FDA Authorizes Marketing of First Device that Uses Artificial Intelligence to Help Detect Potential Signs of Colon Cancer

Even if it’s not directly related to immersive technologies, it’s interesting to see that FDA authorized marketing of a new tool which combines hardware with AI software. Dedicated to the fight against colorectal cancer “GI Genius” can help clinicians to detect fastly little clues of potential lesions. First study show that the tool improves early detection … Read more

AppliedVR Secures $29M Funding to Pursue FDA Approval for VR Pain Management Tech 

A good news for the US company AppliedVR with this round. This allow them to improve their VR pain management system for a FDA approval. AppliedVR has worked with over 200 healthcare provider organizations across the globe, including Geisinger, Cleveland Clinic, and the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). The company says in a … Read more

FDA greenlights Augmedics’ AR system for spinal surgery

Augmedics’ AR system is now approved by the U.S. FDA. According to the company it is the first device certified for guided surgery. The “Xvision Spine system” allows surgeons to place spine implant with a amazing precision and without looking away the patient. The possibility to see “through the skin” is also a good way … Read more

The Living Heart: FDA renews contract with Dassault to evaluate 3D simulation, virtual patients

The Living Heart Project of Dassault Systèmes allows virtual experiments on medical devices and even drugs since last year. There are now 130 partners in this project and the collaboration with the FDA could increase this number. The next step for Dassault Systèmes is to plan medical trials with virtual patients. With the demonstration of … Read more

Medivis SurgicalAR Gets FDA Clearance

Short after a fund raising, Medivis (New York) annonces that SurgicalAR plateform gets now the 510(K) Clearance from FDA. This “Premarket Notification” allows Medivis to deploy this solution across United States territory and increased the number of studies on its effectiveness. Medivis announced that its augmented reality (AR) technology platform for surgical applications, SurgicalAR, has … Read more

Chirurgie augmentée : la FDA approuve un premier système de visualisation basé sur HoloLens

English : https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/novarad-augmented-reality-system-for-surgery-gets-fda-nod/540543/ C’est une première dans l’utilisation de la réalité augmentée pour une opération de chirurgie. La FDA vient de valider l’utilisation d’ Hololens associé au logiciel OpenSight pour aider les chirurgiens à préparer une opération. Ce disposition peut être utilisé à plusieurs et comporte un système pour la formation des étudiants. La solution … Read more

Augmedics raises $36M in oversubscribed Series C

Augmentics led a serie C for a amount of about 36 millions dollars. After a FDA 510(k) clearance in USA, the company works on a CE certification and a worldwide development. Augmented reality-based imaging company Augmedics announced that it raised $36 million in an oversubscribed Series C financing round.Having closed a $21 million Series B … Read more

VRx: How Virtual Therapeutics will Revolutionize Medicine

When most people think of virtual reality (VR), they think of a gaming technology and big, funny-looking goggles. But VR is so much more than that. When used in the right way, at the right time, VR leverages our power to imagine when we need it the most and can help improve quality of life. … Read more

­­Vuzix Receives Follow-on Smart Glasses Orders from Pixee Medical to Support European Commercialization of their Augmented Reality Smart Glasses Solution for Orthopedic Surgery

The team at Pixee Medical created an innovative path to bring the Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses into the operating room to perform knee replacement surgeries and continues to make significant progress in the operating theater across Europe.  We look forward to supporting the worldwide distribution of their innovative AR solution, particularly in the large U.S. … Read more