What is medVC?

medVC is a remote collaboration tool for medical professionals allowing real-time audio-video communication and the usage of specialised medical services. It is designed to be installed in operating rooms, conference rooms and doctors’ offices and makes it possible to send multiple High Definition (HD) video streams coming from cameras, microscopes, endoscopes and other medical equipment. The doctors have the possibility to pause video streams, mark areas of the picture, take snapshots, and collaboratively work on DICOM images. Furthermore, medVC is capable of transmitting stereoscopic (3D) video coming from cutting edge medical devices. All these features make medVC a superb remote collaboration and education tool for medicine.


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2016-05-13 - new opportunities to enhance medical support for high performance athletes

The medVC team visited Centre d'Alt Rendiment (CAR), a high performance sports training centre near Barcelona. After a live demo of medVC and a fruitful discussion a decision was made to start collaboration and create a plan of using medVC to enhance medical support for athletes at CAR.
CAR page

2016-05-10 - medVC at the Health 2.0 Europe 2016 Conference in Barcelona

The medVC team participated in the Health 2.0 Europe 2016 Conference, where a live demo of medVC was presented to the participants for two days. The opportunity was taken to establish new contacts with Spanish hospitals. In general, during the conference over 120 speakers and 500 attendees from around the world experienced 52 LIVE product demos of innovative solutions that are shaking up European health systems.
Health 2.0 Europe 2016 Conference page

2016-02-24 - new cooperation with trauma surgeons

medVC was used within the Trauma Department of the Wielospecjalistyczny Szpital Miejski im. Józefa Strusia in Poznań, Poland. Three operating rooms, one conference room and a doctors' office were connected. An educational session for medical students was conducted during the whole day of transmission. Additionally, doctors staying in their office were able to remotely advise their colleagues in the ORs.

2016-01-03 - Watch the recording of the 1st European Live Surgery Broadcast

The 1st European Live Surgery Broadcast, an interactive videoconferencing session presenting otolaryngological surgery using medVC, has taken place on December 2nd 2015.
Watch the recording of broadcast!

2015-12-02 - medVC will be used to connect 8 top European clinics for a live medical broadcast

The 1st European Live Surgery Broadcast, an interactive videoconferencing session presenting otolaryngological surgery live, will take place on December 2nd 2015. The event is organised by the European Laryngological Society (ELS), the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery of Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS) and Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC). The aim of the session is to demonstrate the newest surgical methods utilised by specialists from leading European laryngology clinics. Hospitals from Barcelona, Marseille, Genoa, Leiden, Essen, Luxembourg and Poznan will take an active part in the event. The clinics will interconnect through medVC, taking advantage of the possibility to perform multipoint audio-video communication in realtime. Thanks to the universal compatibility of medVC, we will transmit medical video coming from surgical microscopes, endoscopes and even a surgical robot, produced by companies like Storz, Olympus, Medrobotics, Trumpf Medical and ConMed. The whole session will be streamed live through the Internet in HD quality by the Interactive Scientific Television PlatonTV operated by PSNC.
Watch the live broadcast on the 2nd of December 2015 from 9:00 to 16:00 CET!

2015-09-30 - medVC has been used to provide live medical transmission from two operating rooms in parallel

In Nancy, France, during a combined event of the opening of the PROMETEE living-lab and joined meeting of the HIPERMED/E3 projects, medVC has been used to connect 4 remote sites in a live and interactive surgical session. Two operating rooms, one in the CHU Nancy, one in the School of Surgery, have been connected with two conference rooms. Over 150 people, national and regional officials, researchers and students could participate in the parallel transmission of an ENT and heart surgeries. medVC allowed to achieve flawless communication and presented 8 parallel High Definition video streams coming from medical cameras and endoscopes. What has made a huge impression was the transmission of 3D video live from the heart surgery. 3D video is a crucial feature for medical education and having this feature makes medVC a unique tool. Currently, CHU Nancy is purchasing 3 medVC terminals and School of Surgery 2, but after this event we have many more inquiries about our system.
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2015-08-28 - medVC to provide live medical transmission during the "Oncology in otolaryngology" symposium

The medVC team and technology have been tasked with performing a live surgical transmission from the operating room of the ENT Clinic of the Poznan University of Medical Sciences to the conference centre of the "Oncology in otolaryngology", ENT symposium that will take place from the 9th to the 12th September 2015.. The guests of the symposium will participate in an interactive surgical session thanks to the capabilities provided by medVC.

2015-07-22 - medVC in FICHe phase 3!

medVC been selected to proceed to the third and final phase of the FICHe accelerator programme. The programme started out with 80 companies which were offered mentoring, training, technical support, a real live field lab and financial support for developing innovative applications and businesses in the eHealth market. Only 20 of those companies made it to the final phase and medVC is proud to be one of them!

2015-06-02 - medVC visits a school of surgery in France

As medical education is a crucial use case for medVC, our team has visited a school of surgery in France. The meeting was an opportunity for demonstrating medVC's capabilities and gathering feedback for further enhancements. Most importantly, we have built a new partnership and gained a possible customer.

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