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VisWall at Tufts' Center for Scientific Visualization (Image 3)

VisWall at Tufts' Center for Scientific Visualization

Caroline Cao, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Tufts University, has used the Visualization Wall at Tufts' Center for Scientific Visualization in developing laparoscopic surgical training systems in which 3-D computer simulations enable surgeons in training to feel as well as see. Here, a student member of her research team uses the Visualization Wall and a haptic device to simulate complicated virtual procedures. The VisWall's size, resolution and 3-D capability will greatly help in her work. (Date image taken: 2008; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 20, 2017) [Image 3 of 6 related images. See Image 4.]

Credit: Melody Ko/Tufts University; ©2008 Trustees of Tufts College
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