The first hospital in Metaverse

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Imagine a fully virtual healthcare facility that you can immerse yourself in avatar in situation to train in the different areas like the operating room, the patient room, the intensive care unit or even CPR. This first hospital in metaverse (or metaverse) comes from the inventiveness, even the flair of a Rennes startup, simangoas this nascent industry is currently struggling to deliver on its promises, while all the giants of the digital if Microsoftapple or facebookwhich by the way is a strong sign is now called Meta… The metaverse has been around for about twenty years but has only been seriously democratized since 4 years with technological advancements and more widespread use due to the fact that geek yesterday have become today’s adults notes Vincent-Dozhwal Bagot, CEO of Simango.

Recipes from the game world

In any case, Simango has a clear and ambitious goal: to create an even more successful learning experience thanks to a digital twinimmersive, collaborative and interactive† The startup sees huge potential in this to use the knowledge and skills acquired in a parallel virtual world and then convert them into a universe really professional. To be ” Learning metasystem will also use recipes proven by the world of . for this purpose video game, a pioneer in the field. † The concept of avatar, involving more the user, but also the multiplayer aspect with the possibility of communication in sync that has proven itself in the world of gaming will enrich e-learning enthuses Vincent-Dozhwal Bagot, who describes himself as: public health doctor by education and developer by passion

Digital certificates to validate the training

Another innovation to appreciate these lessons in the metaverse even more: digital certificates in blockchain† Designed according to the model of NFTthe open badge or digital badges will provide training with validity and unity of value on the type of knowledge acquired. According to the director of Simango, Guillaume Maquinay, “ the training metaverse must have its own knowledge currency. We will not issue a training certificate, we will issue a digital asset that will have real value to the institution or person receiving it

An already proven know-how

The start-up is based on proven know-how. At the end of December 2021, after three years of creation, nearly 100,000 students were able to benefit from training modules in virtual reality† The 25 already available scenarios follow a training trajectory based on a healthcare institution in which it is possible to move and choose the most suitable module. Training among them on mobile to learn the gestures and protocols associated with nasopharyngeal and antigen testingor the discovery of a virtual reality intensive care unit built together with the Vivalto group.

Simango becomes Metasimango

The foundations are ready, the whole challenge of the R&D center is to make connections between all these spaces in 2022, to form one universe, a virtual health institute, in which students can move around and explore the different areas to train explains Vincent-Dozhwal Bagot. To this end, the startup is launching an interim fundraiser of 3 to 5 million euros, changes its name to Metasimango and sets itself a three-year deadline to deliver a fully scalable training experience based on the principles of the metaverse. The first deliverables of Learning metasystem coming in September 2022.

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