Open Network Interface for Image-Guided Therapy
OpenIGTLink provides a standardized mechanism for communication among computers and devices in operating rooms for wide variety of image-guided therapy (IGT) applications.
For stereotactic surgical guidance, OpenIGTLink provides a simple solution to import 3D tool tracking data from various sensors and commercial surgical navigation systems to surgical navigation software, such as 3D Slicer.
OpenIGTLink supports real-time image streaming. It allows you to importing intraoperative images from various imaging scanners to your image-processing software.
OpenIGTLink is an ideal solution for integration of robot-assisted intervention systems. It supports sending robot control commands, sensor readings, robot status, etc.