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The first VR surgery will be live-streamed tomorrow

Those who aren’t particularly squeamish can tune in tomorrow (April 14) to the first virtual reality stream of a tumor-removal surgery. A company called Medical Realities is filming the surgery using a 360-camera, and hosting the live-stream. Note: You’ll need the Medical Realities app and a VR headset like Google Cardboard to get the full … Continue reading “The first VR surgery will be live-streamed tomorrow”

Those who aren’t particularly squeamish can tune in tomorrow (April 14) to the first virtual reality stream of a tumor-removal surgery. A company called Medical Realities is filming the surgery using a 360-camera, and hosting the live-stream. Note: You’ll need the Medical Realities app and a VR headset like Google Cardboard to get the full experience. 

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Christina Farr is a San Francisco-based journalist specializing in health and technology. Before joining Fast Company, Christina worked as a reporter for VentureBeat, Reuters and KQED

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