A Review of Mixed Reality in Health Care

Blooma John, Nilmini Wickramasinghe

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Abstract

Mixed reality (MR) give users a virtual three-dimensional representation of real objects embedded into the physical surroundings. Microsoft HoloLens and Google Glass are examples of MR devices that demonstrate the most prominent emerging technologies recently. This study presents a review of MR in healthcare. Literature related to the use of MR in healthcare were collected from the top A∗ and A journals in e-health management-focused and e-health clinical-focused. We found that majority of the research used VR and very few used MR in healthcare-related studies. While research in the space of MR in healthcare is nascent or relatively immature, there is clear evidence that further research is warranted.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDelivering Superior Health and Wellness Management with IoT and Analytics
EditorsNilmini Wickramasinghe, Freimut Bodendorf
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherSpringer
Chapter18
Pages375-382
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783030173470
ISBN (Print)9783030173463
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020

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    John, B., & Wickramasinghe, N. (2020). A Review of Mixed Reality in Health Care. In N. Wickramasinghe, & F. Bodendorf (Eds.), Delivering Superior Health and Wellness Management with IoT and Analytics (pp. 375-382). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-17347-0_18