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MedCognition positions for explosive growth in AR medical training
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MedCognition positions for explosive growth in AR medical training

Augmented reality (AR) can add a degree of realism to medical training, allowing students to feel like they are performing a procedure in real-time. Add in the COVID-19 pandemic, and it's understandable why on-demand medical training methods that reduce travel to training venues are on the rise.That's why San Antonio-based MedCognition is gaining traction with its users. The startup has a portable system that provides highly-realistic, clinically intuitive medical simulation training. Called PerSim, the startup's AR medical patient simulator leverages the holographic capabilities of the Microsoft HoloLens headset. The system is ultraportable for use in nearly any environment for in-place medical training.Physician and former medical training director Kevin King founded MedCognition...