Entries by Edward Miller

Steve Dann reveals the future of surgical training on ITN News

Last week Medical Realities was part of a ITN News feature looking at virtual reality. The producers very kindly clipped up the section in which our CEO Steve Dann discusses our Virtual Surgeon training tool and how virtual reality and augmented reality will improve surgical training around the world. This feature followed the announcement we made earlier in […]

Creating 360 Video content for Surgical Education

Having had so much interest from our work capturing video footage for virtual reality in the operating theatre, we thought it would be a good idea to share some of our research with the community and explore some of the different options which we have considered. Types of Camera There are increasingly more and more ways to capture […]

Dr Shafi Ahmed, co-founder of Medical Realities wins coveted ASiT Silver Scalpel award.

The ASiT Silver Scalpel Award has been recognising excellence in surgical training since 2000. It is awarded annually to inspirational trainers who have scored highly across five categories: leadership, resourcefulness, training and development, professionalism, and communication. This year, the award was handed to Medical Realities co-founder Dr Shafi Ahmed, who received recognition for supporting students pastorally as […]

Medical Realities lauches first 360 video on YouTube

This week following months of rumours and speculation, YouTube announced that their platform is now compatible with interactive 360 degree videos. We were incredibly excited to hear of this news as it represents a cultural shift of interactive video formats entering into the mainstream. Having created 360 degree video as part of our first product ‘The Virtual Surgeon’, […]

An interview with Dr Shafi Ahmed

Last month, Medical Realities co-founder Dr Shafi Ahmed sat down with Ben Heubl, journalist and healthcare specialist from Nuviun, a leading health innovation company. Here’s what Dr Ahmed had to say. Highlights (0.45) Introduction, how can we (2:00) Experimenting with Google Glass (3:29) Improving the experience with Google Glass and peer to peer learning (4:49) Where the value lies in streaming medical […]