Novarad’s OpenSight Augmented Reality Named 2017 New Product of the Year

SALT LAKE CITY—December 6, 2017—Novarad Corporation’s OpenSight Augmented Reality system received the Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Award for Business and was named 2017 New Product of the Year in the category Healthcare. The organization’s annual program was launched to reward companies, products and people that are leading their respective industries.

Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, created OpenSight to render patient studies into 3D and present them in an interactive manner accurately overlaid directly onto the patient’s body. This leverages a host of advanced technologies including 3D imaging, advanced segmentation and rendering, registration, motion correction, virtual tools and 3D annotation technologies.

“The ability to used mixed reality where we can merge imaging data with the actual patient is a revolutionary concept that will have a major impact on training, preoperative analysis and intraoperative care,” said Dr. Wendell Gibby, Novarad CEO and practicing neuroradiologist. “This is a rapidly emerging technology—earlier this year, we performed the first surgery using augmented reality. The almost universal comment that people have when trying this is, ‘Well, wow!’”

The OpenSight software has proven beneficial in overcoming certain obstacles with surgical operations, and has the potential to improve accuracy, increase operational efficiency and to decrease mistakes in surgeries.

“Our winners this year show how the level of creativity, sheer persistence and innovation drives business results,” said Maria Jimenez, chief nomination officer of the Business Intelligence Group. “We are so proud of all of the winners and finalists. This is truly a special group.”

A short video of the OpenSight surgery is available HERE. To learn more about the operation or to obtain more information on Novarad’s OpenSight, please visit our website,, or follow us on Twitter, @NovaradCorp.

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About Novarad

For over 20 years, Novarad has enabled healthcare providers to solve their imaging problems through its full diagnostic suite. Today, Novarad’s specialized enterprise imaging and workflow solutions continue to improve upon industry standards and empower healthcare providers everywhere to solve problems. Through customizable workflow and imaging solutions, Novarad encompasses medical imaging needs. Visit Novarad at for more information.

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.

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Kristi Alvarado, Media Relations Contact at Novarad | 801.642.1001 |


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