February 25, 2019
In a stage event kicking off Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft pulled back the curtain on revamped versions of its enterprise-focused mixed reality headset and computer vision technology.
Much like its predecessor, the HoloLens 2 headset is a self-contained device that projects messages, icons and other images on a clear glasses-like display. However, the second version of the headset...
October 31, 2018
Accessing lab results on iPhones. LabCorp announced this week that it will be integrating with Apple's Health Record app, allowing patients to more easily access and manage lab test results produced by the company. These results will be viewable alongside health data provided by other healthcare services who have integrated with the app, so long as the user has a LabCorp Patient account.
October 29, 2018
The possibilities of Microsoft’s HoloLens system have become a hot topic in the medical world in recent years. But last week Novarad’s OpenSight Augmented Reality System received FDA clearance for pre-operative surgical planning using the tech company's augmented reality headset.
The newly FDA-cleared system uses the lens to project 2D, 3D and 4D interactive images onto a patient’s body during...
March 14, 2018
The uses of augmented reality have moved well beyond just catching Pokémon — now the technology has found its way into the operating room. Earlier this month surgeons from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center became the first in the country to use AR during a minimally invasive sinus procedure.
"[AR], which uses 3D mapping and imagery...
May 9, 2017
Even the tiniest view of a surgical procedure can be too much for non-medical professionals, but for actual surgeons, more visibility is a real asset. But there is only so much to be seen with the naked eye, so medical navigation technology and mixed reality company Scopis has launched a new tool to give surgeons enhanced visibility when performing spinal surgery.
By merging the capabilities of...