SOFA for Operating Room

Bringing SOFA inside the operating room

Project info

Fundings   ADT SOFA-OR

Objective   SOFA in the operating room

Duration   01.10.2014 — 31.10.2016

Project Description

In December 2014, a new ADT national initiative started. The objective of this ADT is twofold: first, we aim at achieving a level of quality and robustness compatible with IEC 62304 for the core of SOFA and a reduced set of components. This does not include the certification of the code itself, but rather the implementation of a comprehensive development process that will enable the certification by companies wishing to integrate this code into their systems. The second objective is to add new features specific to the needs of using intra-operative: interoperability with equipment from the operating room, acquisition and real-time processing of full HD video streams, data assimilation and predictive filters, path planning, visualization for augmented reality, or user interfaces dedicated to the operating room.


  • Framework for Augmented Reality in Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
    Bruno Marques, Rosalie Plantefève, Frederick Roy, Nazim Haouchine, Emmanuel Jeanvoine, Igor Peterlik, Stéphane Cotin
    Proceedings of iOR15: 1st International Workshop on Intelligent Operating Rooms, 17th International Conference on E-health Networking, Application & Services (IEEE Healthcom 2015), Boston, 2015.
  • Improving depth perception during surgical augmented reality
    Bruno Marques, Nazim Haouchine, Rosalie Plantefeve, Stéphane Cotin
    SIGGRAPH [Poster], Aug 2015, Los Angeles, United States. pp.Article No. 24, 2015

People involved

Stephane Cotin

Stéphane Cotin

Research Director

Frederick Roy

Senior Software Engineer
Bruno Marques

Bruno Marques

R&D Software Engineer
Antoine Petit post doctoral fellow

Antoine Petit

Post-Doctoral Fellow