New No Incision Surgery- Amazing Case Study of Procedure Looking For a Use

Monday, October 16, 2006

Cnn reports today from a national meeting of bariatric surgeons.  They describe a keynote talk of the future of non-incisional surgery called NOTES- that has NO REAL USE…

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Air Force Developing Morphing Aircraft – Idea For New Surgical Tools

Friday, October 13, 2006

Researchers are aiming to find ways to enable aircraft to change shape during flight to improve performance or efficiency. Modern materials are enabling engineers to take a fresh…

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World’s Largest Seamless Display- Coming to the OR Someday

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Engadget reports Are you ready to finally assemble your home theater? You’ve got all the elements picked out: the screen, the sound system — and a big projector….

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Male Contraception- They Just Copied Us Gynecologists

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

                    prototype for boy parts              for girl parts (available now) Medgadget reports on a potential new male contraceptive technology today following a press release from Shepherd Medical Company.  They…

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World’s Thinnest LCD for Cell-Phones Also Good for Surgeon

Saturday, October 7, 2006

Engadget reports of the world’s thinnest LCD for cell-phones from Toshiba.  In the OR we have been limited by the use of traditional display technologies.  One potential liberating…

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Gesture Control Everywhere

Thursday, October 5, 2006

Engadget just reported on Phillips prototype toy Drag and Draw.  Looks like yet another of what I call “gesture control” systems.  In the photo I see the pen…

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Hand Gesture Control Video

Thursday, October 5, 2006

[wpyt_profile1]1qjEiF8orHg[/wpyt_profile1] I previously wrote on the fogscreen display system. Just as interesting as the display system is a demo of the hand gesture control concept. Here hands point…

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Another Vapor Projector at Nextfest with Gesture Control Video

Thursday, October 5, 2006

[wpyt_profile1]khkx3zDMs5w[/wpyt_profile1] In addition to the fogscreen display overhead as you entered Nextfest there was another water vapor-based projection system.  Heliodisplay from IOtechnology also projects moving images onto a…

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NextFest 2: Hand Gesture Controlled Surgery and Tom Cruise

Monday, October 2, 2006

Tom Cruise Minority Report                          Raytheon Army Version In my last post on Fogscreen I shared my vision for a future of alternative display technologies opening up new options…

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Alternative Displays -Fogscreen:Update 1 from Nextfest

Monday, October 2, 2006

Projection image                Close-up of fog               projector I have a series of Nextfest updates coming.  These are the first of my photo/video reports.  An outstanding show at the Javits Center…

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