USPTO Issues 2nd Patent to ImmersiveTouch Inc. on Its Surgical VR Technology
Combines with core patent to strengthen IP position
Chicago, IL, February 8, 2017 (Newswire.com) - ImmersiveTouch Inc., the global leader in virtual and augmented reality software for surgery, today announced the issuance of its 2nd patent on its core technology for surgical training, planning and practicing of complex procedures.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) provided an Issue Notification on 2/7/17 and the Company now has multiple claims in this growing field.
The company’s unique digital surgery platform enables surgeons to determine the safest and most minimally invasive pathway on a patient-specific basis for multiple surgical specialties. The proprietary technology combines surgical 3D VR imaging with tactile experience of tissue feedback, enabling a true-to-life feel of open and less-invasive surgery.
"This patent complements our initial core patent and together the claims provide solid protection in the market. Our commitment to expanding our intellectual property includes further filings domestic and international."
“This patent complements our initial core patent and together the claims provide solid protection in the market,” stated James Bowman, Chief Executive Officer of ImmersiveTouch Inc. “Our commitment to expanding our intellectual property includes further filings domestic and international.”
Frost & Sullivan recently awarded ImmersiveTouch as the Most Innovative Surgical Simulation Technology. The technology, called MissionRehearsal® system, has been widely adopted by leading academic medical centers.
About ImmersiveTouch Inc.:
ImmersiveTouch is a privately held, Chicago, Illinois-based company at the forefront of virtual reality and augmented reality applications in surgery.
Source: ImmersiveTouch Inc.
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