Human Anatomy App

Pocket Anatomy unveils improved Pocket Body v1.1 for iPad, iPhone & iTouch

Pocket Anatomy has launched the latest revision of Pocket Body, the full human body musculoskeletal anatomy App for medical, nursing, allied health and science students, on the iTunes App Store. Pocket Body v1.1 offers enhanced navigation and a number of content updates as well as revisions based on feedback from existing users of the app.

Pocket Anatomy has launched the latest update to Pocket Body, the full body human anatomy App, on the iTunes App store. Based on feedback from customers of Pocket Body 1.0, the Pocket Anatomy development team have made significant improvements to the usability and navigation in this latest release. Changes include the introduction of ‘Body Map’ (an enhanced navigation feature), updates to the human anatomy content, improvements to the navigation in the anatomy quiz, as well as enhancements to the personal note making feature.

The introduction of the ‘Body Map’ feature is a major step forward in navigation within Pocket Body v1.1. This feature allows the user to quickly navigate to any part of the body in a single action, thus saving time and improving the overall user experience. Changes to the rotate and the double-tap features are also included in this update which, in conjunction with the ‘Body Map’ will result in a smoother navigational experience throughout the app. A number of updates to the advanced anatomical content have also been made in this release, all based on feedback received from users of v1.0 of Pocket Body.

Pocket Anatomy CEO, Mark Campbell, commenting on the latest release says:

‘Pocket Body is creating a new wave of educational products for students of advanced anatomy. By including the users in the product development process we are developing breakthrough products with unprecedented benefits for our customers.

He continues:

Our products are developed by anatomy students for anatomy students and the interest in this latest release is testament that including the end user in the product development process results in a more customer centric product and, as a result, a more satisfied end-user.’

Pocket Body is now available for the iPad, iPhone and iTouch at $14.99 (iPhone/iPod Touch) / $19.99 (iPad). To purchase and download Pocket Body please visit http://www.pocketanatomy.com/itunes.php

About PocketAnatomy.com

PocketAnatomy.com develops applications to assist medical students, healthcare professionals, and the general public in visualizing the complexities of the human body in a novel format. PocketAnatomy.com was created in 2009 by Galway-based Interactive Media Design Company, eMedia Interactive Ltd.

eMedia is an award-winning Interactive Media Design Company, specializing in 3D medical animations and interactive technology enhanced learning resources for medical device companies and medical training institutes in Ireland, UK and USA.

To watch a video demonstration and learn more about Pocket Body please visit: www.PocketAnatomy.com

A full press kit with print-resolution images of Pocket Body is available on the Pocket Anatomy website: www.PocketAnatomy.com/presskit

For further details please contact:
Mark Campbell
eMedia Interactive Ltd
Contact: +353 (0)91 751 406
e-mail: mark@emedia.ie

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Pocket Body for iPad, iPhone and iTouch Nominated for Irish Web Awards 2010!

Irish Web AwardsPocket Anatomy is pleased to announce that Pocket Body, the full body interactive human anatomy application, has been nominated for the ‘Best Mobile Application’ award in the Irish Web Awards 2010 competition. These awards recognise people and businesses who do great things on the web and are organised by Mulley Communications.

Pocket Body is an Apple iPhone and iPad Application designed to assist busy medical and health care students learn clinically relevant human musculoskeletal anatomy through their iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch device. It also assists these students prepare for, and be successful in, their human anatomy examinations through its interactive content and self-test quiz modules.

The Irish Web Awards are open to anyone in Ireland and celebrate Ireland’s best and brightest web stars. Following close to two months of nominations and evaluation, the competition will culminate with an awards ceremony in the Mansion House in Dublin on Saturday, October 16 2010.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Pocket Body at Number 1 on the iTunes App Store New and Noteworthy List

Pocket Body launched 1st September has been added to the iTunes New and Noteworthy Medical Applications List on the iTunes App store and is being featured at number 1 on this list of notable applications.


Fig 1.1 A screenshot showing Pocket Body as a ‘New and Noteworthy’ app on the App Store’s Medical iPhone Apps.

Pocket Body has been recognized on the Apple iTunes App Store ‘New and Noteworthy’ list after entering the top selling list of medical applications just two days after its release. The ‘New and Noteworthy’ list recognizes applications which are novel and offer a wide range of customer benefits. Inclusion on this list is much sought after by app developers for the Apple iOS platform and all at Pocket Anatomy are delighted by this recognition.

