Saturday, October 1, 2016

VR in the OR Medical Realities announces first product at London Wearable Technology Conference - Medical Realities



Virtual reality has been around for some time now however the improvement in devices and associated haradware /software has made it more affordable and useful. As it has  gained traction and developers have begun to provide specific applications,  physicians and surgeons are now using it for recording and as a teaching tool.



Medical Realities announces first product at London Wearable Technology Conference

‘The Virtual Surgeon’. This is the first time anybody has captured a 360 degree video recording of a medical operation, designed to be viewed in virtual reality in the UK. The procedure was a laparoscopic right hemicolectomy and was performed at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in central London.

360 VR in OR



There are many high end consumer devices that can run VR software. A special head piece (separate) is also required.

Playstation 4 and XBOX One are VR capable, out of the box by adding a head set.
High end computer gaming machines can be further upgraded to support VR as well.
Devices such as

Some examples are found here:
Medical Realities announces first product at London Wearable Technology Conference - Medical Realities

No comments:

Post a Comment