Local/International use cases for VR surgical anatomy modules

November 23, 2020News, Research

We hope everyone is doing well. In the current atmosphere of virtual meetings and conferences, we have started to experiment with the existing virtual reality (VR) architecture we’ve developed, to explore whether collaboration and education could be taken to a new dimension. To that end, we’ve tested two use-cases for VR, in discussions about surgical … Read More

Trans-Atlantic Virtual Reality tumor boards

February 25, 2020News, Research

In the past months, we’ve been taking our virtual reality experiments a bit further; specifically an (Atlantic) ocean apart, to set up our very first experimental VR tumor boards between Toronto, Canada and Dublin, Ireland. Check out an excerpt from the boards in the below video: Big thanks to the invitation by our former fellow … Read More

ProFusion Expo

November 21, 2019Conferences, Process, Research

Last week TVASurg team members attended Vistek’s ProFusion Expo, to check out some of the newest gear and trends in photography and videography. Profusion Expo is a free two-day event in Toronto for professionals and camera enthusiasts. With over a hundred exhibitors, the newest equipment is showcased, and many products are launched for the first … Read More

Photogrammetry frog dissection

August 15, 2019Research

In our most recent experiment in photogrammetry, we continue to refine our process for producing 3D models that can be repurposed for VR. We’ve integrated new software and are happy to present a new model to our growing sample set.

VR update: Multiplayer function

July 17, 2019News, Research

On the heels of last month’s update, we’d like to showcase another feature in our VR modules – the multiplayer function. Multiplayer function Seen below is an overview of the multi-player module: Two of our surgeons, each equipped with separate headsets and controllers, are interacting with each other as well as a virtual liver, as … Read More