Touch Surgery partners with DAQRI to launch new surgical training platform / by Scott A.

Today, Touch Surgery, the leading mobile surgical simulation platform, in partnership with DAQRI, the world’s leading enterprise Augmented Reality (AR) company have launched new surgical training capabilities, enabling people to perform next to ‘real life’ surgical procedures.

The development brings AR into the OR allowing surgeons to practice surgery in a virtual operating room on a virtual patient, with the aim of improving access to high quality surgical care globally.

Co-founder and CEO Jean Nehme, M.D. said:

Touch Surgery has transformed surgical education by digitizing over 225 surgical procedures made available for a community of over 1.5 million users. Furthermore, the Touch Surgery Virtual Residency Program (VRP) is now being used in over 25 training programs to support formal training globally.

Brian Mullins, Founder and CEO at DAQRI said:

To accelerate its technological innovations, Touch Surgery has announced several new hires including Paul Ryan, VP of content and former head of technologies at Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) and Danail Stoyanov, R&D Lead, and assistant professor of Surgical Computer Vision at University College London. Paul and Danail join the team at Touch Surgery’s headquarters in London.