CURAC Conference in Bremen, Germany

On the 17th until 19th of September 2015 the german anual conference CURAC (Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie) will be held in Bremen, Germany. Since 2002 the CURAC conference is the most important meeting for computer and robotic assisted surgery addressing…

Big Players Going AR

„Augmented Reality is going to be the next big thing!“ – Even though, I always believed in this or comparable claims since I started developing and experimenting with AR around 10 years ago, I also noted that the idea of…

HoloLens for Educating Anatomy

HoloLens for Educating Anatomy

The Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic has started a collaboration with Microsoft to use HoloLens for enhancing the education of anatomy.With HoloLens, Radiology Professor Mark Griswold explaines, “you see it truly in 3D. You can take parts in and out.…

NextMed / MMVR22 / Medicine Meets Virtual Reality in Los Angeles

The NextMed / MMVR22 / Medicine Meets Virtual Reality conference will take place in April 7 – 9, 2016 at Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel in Los Angeles, California. See also http://www.NextMed.com The 22nd edition of this event again addresses…

Augmented Reality Mirror for Teaching Anatomy in Informal Learning Environments

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Recently, I have installed the medicalAR Mirror (one of my side projects, see also medicalar.com),  equipped with the App Thorax Viewer at the Anatomical Museum of the University of Basel, Switzerland. With the help of hand gestures, the installation allows visitors of the museeum…

Google+ Hangout Session about Medical AR

I would like to direct your attention to a very interesting google+ hangout session organized by Christine Pereyand hosted by IEEE. This online discussion having the title „Augmented Reality and the Human Body“ took place on January 22, 2015. Terry Peters,…

Share your Opinion and Win Free Tickets to InsideAR in San Francisco

  I would like to invite you fill out the following survey that is supposed to access trends and opinions about Augmented Reality to be applied in the medical field. Results are going to be published on this blog. Everyone participating before end…

Media Partnership with InsideAR in San Francisco

Medical Augmented Reality Blog once again has the pleasure to be a media partner of the conference InsideAR taking place this time in San Francisco, USA (May 20-21). InsideAR is a conference hosted and organized by the German company Metaio. It has become…

Dealing with Soft Tissue Deformation in Liver Surgery

The augmentation of soft tissue with internal structures derived from imaging and planning data, in particular dealing with the deformation of this tissue, seems to be a quite hot topic at the moment. I have reported on the ISMAR publication…