Depth-Awareness in a System for Mixed-Reality Aided Surgical Procedures

Mauro Sylos Labini, Christina Gsaxner, Antonio Pepe, Juergen Wallner, Jan Egger*, Vitoantonio Bevilacqua

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Computer-assisted surgery is a trending topic in research, with many different approaches which aim at supporting surgeons in the operating room. Existing surgical planning and navigation solutions are often considered to be distracting, unintuitive or hard to interpret. In this work, we address this issue with an approach based on mixed reality devices like Microsoft HoloLens. We assess the depth sensing capabilities of Microsoft HoloLens, and the potential benefit they could bring to computer-assisted surgery applications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntelligent Computing Methodologies - 15th International Conference, ICIC 2019, Proceedings
EditorsZhi-Kai Huang, Abir Hussain, De-Shuang Huang
PublisherSpringer Verlag Heidelberg
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9783030267650
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event15th International Conference on Intelligent Computing: ICIC 2019 - Nanchang, China
Duration: 3 Aug 20196 Aug 2019

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume11645 LNAI
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference15th International Conference on Intelligent Computing


  • Computer-assisted surgery
  • HoloLens
  • Mixed reality
  • Pattern recognition
  • RGB-Depth mapping
  • Time-of-flight camera

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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