Pocket Body has been developed in conjunction with NUI Galway’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences. The app assists busy medical and health care students learn detailed human musculoskeletal anatomy along with providing support for these students in their human anatomy examination preparation. Serving as a supplement to the lectures, classes and complementary texts, Pocket Body primarily acts as a source of in-depth human anatomical content on demand through the student’s own portable device. It will also function as a continuing anatomy resource throughout the students degree program and is an easily accessible anatomy reference for those in the professional workplace.

Commenting on Pocket Body’s addition to the New and Noteworthy list Mark Campbell CEO of Pocket Anatomy says:

“Recognition on the “New and Noteworthy” list is testament to the quality of Pocket Body’s learning content, and its value as a learning aid to medical and health care students who are taking human musculoskeletal anatomy as part of their studies.

Pocket Anatomy works very closely with experts in the field of human anatomy in our app development. We believe our approach delivers substantial customer value and our apps sales to date and this repeat recognition by Apple (Pocket Heart was on the New and Noteworthy List in August 2010) there are clear indications that our strategy is working.”

Pocket Body is now available for the iPad, iPhone and iTouch at $14.99 (iPhone/iPod Touch) / $19.99 (iPad). To purchase and download Pocket Body please visit http://www.pocketanatomy.com/itunes.php

To watch a video demonstration and learn more about Pocket Body please visit: www.pocketanatomy.com

About Pocket Anatomy

PocketAnatomy.com develop applications to assist medical students, health care professionals, and the general public in visualizing the complexities of the human body in a novel format. PocketAnatomy.com was created in 2009 by Galway-based Interactive Media Design Company, eMedia Interactive Ltd.

eMedia is an award-winning Interactive Media Design Company, specializing in 3D medical animations and interactive technology enhanced learning resources for Irish medical device companies and medical training institutes in Ireland, UK and USA.

To watch a video demonstration and learn more about Pocket Body please visit: www.PocketAnatomy.com

Full press kit with print-resolution images of Pocket Body available on the Pocket Anatomy website: www.PocketAnatomy.com/presskit

For further details please contact:
Mark Campbell
eMedia Interactive Ltd
Phone: +353 91 751 406
e-mail: mark@emedia.ie

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Successful Launch for Pocket Body on the iTunes App Store

Pocket Body, launched on 01 September 2010, has enjoyed a successful entry into the medical apps category on the Apple iTunes Apps Store. Early sales has Pocket Body featuring in the top 10 medical applications across a number of countries and as the top selling medical app on the Ireland iTunes listing. Thank you for all of your support – we are thrilled with this news!

Pocket Body on App StorePocket Body assists medical and health care students learn human musculoskeletal anatomy and supports these students in their human anatomy examinations. Serving as a supplement to the lectures, classes and complementary texts used by the medical and health care student, Pocket Body provides a detailed source of human anatomical content on demand, through the student’s own portable device. Additional benefits include the app acting as a continuing anatomy resource throughout the students degree programme and it being an easily accessible anatomy reference in the professional workplace.

Pocket Body is now available for the iPad, iPhone and iTouch at $14.99 (iPhone/iPod Touch) / $19.99 (iPad). To purchase and download Pocket Body please visit http://www.pocketanatomy.com/itunes.php

To watch a video demonstration and learn more about Pocket Body please visit: www.pocketanatomy.com

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Pocket Anatomy Launches Full Body App On The App Store

Pocket Anatomy was unveiled today – an Apple Application designed to assist busy medical and health care students learn clinically relevant human musculoskeletal anatomy and assist these students prepare for, and be successful in, their human anatomy examinations.

Pocket Anatomy: What a Piece of Work is Man! from PocketAnatomy on Vimeo.

Pocket Anatomy has launched Pocket Body – their latest application (app) for medical students and other health care professionals on Apple’s App Store. This medical software, features comprehensive human musculoskeletal anatomy content by means of a multi-layered sequence of high-definition photo-realistic illustrations of the human body and is a breakthrough in human anatomy education.

Pocket Anatomy features a fully anatomically accurate human character with nine layers of musculoskeletal content, enabling the user to navigate from the skin layer through the superficial to deep musculature, and on through to ligaments and the skeleton. In each layer, structures are pinned for identification and associated with each pin is additional concise relevant information including clinical notes. All of the information is presented in an interactive, mobile and accessible format which takes full use of the features of the device on which the app runs (iPhone, iPad or iTouch). This is a marked contrast with the two-dimensional (2D) printed pictures and diagrams commonly used in the teaching of advanced human anatomy today. Additional features allow the user to make learning notes as they progress through the learning content, and also utilize the built-in quizzes as a self-test capability to assist in their learning and exam preparation.

Pocket Body will assist medical and other health care students gain a deep understanding of human musculoskeletal anatomy and assist in their examination preparation. By making comprehensive human musculoskeletal anatomy content available on demand it will also act as a continuing anatomy resource throughout their degree program, and as a reference on into the professional workplace.

