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50 milliseconds. That is the communication delay between the surgeon and the surgical robot in telesurgery. 50 milliseconds of error seems imperceptibly small but it can cause a lot of harm during a surgery. Fortunately researchers at UC San Diego created a system that uses augmented reality renderings to predict events that could help surgeons overcome communication delays between the remote console and the surgical robot, reducing overshoot and increasing the safety of telesurgery.
Meanwhile, innovators at UCLA created gloves with sensors that can translate hand movements like sign language into voice with near-perfect accuracy.
So what is the next step for these technologies? How can surgeons implement augmented reality renderings to improve telesurgery? How can the deaf community access those gloves to communicate with those who do not know sign language?
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Yilin Huo is an intern at the Alliance for SoCal Innovation. He is a currently an undergrad at Dartmouth College majoring in Economics and minoring in Environmental Studies. He is a welcome voice within the SoCal innovation community.