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March 15, 2019

Surgical Simulation Industry First: HaptX Gloves Provide Haptic Feedback for VR Training with Fundamental Surgery

In what may be an absolute first for the surgical simulation industry, Fundamental Surgery just demonstrated the ability to integrate its Surgical Haptic Intelligence Engine with the HaptX haptic glove, providing training surgeons the opportunity to feel their virtual reality environment! FundamentalVR, pioneers of immersive training technology for the medical simulation community, has become even [...]

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January 30, 2019

Penn State Engineering Startup Team ‘Medulate’ Wins $10,000 Prize for Innovative Surgical Simulators

Recently a new medical simulation startup company Medulate, co-founded by two Penn State Engineer Professors Scarlett Miller PhD in Human Factors and UX Design and Jason Moore PhD in Robotics and Tissue Modeling, won a top $10,000 prize at the “[email protected] College Fall’s Graduation Ceremony” from Ben Franklin Technology Partners. (Photo by Abby Drey of Centre Daily).

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January 7, 2019

TechTrends Report: VR is Perfect for Training Clinical Skills

In this “TechTrends Report: Building Healthcare Expertise With VR” , Science, Sports and Training Correspondent and CEO of Cognitive Design and Statistical Consulting Todd Maddox shows how VR is ideal for building healthcare expertise because it effectively recruits the appropriate brain regions and speeds the transition in brain processing from novice to expert. This is [...]

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August 17, 2018

Verge Covers How Haptic Feedback is Making VR Surgery Feel Real

Recently the popular website Verge covered the recent US launch of FundamentalVR, whose founders compare the realism of their product to regulated aviation flight simulators thanks to their haptic feeling feedback with Surgical VR simulation. Haptic VR should be considered as a definitive part of the future of healthcare simulation technologies, and so its great [...]

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