

"ESOP : notre solution de digitalisation des procédures opérateurs en réalité augmentée"

Digital therapy for depression to be developed through pharma collaboration

We see more and more pharmaceuticals industries developing digital “add-on” to classical drugs. In this article Otsuka America explain why it’s important to think “beyond medication” to help patient in everyday life. CT-152 is a software application that will use cognitive therapy principles to treat patients either independently or in conjunction with prescribed pharmacotherapies. It is aimed the product will fall under the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory framework and be classed as Software as…

"Digital therapy for depression to be developed through pharma collaboration"

VR Offers Patients a Virtual Distraction from Pain

In this short article, you can discover the use of VR for pain control at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. This experiment shows that VR help to reduce pain and anxiety for children, and reduce the need of opioids. It’s interesting to see that hardware for this action are relatively cheap.  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in New York, for instance, has recently run a pilot that equips patients with Samsung Gear Oculus VR headsets that feature…

"VR Offers Patients a Virtual Distraction from Pain"

Stryker, formation à la chirurgie en réalité virtuelle

Cette application de réalité virtuelle permets aux chirurgiens de se former à une technique très particulière sans avoir besoin d’opérer sur un corps. Le temps de formation est réduit et il est possible de facilement transporter le système. Nous avons développé une expérience de réalité virtuelle interactive 3D temps réel. L’objectif était de proposer une expérience qui permette de former le chirurgien sur toutes les phases de l’opération (pré-opération, opération, post-opération). Dans un environnement de bureau de…

"Stryker, formation à la chirurgie en réalité virtuelle"

Riverside Regional partners to create AR app for scope cleaning

Riverside Regional Medical Center teams want to improve the cleaning of reusable endoscopes. To do this, they work with a AR application which explains step-by-step the process and, by the way, decrease mistakes or omissions Augmented reality apps contain software and sensors, and they can integrate digital visual content into a real-world environment. This content enables workers to follow step-by-step instructions displayed in 3D imagery along with safety warnings, 3D animations and written instructions also built…

"Riverside Regional partners to create AR app for scope cleaning"

A Hand‐Eye Calibration Method for Augmented Reality Applied to Computer‐Assisted Orthopedic Surgery

In this article authors present a new calibration method to increase the precision of the position for a Hololens. Using external system combined with embedded SLAM and a “hand‐eye” based approach, it could be possible to lowered uncertainty on Virtual/Real position close to 3 mm. Augmented reality (AR) allows the surgeon to represent holographic patient‐specific anatomical information and surgical instruments on the physical world. To correctly superimpose virtual and physical objects, a hand‐eye calibration method…

"A Hand‐Eye Calibration Method for Augmented Reality Applied to Computer‐Assisted Orthopedic Surgery"

Treating the fear of spiders with augmented reality at MEDICA – World Forum for Medicine

The “DigiPhobie” project, is developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT. It aims to help people with Arachnophobia because many of them has no treatment. The project use AR glasses to view the fearing object but also an IA software to adapt in real time the fear feeling to emotional state of the patient. We transfer real exposure therapy to the digital game system that runs on the data glasses. All therapy tasks…

"Treating the fear of spiders with augmented reality at MEDICA – World Forum for Medicine"

It’s dangerous to think virtual reality is an empathy machine

Are immersive technologies (and of course VR) THE right tools to share and to develop empathy? According to Erick Ramirez (assistant professor in philosophy at Santa Clara University) it is not so clear because it’s really difficult to put a frontier between empathy and sympathy. Results such as these have led Bailenson and others to hail VR as a modern-day empathy machine. VR researchers tell us that simulations can let us see what it’s like…

"It’s dangerous to think virtual reality is an empathy machine"

How Virtual Reality Can Help Fight Dementia

In this article you will discover “Look Back”, a therapy program from the healthcare startup Virtue. Thanks to Virtual Reality, the program help elder people with dementia syndromes to remember their past. Their memories are a a excellent way to remember who they are and where they come from. Some works also show that reminiscent old memories help to improve cognitive functions. Rehman and Gorman are co-founders of the UK-based healthcare startup Virtue, which is focused…

"How Virtual Reality Can Help Fight Dementia"

How Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Can Revolutionize Science?

In this article, Martijn Roelandse introduces a “mixed-reality Hackathon” hosted by Springer Nature and dedicated to exploration of new uses of AR and VR in sciences. It’s very interesting to see that today, many 3D observations (made with confocal devices for example) are still seen on 2D screens! Immersive technologies could revolutionize it, maybe more fastly then we think. With the arrival of the fifth wave of computing, amazing techniques like artificial intelligence, blockchain and…

"How Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Can Revolutionize Science?"

