Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Training Surgeons Using Google Glass

India is the perfect place for the Google Glass, according to the first surgeon in the country to perform an operation wearing the optical device.

J.S. Rajkumar, a tech-savvy laparoscopic surgeon at the Lifeline Multi Speciality Hospital in Chennai, on Tuesday carried out two operations wearing Glass, which uses a tiny, voice-controlled, Wi-Fi-enabled computer on the face.

“As you operate you can webcast to three or four senior surgeons sitting in Chennai, Delhi or Hyderabad and we would be able guide those rural surgeons,” Mr. Rajkumar said. “It’s implications are huge,” he added.
WSJ: ‘Google Glass Could Help Rural Surgeons’

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