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British Army Turns To Oculus Rift To Take the Sting Out of Battlefield Trauma 23

Posted by timothy
from the playing-operation-did-wonders dept.
Dimetrodon (2714071) writes British consultancy Plextek has just announced the world's first immersive medical training system for the military using the Oculus Rift. The virtual reality technology will be used to simulate pre-hospital care on the battlefield, requiring trainees to "negotiate and prioritise" clinical needs while under virtual fire.
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British Army Turns To Oculus Rift To Take the Sting Out of Battlefield Trauma

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