The first hospital in the metaverse

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Imagine a complete virtual health care facility that allows you to immerse yourself. avatar in the situation to train in different areas of it such as the operating room, patient room, intensive care unit, or even resuscitation. This is the first hospital in the metaverse (or metaverse) from invention, even the expertise of a Rennes startup, Simangobecause this new industry is currently struggling to fulfill its promises while all the giants in digital As MicrosoftApple o Facebookwhich by the way, a strong sign, is now called Meta … The metaverse has existed for about twenty years but has only been seriously democratized in 4 years with technological advances and more widespread use due to the fact that geek yesterday became adults today said Vincent-Dozhwal Bagot, CEO of Simango.

Recipes from the gaming world

In any case, Simango has a clear and ambitious goal: to create a more successful learning experience thanks to a digital twinimmersive, collaborative and interactive. The startup sees great potential in it to take advantage of the knowledge and skills acquired in an identical virtual world, then transfer it to a universe truly professional. Iyang ” Metasystem Learning also use for this purpose the world-proven recipes of video game, a field pioneer. ” The concept of the avatar, which includes the user more, but also the multiplayer aspect with the possibility of communication together which has proven itself in the gaming world to thrive e-learning enthusiastic Vincent-Dozhwal Bagot, who describes himself as public health doctor by training and developer by love “.

Digital certificates to validate training

Another innovation to give more credit to these metaverse studies: digital certificates of blockchain. Designed according to the model of NFTthe open badge or digital badge will provide training with validity and integration of the value of the type of knowledge acquired. According to Simango director Guillaume Maquinay, ” the training metaverse must have its own money of knowledge. We will not issue a training certificate, we will issue a digital benefit that has real value for the institution or the individual who receives it. “.

A proven knowledge

Getting started relies on proven knowledge. By the end of December 2021, after three years of creation, nearly 100,000 students have benefited from the training modules at virtual reality. The 25 scenarios already available track a training path based on a health establishment where it is possible to move around and choose the most appropriate module. Among them, training on mobile to learn nasopharyngeal-related movements and protocols and antigen testsor the discovery of a virtual reality intensive care unit built with the Vivalto group.

Simango became Metasimango

The foundations are ready, the whole challenge of the R&D center is to make connections between all these spaces by 2022, to form a universe, a virtual health establishment, where students can move. -move and explore different areas to train. “, Explained Vincent-Dozhwal Bagot. For this, the startup launched an intermediate fundraiser of 3 to 5 million euros, changed its name to Metasimango and set itself a three-year period to deliver a fully scalable experience in training based on metaverse principles. The first deliverables to Metasystem Learning arrives in September 2022.

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