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Over 30,000 surgeons witness TIM's 5G-powered live surgery demo

Friday 29 November 2019 | 08:52 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) announced that its 5G network was used to enable what it described as the first immersive 4K remote-surgery consultation conducted in Italy. The demonstration saw Professor Giorgio Palazzini put on a virtual-reality headset in Rome that effectively "teleported" him to an operating theatre in Santa Maria Hospital, Terni, around 100km away. The technology enabled Professor Palazzini to interact in real time during a laparoscopic (keyhole surgery) procedure with the live medical team, coordinated by Fujian Medical University's Professor Chang-Ming Huang.

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Companies: Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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