augmented reality

Augmented Reality enables the interactive visualization of virtual content embedded in the real environment. We cover the application of AR in medical education and training as AR helps discover the human anatomy and physiology; in surgery as AR visualizes the intricacies of organs and systems.

Making motion sensing devices more personal

Making motion sensing devices more personal

An electrical impedance tomography toolkit lets users design and fabricate health and motion sensing devices.

The application of XR in mental health care

The application of XR in mental health care

The past two decades have witnessed the emergence of extended reality as a tool for investigation, assessment, and management in mental healthcare.

Augmented reality helps tackle arachnophobia

Augmented reality helps tackle arachnophobia

Researchers have developed an augmented reality app for smartphones in order to help people reduce their fear of spiders.

“XR is fusing surgical reality with medical images”

“XR is fusing surgical reality with medical images”

Egidijus Pelanis, a medical doctor at Oslo University Hospital, explains how extended realities is applied in the operating room.

World-leading pioneers speak at Medical XR congress

World-leading pioneers speak at Medical XR congress

At Shift Medical, more than 60 leading medical XR experts will present and discuss the latest developments on the use of digital technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality in medicine.

How to improve VR use in medical education

How to improve VR use in medical education

A new report could help improve how immersive technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are used in healthcare education and medical training.

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First AR minimally-invasive spine surgery

Dr. Frank Phillips, Professor and Director of the Division of Spine Surgery and the Section of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, completed the first augmented reality (AR) minimally invasive spine surgery.

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