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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New Robots with Whiskers- Cut Off Their Hands

Thursday, October 5, 2006

Northwestern University Researchers are developing a robot with sensory whiskers. As eported in engadget- “The whiskers can sense shapes or the flow of liquid, all based on 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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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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Docinthemachine Links Begin!

Thursday, September 28, 2006

After just a week the links to docinthemachine have started!  Both the haptics newslog and medgadget.com have linked to us.  If you are not familiar with these sites…

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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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“Living Chips” Enable Nextgen Diagnosis/treatment

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

A University of Rochester Cardiologist is working to refine “biochips” — the promise lies in implantable devices working in synergy with human tissue to provide disease testing and…

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Pill-Cams Take New Diagnostic Turn- Possibilities are Endless!

Monday, September 18, 2006

Recently approved by the FDA, SmartPill is the next generation of swallowable GI diagnostics.  I have been involved as an MD in miniaturized endoscopy for some time.  This is…

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