Augmented reality for medical exams


Astronauts in deep space will need to be able to perform quality medical diagnoses without external help – depending on their position, communications with experts may involve many minutes or delay or be cut off entirely. The Computer Assisted Medical Diagnosis and Surgery System (CAMDASS) is a headmounted ‘augmented reality’ system that overlays cue cards and advice on the wearer’s view to guide them into performing an accurate diagnosis. The prototype has been tested by the Belgian Red Cross and found to increase the quality of student procedures. CAMDASS could in future

Last update: 13 November 2012

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