CES 2018 | Exelus to showcase emergency telemedicine using the Microsoft HoloLens

The Nomadeec telemedicine platform will be showcased during CES 2018. (Source: VRFocus)
The Nomadeec telemedicine platform will be showcased during CES 2018. (Source: VRFocus)
Exelus has announced the availability of the Nomadeec platform on the HoloLens that will enable EMTs and paramedics to get real-time information of patient vitals and medical records. It will also enable them to directly teleconference with doctors to provide appropriate emergency care.

Exelus and HoloForge will showcase the evolution of Mixed Reality (MR) in emergency medical situations, at CES 2018. The software platform, Nomadeec, will allow medical professionals to access real-time vital information about a patient in a hands-free manner and also, allow teleconferencing with doctors for tendering appropriate emergency care.

Nomadeec will tie-in to existing diagnostic devices and services with the ability to connect up to 10 Bluetooth devices at any time. The MR platform can run on Android, iOS, and Windows devices with extensive customization options so as to cater to many emergency medical scenarios. The Nomadeec platform will enable emergency medical teams (EMTs) and paramedics to tender better pre-hospital care and also help in emergency medical responses in places which do not have extensive medical facilities.

This is not the first application of MR in telemedicine, though. Back in October, Silver Chain Group released the Enhanced Medical Mixed Reality (EMMR) app for the HoloLens that enabled clinicians to 'holoport' and directly interface with nursing staff providing at-home patient care. Nomadeec goes a step further by being able to leverage the same principles in a more response-sensitive scenario such as trauma or accident cases. The technology will be demonstrated using real-life examples during Exelus' CES 2018 presentation.


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Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 2017-12-19 (Update: 2017-12-22)
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam
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