Interactive Institute at the Swedish Embassy in Tokyo

26 October, 2009 - 10:52

The project Virtual Autopsy Table was last week successfully presented in an exhibition at the Swedish Embassy in Tokyo. The installation gained allot of attention from the approximately 100 VIP guests that consisted of people from Japanese Academia and Industry.The exhibition was a part of a Swedish delegation that promoted Swedish research within the field of Visualisation. The delegation was organised by Invest In Sweden Agency, Vinnova, The Knowledge Foundation, The Vårdal Foundation and Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research.The Virtual Autopsy Table, is a public installation that allows people to interact with stunning volumetric 3D datasets of real scanned human bodies. The project is collaboration between Norrköpings Visualiseringscenter and Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization (CMIV).? ?Interactive Institute C-studio used state of the art research results from CMIV and Linköpings University to develop a public installation that allow the audience to explore the inside of the human body. The project is a good example of how the Interactive Institute act as an interface between academia, the industry and the society.For further information about the Virtual Autopsy Table please visit: www.visualiseringscenter.se/autopsyThe Swedish Ambassador in Japan, Mr Stefan Noreén, examines the Virtual Autopsy Table.

Bo Sundborg from Norrköping Visuslisation Centre demonstrates the Virtual Autopsy Table.