DUBLIN and LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, and Surgical Theater today announced a partnership to interface Surgical Theater’s SyncAR™ augmented reality (AR) technology with Medtronic’s StealthStation™ S8 surgical navigation system. This collaboration will enable neurosurgeons to use AR technology in real-time to enhance visualization during complex cranial procedures. Using fighter-jet simulation technology, the SyncAR platform allows surgeons to visualize structures in the brain, test virtual surgical tools and plan surgeries before entering the operating room. By integrating this technology with the StealthStation S8 cranial solution, surgeons can expand the benefits of AR and, for the first time, see a 360° AR rendering overlaid onto the live surgical site during brain surgeries.
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