TITLE

Hands-free operation

AUTHOR(S)
Excell, Jon
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);10/3/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7685, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Philips company has developed a Hands Free Interaction in Hospital system, a voice-controlled medical devices that could help streamline medical operations in hospitals in the Europe. Statement of senior scientist in charge Mathias Lang regarding the new system's comparison with the previous voice-activated medical applications; System trial at a Swedish hospital; Benefits of the new system on hospital's efficiency in using their staff.
ACCESSION #
18545025

 

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