TED Talk

TED Talk VIII: How augumented Reality could change the future of surgery – Nadine Hachach-Haram

If you’re undergoing surgery, you want the best surgical team to collaborate on your case, no matter where they are. Surgeon and entrepreneur Nadine Hachach-Haram is developing a new system that helps surgeons operate together and train one another on new techniques — from remote locations using low-cost augmented realityAugmented Reality is a technology through which users can experience their surroundings with added visual effects. For example, one can see a restaurants ratings while walking by, or one gets information about special buildings on a sight seeing tour. Users wear a gadget of some sort, but are still aware of their surroundings.   tools. Watch the system in action as she joins a surgeon in Minnesota performing a knee surgery, live on her laptop from the TED stage in New Orleans. As Hachach-Haram says: “Through simple, everyday devices that we take for granted, we can really do miraculous things.” (This talk contains graphic images of surgery.)

 

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