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Featured on "The MedTech Collective Episode: 1"
As the pandemic has progressed, it has had huge impacts on all technological advancements and regressions both positively and negatively.We have 3 of the brightest MedTech Entrepreneurs speaking on the topic, offering their insights and thoughts on: How has the pandemic affected the future of IOMT?
December 18, 2020
Graduated from Founder Institute SF 2020 Cohort
Proud to announce that AvatarMEDIC™ Inc. has graduated from Founder Institute SF 2020 cohort.
November 17, 2020
AvatarMEDIC Presents at IAC 2020 Virtual
Our paper was accepted into IAC 2020 under the title “AvatarMEDIC: Building A Solar System Wide Medical Service”. This is our vision into the future that we are working on today. You can watch the pre-recorded video lecture on our vision page.
October 13, 2020
Robot Remote Operation Test with MMAARS
Partnering with Haddington Dynamics at MMAARS mission 1126, we completed a successful test of remote control of a robotic arm to hand pieces to onsight medical personnel. This test took place with the operator over 100 miles away and happened over standard 4G cell network. This paves the way for AvatarMEDIC to work more closely with Haddington Dynamics as a technology partner.‍
August 25, 2020
NIST CHARIoT Challenge phase 2 winners
Developing AR solution for First Responders, in the midst of record-breaking season of wildfires across the West, was an intense experience. We are extremely appreciative of Cal Fire Staff and Fire Scientists in Montana for collaborating with us during this project. We learned so much and firsthand recognize the extraordinary efforts the emergency response teams have been putting in for protecting lives, homes, and land. Thanks to NIST PSCR CHARIOT Challenge, we focused on a cutting-edge AR UI design for public safety use.
May 26, 2020
'Isolation in Space' Presentation Explore Mars with CDR Scott Kelly
The incredible CDR Scott Kelly helping us understand how to cope with the realities of living in space, relevant during lockdown. John Hanacek explaining AvatarMEDIC technologies and vision of the future of health in the Solar System in the context this current normal of isolation on Earth. Dr Susan Ip-Jewell explaining analog astronautics and training to become ready for space and life.
April 9, 2020
COVID Ventilator - Making a Manual for the 'VapoJET'
AvatarMEDIC created the first comprehensive English instruction manual for the innovative 3d printable "VapoJET" Ultracompact Anesthesia System which can be used without technical skills, even in a Spaceship
April 8, 2020
We Advance! $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE
AvatarMEDIC Advances In $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE One of 77 Teams Working On Next Generation Robotic Avatar Technology
January 8, 2020
Winner of Microsoft Reactor Hackathon
Participated in and Won the Microsoft San Francisco Reactor Women in AI/MR/Ethics Hackathon with our concept HoloTRIAGE for Hololens 2.
December 9, 2019
WXR Demo Day
Presented as part of the 2019 WXR Cohort
December 2, 2019
Presented At International Astronautical Congress 2019 In Washington DC
AvatarMEDIC abstract accepted into International Astronautical Congress allowing us to give a presentation on past background work with Mars Academy USA analog astronaut missions and future plans for the AvatarMEDIC vision.
October 28, 2019
ISS R&D Conference
The AvatarMEDIC team was honored with acceptance of a poster exhibition into the International Space Station Research & Development Conference 2019 in Atlanta, GA, USA.
August 6, 2019
Spoke at LDSE ZHUHAI, China
The AvatarMEDIC team was honored with acceptance to speak at the Fourth International Conference on Lunar and Deep Space Exploration in Zhuhai, China. Our abstract is titled: “Developing an Integrated ‘Holistic’ Modular Network of Autonomous Telerobotic System with AI, Blockchain, Mixed Reality (MR), Extended Reality (XR) for Emergency Medical Triage, Surgical Intervention, Disaster Relief, and Remote Medical Rescue for Astronauts During Deep Space Missions and Planetary Surface Exploratory Missions”
July 27, 2019
Attended ANA Avatar XPRIZE Summit In Geneva
The first ANA Avatar XPRIZE Team Summit was held in conjunction with the AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva, Switzerland on May 27-29. This was the first in-person gathering of the Avatar XPRIZE teams, who met with the XPRIZE operations team, our sponsor, ANA, and our competition partners. The team summit ignited many productive conversations between teams and partners, and marked the beginning of the next stage of the competition.
May 31, 2019
Official Entry To ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition
The $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE is a four-year global competition focused on the development of an Avatar System that will transport a human’s sense, actions, and presence to a remote location in real time, leading to a more connected world.
February 1, 2019
Mars Society Convention
Spoke at Mars Society Convention at USC
October 18, 2019
Accepted Into WXR Accelerator Cohort
Accepted into 2019 WXR Accelerator cohort
September 5, 2019
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