Medical

Elevating Healthcare with Computer Vision

May 3, 2022 — Vice President of Engineering

When medical technology developers have access to a flexible and quick-to-market hardware, everyone is winning, from patients to providers. Below, we’ve gathered some of the most common questions related to computer vision, to help you better understand the technology behind MBX’s innovative computer vision building block, Kori.

What is computer vision?

As a field of artificial intelligence (AI), computer vision trains computers and systems to analyze digital images from cameras and video with the goal of drawing meaningful recommendations and actionable steps.

Advances in the computer vision field have led to an impressive 99% accuracy rate for object identification and classification, which helped countless industries advance by leaps and bounds in the last decade.

What is the difference between computer vision and machine learning?

As opposed to computer vision, which enables computers to see and understand imperceptible issues, machine learning empowers machines to draw valuable insights from data and make accurate predictions based on past experiences, just like humans.

How can the healthcare industry benefit from this technology? Can you give some computer vision examples?

In healthcare, the power of computer vision is best seen when evaluating patient scans for abnormalities such as cancerous tumors. What was once a time consuming, error-prone task is becoming a fast and accurate process that allows physicians to make assessments with lifesaving precision.

Aside from tumor detection, here are other computer vision applications in healthcare:

  • Health Monitoring
  • Lean Management
  • Medical Training
  • Remote Patient Monitoring

Who is leveraging the incredible computer vision benefits?

Some of the biggest health systems in the world are already experiencing the transformative effects of AI in healthcare. From medical imaging data that allows for early detection of abnormalities in the lungs, heart, and brain to post-surgery blood-loss tracking that helps reduce mortality rates, computer vision is driving innovation across the industry.

What is MBX’s computer vision technology?

Designed for application and specification developers in the medical, industrial, and safety and security markets, Kori™ is a flexible and quick to market platform designed to help create and deliver mobile camera-based applications. Designed with pre-tested and pre-certified components, this modular building block platform is highly customizable with options for displays, cameras and an articulating arm, and can be quickly and easily integrated with your technology.

Discover Kori today or contact us for more details.

Roger Lam

About

Vice President of Engineering

Roger leads a multi-functional team of engineers at MBX that develop, verify and maintain next-gen hardware platforms for complex technologies including Kori, MBX’s modular mobile platform for computer vision applications. Roger has 18 years of experience developing medtech computing devices for developers of all sizes, including GE, Siemens and Phillips.

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