Augmented Reality Allows Specialists to Provide Care in Remote Locations

A team for Purdue University recently presents a system to help health care workers “in the field”. With this teleoperation tool presented at the 2018 Military Health System Research Symposium, experienced surgeons could be virtually anywhere to give advice to local operator. “In this sense, people wearing our AR telementoring device would be able to receive extra information as they operate, in addition to maintaining all the visual and motor capabilities they would normally have,” Edward Rojas…

"Augmented Reality Allows Specialists to Provide Care in Remote Locations"

Augmented reality for interventional oncology: proof-of-concept study of a novel high-end guidance system platform

In this article, a team from Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centre (Jerusalem) presents a AR tool to increase the precision of guidance in interventional oncology. With “Endosight” (system name) the team reports a accuracy of less than 5 mm to guide needle thought patient. Even if many things have to be improved (like the compensation of breath) it seems really encouraging. Augmented reality can assist with needle guidance with great target accuracy for interventional procedures…

"Augmented reality for interventional oncology: proof-of-concept study of a novel high-end guidance system platform"

Chirurgie augmentée : la FDA approuve un premier système de visualisation basé sur HoloLens

English : https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/novarad-augmented-reality-system-for-surgery-gets-fda-nod/540543/ C’est une première dans l’utilisation de la réalité augmentée pour une opération de chirurgie. La FDA vient de valider l’utilisation d’ Hololens associé au logiciel OpenSight pour aider les chirurgiens à préparer une opération. Ce disposition peut être utilisé à plusieurs et comporte un système pour la formation des étudiants. La solution en question se nomme OpenSight. Elle est commercialisée par l’entreprise américaine Novarad, un spécialiste de l’imagerie médicale fondé en 1998.…

"Chirurgie augmentée : la FDA approuve un premier système de visualisation basé sur HoloLens"

Virtual reality for better diagnosis of mental disorders

In this article Gema Climent, CIO of Nesplora Technology and Behaviour, explains how virtual reality can be used to evaluate brain disorders. It’s an efficient way to measure cognitive function more accurately than old methods. A more surprising thing is that patients are more motivated to be evaluated because VT tools are easy to use and more “fun”. Enter Nesplora Technology and Behaviour and its VR-based evaluation tools for mental disorders: A set of virtual…

"Virtual reality for better diagnosis of mental disorders"

How virtual reality can change the way we see our molecular world

“Nano Simbox” is a application to discover molecular and atomic scale of matter. It’s design to be immersive, fully interactive and collaborative. As Dr. David Glowacki said, this application show the motion of each particles and allow you to “feel” hidden electrical interactions, or more precisely to explore many different configurations of atoms with your hands. It’s very efficient for education but also for researchers to find new components. Having a sense of the invisible…

"How virtual reality can change the way we see our molecular world"

Big Bang Santé: un voyage vertigineux dans la médecine de demain

Vous trouverez dans cet article un résumé de la journée “Big Bang Santé” organisée par Le Figaro. Des nanotechnologies à la robotique, des IA à l’éthique, de nombreux sujets y ont été abordés, qui reflètent bien l’ampleur des questionnement actuelles sur l’évolution de la médecine dans les années qui viennent. le futurologue Joël de Rosnay a conclu la journée en livrant sa vision du monde pour… l’an 2500. Un monde dans lequel nous souscrirons à…

"Big Bang Santé: un voyage vertigineux dans la médecine de demain"

Nadine Hachach-Haram: How augmented reality could change the future of surgery

In this TEDx video Nadine Hachach-Haram (CEO of Proximie) explains how surgeons can use immersive technologies to be “teleported” everywhere in the world to perform a surgical intervention. By using augmented reality, robotic, IA and high-speed network it will be possible to give patients access to the surgeon they need. Surgeon and entrepreneur Nadine Hachach-Haram is developing a new system that helps surgeons operate together and train one another on new techniques — from remote…

"Nadine Hachach-Haram: How augmented reality could change the future of surgery"

Augmented reality optimizes prostate cancer surgery

In a poster presentation at the Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS) 2018, Nicole Wake (doctoral candidate ) explains how augmented reality can help surgeons to better understand patient anatomy. In the particular case of prostate cancer, the preoperative planning is closely related to relationships between the tumor and nearby structures. The use of a Hololens AR helmet to “see it” is “considerably more useful ” according to surgeons who test the solution. Reesearchers from New York University School of…

"Augmented reality optimizes prostate cancer surgery"

This Children’s Hospital Uses HoloLens & Augmented Reality to Calm Young Patients During Medical Procedures

We have now many examples of how augmented reality can help patient to control or even forget stress before treatment. In this article the CHARIOT team of Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford uses AR and an animated 3D character to distract child and explains the purpose of the care. In one example, an AR experience developed by Miney Moe and the CHARIOT team, patients see a pair of animated 3D characters in their room as a…

"This Children’s Hospital Uses HoloLens & Augmented Reality to Calm Young Patients During Medical Procedures"

L’IA en santé au service de la personne et de la société ?

