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Augmented Reality/​Virtual Reality

From the Editor: AR/AI
MicroPort Orthopedics has reimagined its approach to medical education.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
Supplements: Imaging
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Briefs: AR/AI
See how immersive mixed reality has helped medtech manufacturers maintain factory output despite the challenges posed by COVID-19.
Features: AR/AI
See how A.I.-based machine learning supports orthopedic revision surgeries.
News: AR/AI

SentiAR, a pioneer in visualization technologies for surgical applications, has received FDA 510(k) clearance of its CommandEP™ system, the first holographic...

Briefs: Software
3D interface provides cellular-level, full-body blood flow modeling to study and treat cardiovascular disease.
R&D: Medical

Scientists have shown that amputees can actually be convinced that the prosthetic hand belongs to their own body. They do this by going beyond the “seeing is believing” idiom based on...

R&D: Medical

Researchers have developed a soft, flexible artificial skin made of silicone and electrodes. The skin’s system of soft sensors and actuators enable the artificial skin to conform to the exact...

News: Medical

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In the world of medical technology, the hardest part for OEMs is often...

News: Medical

Osso VR, a validated virtual reality (VR) surgical training platform, has announced a first-of-its-kind VR training module...

Features: Design

In this two-part series on robotics and wearable devices, part 1 highlighted the wearable device product category. Part 2 moves the discussion from wearable devices to how robotic surgery is changing the...

INSIDER: AR/AI

Robots will perform spinal surgery with greater accuracy than humanly possible as part of a ground-breaking research project. A research team has created a system that allows two...

INSIDER: AR/AI

The constant movement of fish that seems random is actually precisely deployed to provide them at any moment with the best sensory feedback they need any to navigate the world,...

R&D: Communications

A new wireless eye-tracking technology is based on electro-oculography (EOG), an ophthalmology technique used to examine eyes and record eye movement. The technology, which is integrated into a standard pair...

Features: Connectivity

In hospitals and healthcare institutions, the sheer amount of patient metrics to track for the staff of doctors and nurses can be been a point of contention....

From the Editor: Software

A virtual reality system for training surgeons is gaining traction with major medical device companies looking to mitigate misuse and liability...

Briefs: Medical

The concept for a new automated visual inspection system that uses robotics to manipulate metallic components is being tested at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced...

Global Innovations: Imaging
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In a series of procedures carried out by a team at Imperial College London at St Mary’s...

Features: AR/AI

Digital design tools — computer modeling and realistic simulation — have emerged as key contributors to success in medical device product design and manufacturing, and increasingly in the...

News: AR/AI
Computation Modeling, Digital Health Focus of Design of Medical Devices Conference

The University of Minnesota’s Design of Medical Devices Conference is poised to to bring together medical device designers, researchers, manufacturers, and students to share perspectives and innovations in medical device design. This year’s event, which takes...

News: Design
3D Systems and Stryker Partner to Advance Personalized Surgery

3D Systems and Stryker have announced an exclusive distribution partnership for VSP® (Virtual Surgical Planning) and anatomical models for the craniomaxillofacial specialty. According to the companies, the partnership will drive the availability of personalized surgical...

From the Editor: AR/AI

The Future of Medical Manufacturing implementing automation. It is embracing 3D printing, Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence (AI), and even augmented reality...

Features: Nanotechnology

The global biophotonics market is estimated to reach $91.31 billion by 2024, according to a report by Grand View Research, San Francisco, CA. The developments in optical...

INSIDER: AR/AI

Researchers have developed a technology that uses computed tomography (CT) data to generate in real time a 3D image of the anatomical structures of the part of the body undergoing...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Researchers have demonstrated how Microsoft’s HoloLens technology can be used for guiding robots to assist with assembly. Examples of the group’s augmented reality (AR)...

INSIDER: AR/AI

Surgeons and engineers are working to make emergency neurosurgical procedures safer with the help the HoloLens, a new pair of augmented reality (AR) goggles from Microsoft. The...

Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control

For a long time, the ability of robots to interact with humans in our daily lives was more myth than reality— and the idea of robotics performing exceptionally complex tasks such as...

News: AR/AI
Peeking in on Surgery

Virtual reality (VR) is back in the news again with the recent releases of the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, which both offer a realistic VR experience powered by a gaming computer. By wearing a somewhat bulky headset, users are able to immerse themselves into a world that allows them to interact with virtual objects with...

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