15th December 2022

What Happens When Virtual Reality Meets Minimal Access Surgery?

What Happens When Virtual Reality Meets Minimal Access Surgery?

Versius goes Virtual – CMR Surgical to launch VR training for surgical robot

CMR Surgical (CMR) – the global surgical robotics business – is launching a virtual reality headset and VR professional education programme for the Versius® Surgical Robotic System.

Versius becomes the first soft-tissue surgical robotics system to offer VR training as part of its surgical team training pathway; giving surgical teams increased flexibility to practice their skills.

The Versius Virtual Reality headset is wireless, doesn’t require connecting to a PC and is packaged within a small box for portability and convenience.

Simulating a lifelike and immersive experience, Versius Virtual Reality mimics the real-life environment of an operating room. Users are guided through learning objectives by a virtual assistant to support them at every step. There is also the opportunity to collaborate alongside other surgical team members in the virtual environment.

Versius Virtual Reality will be launched in pilot hospitals from July 2022, with global roll out is expected from late Summer 2022.

The new VR programme will complement the existing proficiency-based professional education programme for Versius, including the Versius Simulator and remote learning options.

To find our more about Versius® please visit: https://cmrsurgical.com/

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