Pear Med X BC Children's Hospital

Pear Med and British Columbia Children's Hospital

Pear Med will partner with the British Columbia Children's Hospital to explore the use of BOSC in pediatric neurosurgery planning. BOSC will primarily assist in epilepsy and brain tumor surgical planning.

Pear Med Meets With President of Microsoft Brad Smith and Civil Rights Activist Jesse Jackson at Life Science Innovation Northwest

May 23, 2017Brad Smith and Jesse Jackson

Seattle Startup Week Panelists! "Meet the VR Future Makers in Seattle"

Nov 17, 2016

In the news! Seattle Times: "UW innovation chief Vikram Jandhyala takes aim at social issues"

Nov 7, 2016

... The stone had been conjured into virtual reality from a patient’s computed tomography (CT) scan. It was created by three University of Washington graduate students, who had turned an idea from a class assignment into a business, Pear Medical. “This is really amazing,” Jandhyala marveled as he turned the stone over in the air, looking at its contours. Link to story

Introducing Bosc!

Oct 10, 2016

What some are considering the biggest product launch since the iPhone, Bosc is the culmination of many months of research with radiologists, surgeons, patients, and health researchers. 2d greyscale visualizations tell an incomplete story and force unnecessary extrapolation between image interpretation and real anatomy in the operating room. Bosc introduces collaborative preparation on volumetric structures that we hope will significantly improve diagnosis, better educate patients and their loved ones, and shorten operating times.
Bosc lets anyone upload their voxel MR or CT images to their private cloud server, convert them into VR-compatible artifacts, and explore them with their hands. Users will soon be able to measure, annotate, and capture AV recordings that they can easily share with peers, anywhere in the world.
Early users include University of California and University of Washington.

Contact us if you'd like to check it out!

Pear Med joins CoMotion's AR/VR incubator

Aug 15, 2016

"Best Innovation" - UW Business Plan Competition.

May 28, 2016

"Targeted for a venture that has a new application for a current technology, a disruptive technology, or an idea that represents a substantial improvement in a product or process."

Recap from inaugural HoloLens Hackathon

May 25, 2016

The challenge was to create a simulation that trained medical practitioners how to guide a catheter into the right side of a patient's heart, then make a precise puncture in the middle of the heart to gain access to the left side of the heart. We wanted to understand how augmented reality could improve this very important and widely used technique.

Featured app in Leap Motion's blog

May 13, 2016

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Shoutout from Mozilla's A-Frame

Mar 11, 2016

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