Augmented reality headset turns astronauts into doctors

February 7th, 2012 robyn



“An augmented reality headset, currently being developed by the European Space Agency, could one day turn astronauts into impromptu doctors, or even surgeons.  As future astronauts venture farther into space, they must be able to look after themselves without relying on medical experts back on Earth — because, depending on the distance, communication with ground support can be delayed or even blocked.”

Complete article:  http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2012-02/06/augmented-reality-space-doctor

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