Natural interactions for medical image analysis

Interaction-Design Master Thesis

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concepts for interfacing with a worldwide healthcare network

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I already showed some sketches around the idea of a new interface to interact and view 3D models (its obviously my favourite direction so far). But I think I need to focus on more than just this, so I decided to organize and categorize my other ideas and sketches.


So here are some concepts for interfaces that incorporate a world wide healthcare network and ubiquitous information. It’s less about new natural interfaces and more about service, social and information design.

I tried to think about some key aspects in these concepts.

– Crowd sourcing to analyse cases, avoid mistakes and link to similar cases.
– Make the radiologists reading room more social by implementing a social/professional network like LinkedIn.
– Get an emotional connection between the radiologist and his work.
– Link to other data sources from the internet.

See this pdf for more details and sketches.


Written by Jannes

March 5, 2009 at 16:50

Geeky Radiologists

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I was happy to find out that there are some really geeky Radiologists out there. During my research I found some interesting projects for Radiologists. Multitouch, iPhone Apps and hacked Wiimotes are things I didn’t really expect to find in the medical field. I feel pretty supported by these projects in my thoughts about a futuristic and natural-user interface for Radiologists. Especially the big number of different iPhone Apps for medical purposes made me think about ubiquitous computing for Radiologists.

We are planning to visit a hospital next week. I am really looking forward to see Radiologists at work and see if my ubiquitous computing thoughts make any sense here. I think it mainly depends on the Radiologists workspace, how often does he/she move, in which situations do they need the information, what kind of people do they interact with…

Reporting a CT scan with a Wiimote

Osirix (medical image viewer) for iPhone

BrainLab: Digital Lightbox Multitouch Display for surgeons and physiciansbrainLab multitouch

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January 25, 2009 at 16:17