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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Veinviewer Sees Veins Under Skin For Simpler Blooddraw

Thursday, September 28, 2006

The Wired Nextfest is currently underway in NYC (report and photos coming!).   One product featured is the VeinViewer from Luminetx.  This amazing device uses near infrared light to…

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HD endoscopy system in regular use

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

We have now implemented the Stryker 1088 HD system into regular use for laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures.  Housed in an integrated OR there are three flat panel LCD…

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Update From SLS-2: Natural Orifice Surgery-The Somach Burstor from Alien is Hottest New Procedure- video of concept

Friday, September 15, 2006

    video link of the new surgery concept Natural orifice surgery (also called Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery NOTES) was minimally discussed in the formal meeting but massively discussed…

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Autonomous Mars Rover

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Also at the CMRI is the concept of the autonomous Mars Rover.  This takes the medical robot to the next level.  I’ll be lecturing at the international AAGL…

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Update From Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS)

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Just back from the annual meeting of the SLS.  The SLS is the only multidisciplinary society dedicated to minimally invasive surgery (MIS).  They are really trying to position…

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