Our new paper out today: “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions”

Our paper on “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions” is now published in Sensors Journal! In it, we compare the ergonomics, usability, and AR projection accuracy of both HoloLens devices. Our goal was to determine the improvements of the newest model in this clinical context. Take a look at… Continue reading Our new paper out today: “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions”

Article selected as Editor’s Choice

Our article “Combining Augmented Reality and 3D Printing to Improve Surgical Workflows in Orthopedic Oncology” selected as Editor’s Choice in Sensors! Cited 12 times in just one year. Find the article here: https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/21/4/1370

Alliance 4 Universities Award

Alicia Pose Díez de la Lastra has received an Alliance 4 Universities award under the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility program to carry out mobility at University of Cape Town (Cape Town, South Afrika) in May 2022. During this period, she gave lectures on Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality to undergrad and graduate students. Moreover, she… Continue reading Alliance 4 Universities Award

Best Project Award in MARSS 2021

Our team won the Best Project Award in the Medical Augmented Reality Summer School celebrated in 2021 by Balgrist Universitätsklinik, Universität Zürich, and Technische Universität München. On it, they presented an analysis of the HoloLens 2’s tracking performance with two different augmented reality markers to improve orthopedic oncological surgeries. Congratulations!

Encuentro UC3M-FENIN

Javier Pascau was invited to the round table on “Fighting Cancer: the importance of data” in the UC3M-FENIN meeting: Encuentro UC3M-FENIN A summary of the event was published in El Español

New publication in The Conversation España!

We are pleased to inform you that our work on 3D printing and augmented reality in hospitals has been recently published in The Conversation. On it, we explain what do we do at UC3M to improve surgeries based on these new technologies, in an easy-to-understand, accessible tone.

Happy Women In Science day!

Today our colleagues Alicia Pose and Lucía Cubero have brought the new technologies in medicine to secondary school students at IES Peñalba. They have discussed how augmented reality and artificial intelligence can improve patient’s lives and how being a biomedical engineer sounds rewarding and exciting! Thank you girls! What a nice event to celebrate the… Continue reading Happy Women In Science day!

Alicia Pose was awarded at the Technological Innovation Awards 2021 of the City of Madrid!

We are delighted to announce that Alicia Pose Díez de la Lastra won the “Most innovative Final Master Thesis in new technologies” in the Technological Innovation Awards 2021 of the City of Madrid hold last Saturday. Hurray, Alicia! Congratulations also to the other nominees, especially to our colleague David García-Mato, selected as a finalist for… Continue reading Alicia Pose was awarded at the Technological Innovation Awards 2021 of the City of Madrid!

Introducing the first personalized virtual planning and navigation system for cranial deformities

Last Friday, the UC3M together with the Hospital Gregorio Marañón presented our virtual planning and navigation system for the surgical treatment of cranial and orbital deformities in children under 1 year of age who have craniosynostosis. A navigation system that will improve planning, precision, and personalisation of surgeries to correct craniosynostosis, and that has already… Continue reading Introducing the first personalized virtual planning and navigation system for cranial deformities