MedCity News September 7, 2020
Elise Reuter

The Defense Innovation Unit launched a new pilot project that will use AI combined with augmented reality microscopes to help medical professionals better identify cancer cells. Google Cloud was tasked with designing the solution.

The Department of Defense is launching a digital pathology pilot program that would use AI combined with augmented reality microscopes to help with cancer detection. For the project, the Defense Innovation Unit awarded a contract to Google Cloud to deliver augmented reality microscopes to DoD medical facilities and develop AI models to help with cancer detection.

The Predictive Health project is expected to run for two years, with an initial rollout starting at certain Defense Health Agency facilities and Veterans Affairs hospitals. The DoD’s Joint Artificial...

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