An augmented reality guidance probe and method for image-guided surgical navigation

@inproceedings{Shamir2006AnAR,
  title={An augmented reality guidance probe and method for image-guided surgical navigation},
  author={Ruby Shamir and Leo Joskowicz},
  year={2006}
}
This paper presents a novel Augmented Reality (AR) probe and method for use with image-guided surgical navigation systems. Its purpose is to enhance existing systems by providing a video image of the therapeutic site augmented with relevant structures preoperatively defined by the user. The AR probe consists of a video camera and a tracked reference plate mounted on a lightweight ergonomic casing. It directly connects to the navigation tracking system, and can be hand-held or fixed. The method… CONTINUE READING