It was a big week in Silicon Beach for Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong and his new company NantWorks. They announced the acquisition of Japan-based medical imaging company Ziosoft, as well as receiving the Wall Street Journal Innovation Award and the FCC Chairman’s Award for Advancements in Accessibility.
Tag: Augmented Reality
The built in sensors and communication capabilities of the iPad could lead to new types of assistive surgical instruments that could make the iPad a game changer in the operating room. The iPad could be brought directly into the operative field in a small sterile bag where the touch interface makes it possible to change settings even using gloved hands.
Augmented reality allows orthopaedic surgeons to make quick pre-op assessments using iPhone