February 20th, 2014
2013 Johnson & Johnson Supplier Enabled Innovation Award
Johnson & Johnson recognized TRUMATCH Personalized Solutions Fast3D as Supplier Enabled Innovation of the Year & Best Product Supplier Enabled Innovation. Fast3D is a product from DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction & Siemens PLM Software. Michal Sofka was the main architect, technical leader, and primary contributor to the solution developed at Siemens Corporate Technology. See also Siemens PLM press release.
"Personalized Prosthetics: From Bytes to Bones", Siemens Pictures of the Future, The Magazine for Research and Innovation
Michal Sofka's work on 3D image segmentation at Siemens Corporate technology was featured in the fall issue of the Pictures of the Future magazine. New technology from Siemens makes it possible to integrate measurement data from diagnostic images with manufacturing instructions, thus potentially opening the door to automated production of custom-made prosthetic devices.
Publications and Further Reading
Segmentation of Multiple Knee Bones from CT for Orthopedic Knee Surgery Planning
Dijia Wu, Michal Sofka, Neil Birkbeck, and S. Kevin Zhou
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Medical Image Computing
and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Boston, MA, USA, 14-18 Sep. 2014.