Mark Campbell, CEO of eMedia and creators of Pocket Anatomy says:

“We are excited with the launch of Pocket Body, which has been co-developed by medical students for medical students. This new software enables medical students to visualize complex anatomical structures in a novel format and gain a deep understanding of the human musculoskeletal system through the use of interactive high definition illustrations of the human body.

As medical students and educators continue to embrace new technologies in their teaching and learning practices, Pocket Anatomy will continue to push the boundaries in the use of new technologies for the purposes of medical education.”

Pocket Body is now available for the iPad, iPhone and iTouch at $14.99 (iPhone/iPod Touch) / $19.99 (iPad). To purchase and download Pocket Body please visit http://www.pocketanatomy.com/itunes.php

About PocketAnatomy.com

PocketAnatomy.com develop applications to assist medical students, healthcare professionals, and the general public in visualizing the complexities of the human body in a novel format. PocketAnatomy.com was created in 2009 by Galway-based Interactive Media Design Company, eMedia Interactive Ltd.
Pocket Body on iPhone & iPod Touch

eMedia is an award-winning Interactive Media Design Company, specializing in 3D medical animations and interactive technology enhanced learning resources for Irish medical device companies and medical training institutes in Ireland, UK and USA.

To watch a video demonstration and learn more about Pocket Body please visit: www.PocketAnatomy.com

Full press kit with print-resolution images of Pocket Body available on the Pocket Anatomy website: www.PocketAnatomy.com/presskit

For further details please contact:
Mark Campbell
eMedia Interactive Ltd
Phone: +353 91 442027
e-mail: hello@pocketanatomy.com

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Pocket Heart at #1 on the New and Noteworthy List in the iTunes App Store

Pocket Heart – the First 3D Human Anatomy App developed for the iPad has been selected as the #1 “New & Noteworthy” app on Apple’s iTunes App Store. A Top 10 app in the Medical apps category, Pocket Heart assists students in their human anatomy studies and exam preparation and supports coronary care professionals in communicating with their patients.
Pocket Heart from http://www.pocketanatomy.com, the First 3D Human Anatomy iPad App announced by Pocket Anatomy on Monday August 9th , has been selected as the Number 1 “New & Noteworthy” app on the Apple iTunes App Store less than one week after it’s release.

The app provides details three-dimensional (3-D) human anatomy content coupled with a built-in capability to self-test as a mechanism to support and reinforce the user’s learning and examination preparation. The learning content is presented as a series of fully annotated illustrations with detailed narrative associated with the various elements of the heart and is designed primarily for the student who requires detailed knowledge of the human heart as part of their anatomy studies.

Pocket Heart is endorsed by Croi, the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation who support and develop initiatives across all areas of cardiac care, as a tool to assist coronary care professionals in their communication with patients.

Mark Campbell CEO of Pocket Anatomy says
“Recognition on the “New and Noteworthy” list is testament to the quality of the learning content of Pocket Heart, and its value as a learning support to those who are studying and communicating the anatomy of the human heart.
Apple ranking Pocket Heart at number 1 in their “New and Noteworthy” list is acknowledgement of our dedication to developing an app that presents detailed human anatomy information in a fun and interactive manner. Furthermore the top 10 position of Pocket Heart in sales of medical apps just one week after release suggests our customers are adopting the product in large numbers and the enjoying learning benefits that it offers.
Pocket Anatomy are also developing a full body App in conjunction with a team of medical students and lecturers based in the National University of Ireland Galway Medical School.
Pricing and Availability:
Pocket Heart 1.0 for iPad is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Medical Applications category.
Pocket Heart 1.4 for the iPhone, now iOS 4.0 compatible and offering improved interior and exterior heart modelling and quiz GUI, is also available through the App Store.

Both of these applications are available for download from the Apple App Store on http://www.pocketanatomy.com/itunes.php or http://itunes.apple.com/artist/pocket-anatomy/id330292122

About www.pocketanatomy.com

Medical science is rapidly advancing, with new technologies making learning and communication easier for students, healthcare professionals, and the general public. www.pocketanatomy.com wants to help medical students and other medical professionals, and the general public in visualizing the complexities of the human body in a novel format and in doing so support their human anatomy learning.

www.pocketanatomy.com is a product suite developed by eMedia Interactive Ltd, an award-winning Interactive Media Design Company, specializing in 3D medical animations and interactive technology enhanced learning. The organisation is based in Galway, Ireland.

To view a demo of Pocket Heart please visit http://www.pocketanatomy.com/?page_id=472
Press Kit: http://www.pocketanatomy.com/?page_id=10

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