Universal Translator for Surgeons – Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg

Laparoscopic surgery uses minimally invasive incisions, which means less pain and shorter recovery times for patients. Teaching these techniques around the world, Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg has run into two problems — language and distance.  In the TEDx Beacon Street video above, Dr. Schwaitzberg shares how a new technology, which combines video conferencing and a real-time universal translator, could help.

 

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