Live Video Streaming of Surgeries from Endoscopes

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Global Video Networx of Camden NJ and strategic partner Future Generations Technology of Pembroke Pines, FL, in cooperation with Memorial Hospital, have successfully implemented live, interactive laparoscopic surgeries using video conferencing software via secure Internet broadcasts.

SecureNET 2008 allows for easy integration with multiple laparoscopic devices

Utilizing robust, proprietary video conferencing software and a broadband connection, several laparoscopic surgeries have been broadcast in real-time allowing telementoring of other surgeons worldwide. "SecureNET 2008 allows for easy integration with multiple laparoscopic devices," says Karl Bittner, President of Global Video Networx. For more information about SecureNET please visit http://www.globalvideonetworx.com

The video conferencing software was successfully integrated with Storz, Stryker, and Olympus endoscopic equipment and allowed surgeons from around the globe to watch and participate in these tele-educational events.

Jonathan S. Ware, EMT, MD, stated, "Telementoring is a critical element that allows highly skilled surgeons to share with and empower physicians abroad without the need for travel." Mixing the fields of information technology and advanced surgical techniques creates the perfect distance learning environment.

SecureNET 2008 made it easy for participants to collaborate with imbedded multiparty voice and video connectivity; interactive whiteboard; text messaging; question and answer forums; web browsing; and PowerPoint presentations. The video conferences can be recorded for viewing by authorized participants at a later time as well.

The video conferencing software will be available to hospitals, medical colleges and surgeons June 1st, 2008.

Global Video Networx is a privately held company focused on providing custom programming and software development services. More information is available at http://www.globalvideonetworx.com.

Future Generations Technology is a privately held company specializing in marketing, integration, and product development services. More information is available at http://www.fgtechinc.com.

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