L’arrivée de l’intelligence artificielle en santé entraine un grand nombre de débats dont ceux ayant trait à l’éthique. Or les professionnels du numérique commencent à peine à se poser cette question de manière générale. La collision avec le domaine de la santé, où depuis longtemps l’éthique est au cœur des discussions, est potentiellement explosive. Dans cette tribune, les auteurs reviennent sur des points cruciaux comme la notion de boite noir, la responsabilité de la décision…

"L’IA en santé au service de la personne et de la société ?"

Britain Trials Virtual Reality Time Travel to Combat Dementia

The Britain’s National Health Service is testing the use of virtual reality to help people with dementia. With immersive movies, patients are encouraged to recall  their own personal history throught pictures and emotions. Results are very encouraging as Arfa Rehman said (co-founder of Virtue, partner of BNHS) and this partnership may be spread to others areas in Britain. “If people remember more of their past, remember more of themselves, it just helps with overall mental wellbeing,” Arfa Rehman,…

"Britain Trials Virtual Reality Time Travel to Combat Dementia"

La start-up Osso VR prone l’apprentissage virtuel pour les chirurgiens

OSSO VR propose depuis 2016 des systèmes de formation pour les chirurgiens utilisant de la réalité virtuelle. Il est clair aujourd’hui que l’expérimentation est une condition indispensable de la compréhension. Les environnements simulés en réalité virtuelles permettent de répéter le geste chirurgical aussi souvent que nécessaire, et de l’améliorer progressivement.  Comme il est précisé dans l’article, cette méthode ne se substitue pas aux autres mais les complète. L’immersion que procure la réalité virtuelle en fait…

"La start-up Osso VR prone l’apprentissage virtuel pour les chirurgiens"

Augmented reality can save lives and we’re veering towards mass adoption

In this article professor Olivier Oullier explains how augmented reality will change the world of healthcare, when solutions will be more easy to use ans less expensive. In healthcare as in any other sector, having to speak, press buttons or make movements in the air prevent smart glasses from reaching mass adoption. Silent and motionless communication between the brain and augmented reality devices and content thanks to mental commands is the key feature that will…

"Augmented reality can save lives and we’re veering towards mass adoption"

Un miroir en réalité augmentée permet de voir sa future poitrine avant opération

L’usage de la réalité augmentée en médecine et, en particulier, en chirurgie plastique permet de “voir” les modifications avant les interventions. De cette manière le patient ou la patiente est plus rassuré(e) avant l’opération et peut commencer à appréhender sa nouvelle image. Dans cette exemple, c’est le choix d’implants mammaires qui est facilité. La patiente peut choisir en connaissance de cause et n’aura pas de surprise après l’intervention. La pose d’implants mammaires permet d’augmenter artificiellement…

"Un miroir en réalité augmentée permet de voir sa future poitrine avant opération"

Andrew’s Brain: An augmented reality solution to brain trauma communication

What if there was a cost effective, scalable and structured solution to help understand those with acquired brain injuries? What if clinicians, occupational therapists and speech therapists could eliminate basic flash cards and guess work, and use augmented reality to help their patients communicate? In his presentation from the 2018 eHealth Queensland Expo in Brisbane, David Paré explains the possibilities of augmented reality to transform brain trauma care. Watch as David tells the story of…

"Andrew’s Brain: An augmented reality solution to brain trauma communication"

Augmented reality game helps stroke victims recover faster

Strokes are not always fatal but victims have to endure hard rehabilitation to recover forgotten abilities. Regan David Petrie, Victoria University masters of design and innovation student, created a AR game (NZ Fauna AR) to help patients for stroke rehabilitation. The classical game elements like rewards and progressive increasing of difficulty are completed by augmented reality to engage even more users. As mentioned in article, preliminary results of a little cohort of stroke victims are…

"Augmented reality game helps stroke victims recover faster"

It’s Official, The Transhuman Era Has Begun (for Gartner)

The new Gartner Hype Cycle (2018) is about to be published and this year biology takes a central position in it. To be precise, Gartner talks about to possibility of biology to change our life or even “redefining life” entirely ! And it’s not the future, it’s tomorrow ! The possibilities are amazing, of course, and we will probably extend vastly our lifetime. But a question remains : who will control it? anyone or everyone?…

"It’s Official, The Transhuman Era Has Begun (for Gartner)"

