Healthcare

There are many immersive and interactive applications used for innovative solutions to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Advanced visualization as well as interactive devices can also be used for more intuitive medical learning and patient care.

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Active Threat

Active Threat

Supplemental 3D Segments for the Active Threat Shooter Situation THE PROBLEM St. Margaret Health wished to create a series of 3d video segments to focus on important elements of an active threat situation. Video segments are intended to be mixed…
Alverno Labs Visualization

Alverno Labs Visualization

A Virtual Environment Showcases Advanced Medical Technologies THE PROBLEM PCL Alverno, a full-service, community-based medical laboratory located in Hammond, Indiana, is celebrating their latest in a long line of accolades: being acknowledged…
Brain Visualization

Brain Visualization

Human Brain Functional MRI and DTI Visualization THE PROBLEM Magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and functional MRI (fMRI) are two active research areas in neuroimaging. DTI is sensitive to the anisotropic diffusion of water exerted…
Lab Design Optimization

Lab Design Optimization

THE PROBLEM Medical testing facility, PCL Alverno, is the future recipient of several innovative technologies to their microbiology laboratory.  These new devices are large, but aid in simplifying several processes by adding automation to tasks that …
Protein Visualization

Protein Visualization

Visualization of GIRK Protein Channels THE PROBLEM GIRK channels (G protein-coupled inwardly-rectifying potassium channel) are a type of protein found in neurons and have many roles in the nervous system, including memory and pain perception….
Pyxis MedStation

Pyxis MedStation

Using Virtual Reality for Pyxis MedStation Training THE PROBLEM As automated medication dispensing stations become more prominent in hospitals, errors decrease and patient care increases. However, this requires user training and does not eliminate…
Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke Rehabilitation

OBJECTIVE To develop virtual rehabilitation system with data glove  and create task-oriented rehabilitation exercises in the virtual environment, we need to 1) calibrate  5DT data glove with Intersense IS-900 motion tracker, 2) create 3D upper l…
Virtual Nursery

Virtual Nursery

Virtual Special Care Nursery at Franciscan St. Margaret Health THE PROBLEM Franciscan St. Margaret Health is one of the largest acute-care hospitals in Northwest region, where a special care nursery area is to be constructed upon the base of…