Mobile solution for brain visualization using augmented and virtual reality

José Soeiro, Ana Paula Cláudio, Maria Beatriz Carmo, Hugo Alexandre Ferreira

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Abstract

Augmented and Virtual Reality techniques are becoming more widespread and Medicine is one of the fields which can benefit from their use. In this paper we describe a smartphone application that applies these two techniques to provide visualizations of a patient's brain. This application was designed with the goal of guiding a physician in a medical procedure called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), however it can be adapted and extended to other uses. The application was submitted to user tests involving two experts in TMS and researchers in Biomedical Engineering, the results were positive and provided useful feedback that will be considered when further developing the application.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2016 20th International Conference Information Visualisation, IV 2016
EditorsEbad Banissi, Urska Cvek, Chun-Cheng Lin, Francis T. Marchese, Chi Man Pun, Theodor G. Wyeld, Mark W. McK. Bannatyne, John Counsell, Marjan Trutschl, Fatma Bouali, Remo Burkhard, John Counsell, Anna Ursyn, Gilles Venturini, Georges Grinstein, Feng Lin, Martin J. Eppler, Wei Dong Huang, Sebastian Kernbach, Muhammad Sarfraz, Jian J. Zhang
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages124-129
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781467389426
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event20th International Conference Information Visualisation, IV 2016 - Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: 19 Jul 201622 Jul 2016

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Conference on Information Visualisation
Volume2016-August
ISSN (Print)1093-9547

Conference

Conference20th International Conference Information Visualisation, IV 2016
Country/TerritoryPortugal
CityLisbon
Period19/07/1622/07/16

Keywords

  • Augmented reality
  • Brain visualization
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation
  • Virtual reality

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