Interface for wide-angle arthroscope

  • In order to overcome small field of arthroscope view, the field of view is expanded by utilizing digital zoom, panorama view technology and fisheye lens (wide angle lens). A Region of interest in the enlarged arthroscopic display is selectable when surgeons want to focus on specific anatomy in detail.
  • Pose of surgical instruments is tracked by optical position tracker or camera, and then the instruments’ position is used for selecting region of interest on wide-angle arthroscopic image.