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Augmented Reality – A tool for radiologists and other healthcare professionals

Came across a new concept today – Augmented reality. It isthe superimposing of sensory input (as sound or graphics) with a view of the real world. Some informative links including expanded definitions, examples, and news can be found below the video. Thinking of the many,many possible medical applications, as emergency personnel checking for broken bones, health care workers in developing countries doing preliminary diagnoses in the field, and some medical diagnoses done in the home by visiting nurses…

 

 

One of  Dr. Bertalan Meskó’s  12 Predictions in Healthcare, Technology and Innovation for 2012 is

3) Augmented reality in radiology. Augmented reality has been a major issue for some time, but seeing the video below made it clear for me, this is where we are going to head in 2012. Doctors can see through patients.

 

Related Web sites on how augmented reality works, how it is currently used (applications) and its limitiations

 

Augmented Reality (whatis.com) with definition, examples (as that yellow first down line in televised football games)

How Augmented Reality Works (How Stuff Works blog post) includes an intro (with how it differs from virtual reality) cell phone applications, adaptation by the the military, limitations, and sources of information

Augmented Reality (Mashup) gives links to current news items about industry trends, specific products, and applications

 

 

 

 

January 1, 2012 - Posted by | health care | ,

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