Pioneering History

ClaroNav Team Member Contributions: A History of Surgical Navigation, Imaging and Digital Dentistry. The year listed above each innovation refers to the time of its first clinical usage.

1985

November 21, 1985

First Interactive medical 3D visualization system

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1987

April 23, 1987

First Real-Time Medical 3D visualization system

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1990

April 23, 1990

Leading commercial CT and MRI workstation

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1992

April 23, 1992

First commercial Surgical Navigation system

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1992

May 23, 1992

Most commercially successful vendor imaging system

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1995

April 23, 1995

First user-programmable workflow UI in CT/MRI scanner consoles

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2000

April 23, 2000

Free-hand real-time ultrasound 3-D reconstruction

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2000

May 23, 2000

Volume rendering engine for consumer PCs

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2004

February 24, 2004

4D Radiotherapy for treatment of lung tumours

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2004

May 1, 2004

Automated initialization of 3D deformable models

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2004

June 23, 2004

First visible light optical pose tracking system

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2004

July 23, 2004

High-performance CPU-based volume rendering engine in wide use

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2004

August 23, 2004

First perspective CT colon flattening algorithm

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2005

April 23, 2005

Automatic detection of colon polyps

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2006

March 24, 2006

MRI biomarkers to quantify osteoarthritis

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2006

April 23, 2006

3D animation of 100’s of dental implant related videos in Maya

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2007

April 23, 2007

Full body CT atlas registration

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2008

March 24, 2008

Diffusion MRI to map white matter pathways in the brain

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2008

April 23, 2008

.NET-based multi-modality visualization, segmentation, registration and navigation framework in wide use

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2010

April 23, 2010

Pioneered the algorithmic development for image acquisition and calibration methodology for the leading dental intra-oral scanner

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2010

May 23, 2010

.Net based 3D animated dental implant treatment planning system

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2011

February 24, 2011

Automated segmentation method of head and neck CT images for leading radiation therapy platform

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2011

March 24, 2011

Automated segmentation method of head and neck CT images for leading radiation therapy platform

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2011

April 23, 2011

Production of 2D and 3D implant planning system.

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2012

April 24, 2012

3D Prototyping / Engineering Solutions for Dental Scanners, cad/cam, dental milling

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2013

March 23, 2013

Created the most compact and affordable ENT navigation system

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2013

April 23, 2013

Created the most accurate and easily usable dental navigation system

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