An update of the virtual reality educational platform Fundamental Surgery improves soft tissue simulation with a new, more realistic haptic feedback. The publisher wants to make it possible to do without training on corpses within a few years.
The firm has developed its own system of, in other words the feeling of virtual objects. For this, in addition to the classic VR controllers, FundamentalVR offers various surgical tools connected to mechanical arms allowing to train with precision on the different operations.
Fundamental Surgery is a virtual reality surgical simulation to help medical students learn the right gestures. © FundamentalVR
Virtual reality as a learning tool
The update makes the haptic feedback at the soft tissue level much more realistic, allowingof ” handle, feel and explore the of the’ “. This update is not just for the skin, as it improves the simulations around the skin. , as well as for orthopedic and ophthalmological procedures.
The goal is to allow medical students to acquire the right gestures and to train the. According to Richard Vincent, PD-G. from FundamentalVR, the firm has provided ” a new level of to medical education to the point where the need for training in laboratories, on cadavers or on patients could be eliminated in just a few years ».