Students of Sheffield Hallam University were training with “SimMan” dummies – highly specialized training dummies that simulate breathing, blood drawing and many other metrics. The missing piece to the puzzle though was a personality. According to AR lead Rupert Forsythe, for all the impressive things that SimMan can simulate, he was “still just an expressionless plastic dummy”.
“To create a feeling of empathy and enhance caring” during the training scenarios, and to bring these training sessions closer to the conditions of real-life situations, Metaio developers Campus Interactive built an innovative Junaio-based AR app in collaboration with the University.
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