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Medical VR Start-Up Gets $8.5m Funding

November 7, 2017 Leave a comment

EchoPixel, the pioneer of True 3D, an interactive Virtual Reality software solution that assists healthcare professionals in detailed interpretation of medical images, both for diagnosis and surgical planning, has closed an $8.5 million Series A financing.

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3 Ways Virtual Reality Is Transforming Medical Care

August 24, 2017 Leave a comment

Think virtual reality is just about gaming and the world of make-believe? Get real. From product design to real estate, many industries have adopted VR and related technologies— and nowhere are the benefits of VR greater than in healthcare.

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Handheld spectral analyzer turns smartphone into diagnostic tool

August 13, 2017 Leave a comment

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed technology that enables a smartphone to perform lab-grade medical diagnostic tests that typically require large, expensive instruments.

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Can a Crowdsourced AI Medical Diagnosis App Outperform Your Doctor?

August 12, 2017 Leave a comment

Shantanu Nundy recognized the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis when his 31-year-old patient suffering from crippling hand pain checked into Mary’s Center in Washington, D.C.

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A gamer found a way to use his Nintendo Switch for VR

July 26, 2017 Leave a comment

Nintendo has been noncommittal when it comes to virtual reality, even though it filed a patent late last year that could turn its Switch console into a VR device. A YouTube blogger decided to take matters into his own hands, and found a way to demonstrate the potential the Switch holds for VR.

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Why Ethereum is outpacing Bitcoin

June 12, 2017 1 comment

While Bitcoin is currently trading at close to its all-time high, its dominance in terms of proportion of total cryptocurrency market cap is rapidly decreasing — ground largely given up to Ethereum. This shift is probably being driven by a few factors.

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Now Artificial Intelligence Is Inventing Sounds That Have Never Been Heard Before

May 20, 2017 Leave a comment

As well as beating us at board games, driving cars, and spotting cancer, artificial intelligence is now generating brand new sounds that have never been heard before, thanks to some advanced maths combined with samples from real instruments.

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