Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director

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UK Cancer Surgery Will be Live Streamed Via Virtual Reality Technology

Posted by @DanHinmon, Mar 29, 2016

Virtual Reality viewers around the world will feel like they’re in the operating theater when a London surgeon performs an operation on a cancer patient. The surgery will start at 1 p.m. on April 14.

The technology improves on the in-person experience of sitting in the theater since viewers will be able to position themselves anywhere. The surgeon, Shafi Ahmed, is a pioneer in the use of VR for surgery.

From Shel Holtz: The takeaway: There is no doubt in my mind that both VR and AR will find massive uptake in business, medicine, and other disciplines that don’t involve games or entertainment


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