Jan 28th, 2016

`Out of the box` thinking with corrugated headset

google cardboard headset

Google corrugated  headset  helps save baby`s life.

Doctors in Florida, USA were able to plan a difficult surgery on a four month old baby girl with the help of a google corrugated headset.
The goggles headset can be used with a smartphone and an app to see images 3 dimensionally and in virtual reality (VR). In this case, a 3D model of the heart was constructed that could then be viewed from different angles using VR. The doctors were able to minutely plan every step of the complicated surgery ahead of time. This would help save valuable time once surgery started and improve the baby`s chances of surviving the procedure. They created the 3D model by uploading CT scans to an app called SketchFab which was then used on the smartphone.

For more information: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/07/health/google-cardboard-baby-saved/

Image source: https://www.google.com/get/cardboard/get-cardboard/