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The first live VR surgery stream takes place on April 14

The first live VR stream of a surgery happens on April 14, thanks to a 360-degree camera on the operating table
By: Anthony Garreffa | Virtual & Augmented Reality News | Posted: Apr 12, 2016 7:16 am

Most people think VR is just for gaming, but it's going to find its way into all fields - medicine, education, science - the list truly goes on. Well, one of the first exciting things to see VR move into is medicine.



Medical Realities will be hosting the first live VR stream of surgery on April 14, thanks to a 360-degree camera placed on the operating table. What do you need to tune in? You'll need their app, and Google Cardboard (or a viable alternatives, as Engadget reports).


The company sees both VR and AR technologies as useful educational tools for aspiring doctors, with this new VR stream just a stepping stone into the future.




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