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Friday, May 6, 2016

Will Augmented Reality (AR) Change How We Study The Human Body?

Could HoloLens’ Augmented Reality Change How We Study the Human Body? (+Video)

Case Western Reserve University is helping to revolutionize medical-science studies with a new technology from Microsoft.

D. Frank Smith | April 18, 2016

While the technology world’s attention is on virtual reality, a team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is fixated on another way to experience the world — augmented reality (AR).
Microsoft’s forthcoming AR headset, HoloLens, is at the forefront of this technology. The company calls it the first holographic computer. In AR, instead of being surrounded by a virtual world, viewers see virtual objects projected on top of reality through a transparent lens.


<more at; related articles and links: (CWRU, Cleveland Clinic collaborate with Microsoft on mixed-reality technology. April 20, 2015) and (Here's how Microsoft HoloLens could teach the next wave of doctors. July 8, 2015)>

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