Des hologrammes veilleront à l’apprentissage des enfants autistes

La société Actimage développe un programme en collaboration avec le CHRU de Nancy et l’Institut Pasteur pour aider les personnes autistes à augmenter leur autonomie. A l’aide d’un Hololens de Microsoft, Hol’Autisme met les utilisateurs “en situation” et permet de récolter des données pour adapter les scénarios. L’objectif est d’en faire un système meilleur marché et plus efficace que les dispositifs actuels. “L’enfant peut alors se déplacer physiquement, et par exemple rencontrer un avatar qui…

"Des hologrammes veilleront à l’apprentissage des enfants autistes"

10 Promising AI Applications in Health Care

Even if IA is not the Holy Graal of diagnostic in healthcare, it can help medical staff in many way. This article list 10 promising domains where IA will generate revenues in next 5 years. It’s interesting to see that administrative tasks take 51% of nurse’s time and (16%) of physician time. AI should drastically reduce it. AI should also be used as a 24/24 and 7/7 health assistant, responding to patients questions about their health and treatments. Another area…

"10 Promising AI Applications in Health Care"

Challenge IA, Observatoire de l’IA… Comment Pierre Fabre accélère sa transformation digitale

La data est une ressource précieuse pour toutes les entreprises, y compris les groupes pharmaceutiques. Le groupe Pierre Fabre et en particulier sa branche “médicaments et santé” l’a bien compris en multipliant les initiatives d’open innovation comme ce “IA Challenge Santé” organisé il y a quelques semaines à Castres. De telles actions permettent à la fois de sourcer de futurs partenaires comme Quantacell et Unovit lauréates de ce challenge, mais également de faire monter en…

"Challenge IA, Observatoire de l’IA… Comment Pierre Fabre accélère sa transformation digitale"

Seoul sets standards for VR and AR medical devices – Korea Biomedical Review

We are probably going to see more and more AR and VR parts in future medical devices and it’s interesting to see that a innovative country like Korea works on adapted guidelines. The main goal is to help companies to develop such a tools. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published a guideline Monday, which includes the definition and classification standards for approving products that apply virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR)…

"Seoul sets standards for VR and AR medical devices – Korea Biomedical Review"

Virtual reality allows multiple scientists to ‘walk’ through cancer cells

As you may known, 3D cell environments are very relevant to test drugs as its mimic human body much more precisely than 2D experiments (It’s why we develop BIOMIMESYS® in HCS Pharma). But to understand drugs action and efficacy you also need 3D visualization tools. In this article, you will discover how a team from UNSW Medicine and Children’s Cancer Institute use immersive devices to explore data. They can literally “walk” inside tumors to see…

"Virtual reality allows multiple scientists to ‘walk’ through cancer cells"

ITU and WHO launch new initiative to leverage power of Artificial Intelligence for health

This new initiative from United Nations is very interesting because IA is a fundamental part of the uses of immersives technologies in healthcare. Indeed, extracting useful information from pictures to make a diagnostic means that you have to completely understand the process of extraction. Or when you use IA, links between algorithms and results are often obscur. The “ITU Focus Group on AI for Health” wants to establish standard framework to create and validate IA algorithms.…

"ITU and WHO launch new initiative to leverage power of Artificial Intelligence for health"

Global Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market is expected to grow at +35% during2018-2022

Even if we have to be cautious with numbers and predictions, it’s clear that immersive technologies in healthcare are big markets opportunities. This report (and some others) shows that the opportunity is a short or middle term. Global Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of +35% during the forecast period 2018-2023. The increase in acceptance of such advanced technologies that deliver new solutions for improved care…

"Global Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market is expected to grow at +35% during2018-2022"

Revinax : la réalité virtuelle pour former aux gestes chirurgicaux

Créer en 2015, la société Revinax propose un outil de formation des chirurgiens en réalité virtuel, immédiatement tourné vers la pratique. Sous forme de “tutoriels” l’utilisateur se retrouve à la place du chirurgien et peut apprendre au revoir un acte comme s’il était sur place. L’équipement matériel nécessaire à Révinax est pensé pour être le plus léger possible et peut donc être utiliser partout. Lauréate dans la catégorie “santé” du Prix innovation mutuelle, la startup…

"Revinax : la réalité virtuelle pour former aux gestes chirurgicaux"

Could Pokemon GO, Augmented Reality Apps be Used for Mental Health Therapy?

We know thah geolocalization games like Pokemon Go could help people in doing physical exercises but a new study from the from McMaster University shows that it could also be benefic for those with mental illness. When the game first came out, I noticed patients who had severe social anxiety disorder and a lot of depression starting to go out of their homes—and leave their computer screens and get off their couches—to play the game…

"Could Pokemon GO, Augmented Reality Apps be Used for Mental Health Therapy?"