Immersive & Medical Technologies

Augmented reality is upending many industrial sectors by offering a new way to perceive the environment.

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    Healthcare applications are one promising example.

    With its expertise in computer vision, pose estimation, and 3D visualization, the Immersive & Medical Technologies lab designs components and platforms to augment the experiences of professionals and strengthen their effectiveness, particularly through augmented reality and virtual reality, in fields like industry and health. Users are at the heart of its thinking and its work, from the definition of needs to the testing of developed technologies. In the field of health care, the lab works with its medical partners on key technologies like image processing and medical videos, connectivity, and interoperability.

    Laurent Launay - bcom
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    Laurent Launay

    Applications Director and Immersive & Medical Technologies lab Manager

    We are convinced that what makes technology most valuable is how it is used, which is why we make the end user the focus of our development and testing.
    products & services
    Dicom Family - teaser produit - bcom DICOM family

    Interoperability, anonymization, and standardization

    Annotate - teaser produit - bcom b<>com Annotate

    A surgical workflow editor and analytics tool

    scientific publications

    20.04.2021

    L6DNet: Light 6 DoF Network for Robust and Precise Object Pose Estimation with Small Datasets

    Estimating the 3D pose of an object is a challenging task that can be considered within augmented reality or robotic applications. In this paper, we propose a novel approach to perform 6 DoF object pose estimation from a single RGB-D image. We adopt a hybrid pipeline in two stages: data-driven and geometric respectively. The data-driven step consists of a classification CNN to estimate the object…

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    29.05.2021

    Efficient Multi-stream Temporal Learning and Post-fusion Strategy for 3D Skeleton-based Hand Activity Recognition

    Recognizing first-person hand activity is a challenging task, especially when not enough data are available. In this paper, we tackle this challenge by proposing a new hybrid learning pipeline for skeleton-based hand activity recognition, which is composed of three blocks. First, for a given sequence of hand’s joint positions, the spatial features are extracted using a dedicated combination of…

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    13.08.2021

    Acceptability and 5G in the Medical Field: The Impact of the Level of Information

    The issues around 5G are considerable: sovereignty, smart city, industry 4.0, energy, connected healthcare. However, 5G is currently raising many questions from the general public and professionals. To better understand these questions related to acceptability, a quantitative experimental study was conducted with 81 healthcare professionals, via an online questionnaire. The objective is to…

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    02.12.2020

    Model-based 3D Tracking for Augmented Orthopedic Surgery

    Current surgical navigation systems offer sub-millimetric real-time localization, however they are expensive, require the use of invasive markers attached to the patient, and often add extra operation time. In this paper we propose an affordable markerless navigation approach, based on mid end depth sensors, as an alternative to answer medical applications needs in terms of accuracy and…

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