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A universal translator for surgeons


January 25, 2013

Laparoscopic surgery uses minimally invasive incisions—which means less pain and shorter recovery times for patients. But Steven Schwaitzberg has run into two problems teaching these techniques to surgeons around the world—language and distance. He shares how a new technology, which combines video conferencing and a real-time universal translator, could help. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)


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Posted by B.J. Murphy  on  01/25  at  11:28 AM

This is exactly what I was getting into in my own article on the subject!

http://www.33rdsquare.com/2013/01/modern-technology-and-our-means-of_24.html




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