07 February 2013

[Video] A universal translator for surgeons

Laparoscopic surgery uses minimally invasive incisions -- which means less pain and shorter recovery times for patients. But Steven Schwaitzberg chief of Surgery at the Cambridge Health Alliance at the Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital has run into two problems teaching these techniques to surgeons around the world -- language and distance. He shares how a new technology, which combines video conferencing and a real-time universal translator, could help. 

(Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)

More information

No comments:

Post a Comment