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Veyond Metaverse: Pioneering 5D XR for Global Medical Education

May 6, 2024
New York Weekly
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In the fast-evolving landscape of healthcare, traditional methods of medical training are being pushed to their limits. The acute shortage of cadavers and persistent inequality in training access across different regions have created critical bottlenecks. Against this backdrop, Veyond Metaverse, a Silicon Valley based firm, emerges with its pioneering 5D XR technology—a transformative solution poised to reshape the future of medical education.

The Genesis of Veyond Metaverse

Founded by Adam Choe and Dr. Joon Chung, Veyond Metaverse was born from a shared passion for revolutionizing medical training. From early experiments in a modest lab to significant breakthroughs in XR technology, their journey has been driven by a relentless pursuit of innovation. The realization that XR technology could bridge significant gaps in medical education prompted the development of their groundbreaking 5D XR training platforms.

The Genesis and Evolution of Veyond Metaverse

The inception of Veyond Metaverse is anchored in the fertile ground of the Mixed-Reality Immersive Motion Simulation Laboratory (MIMS Lab) at Toronto Metropolitan University, a hub for groundbreaking developments in flight simulation, haptic feedback, digital twin and machine learning.

Co-founders Adam Choe and Dr. Joon Chung laid the cornerstone of the company in 2020, securing seed funding from SDB Investment by January 2022. The nascent team, imbued with veterans from esteemed institutions like Apple and Nvidia, began to burgeon. Strategic alliances with industry frontrunners including Senseglove, Teslasuit, Sanofi, and Capgemini soon followed, driving Veyond Metaverse into a new echelon of immersive tech and real-time communication systems leadership.

Fruitful engagements with esteemed organizations such as SenseGlove, KITECH, MITACS, Konkuk University, and Winsor University accelerated our research and development initiatives. This synergistic milieu laid the groundwork for Veyond Connect — our immersive real-time communication platform that conjures a palpable sense of togetherness, dismantling the barriers of distance and isolation.

In-Depth Look at 5D XR Technology

5D XR technology from Veyond Metaverse is more than an educational tool; it’s a comprehensive solution integrating volumetric streaming, advanced haptic feedback, and AI powered dynamic digital twins with Apple Pro Vision. This innovative approach allows for immersive training experiences that mirror real-life medical scenarios with stunning accuracy, significantly enhancing learning and retention. The technical excellence of this platform sets a new standard in the tactile experience of medical training, directly addressing traditional educational barriers.

Addressing the Cadaver Shortage

Historically, the use of cadavers has been foundational in medical education, providing invaluable hands-on experience. However, ethical, logistical, and preservation challenges have long complicated this method. Veyond Metaverse’s 5D XR platform offers a scalable and ethically sound alternative that not only replicates but enhances the experience of working with human anatomy, democratizing access to high-quality medical training.

The Shift in Medical Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed a seismic shift in medical education, highlighting significant vulnerabilities in traditional teaching methods. With the suspension of face-to-face teaching, medical schools worldwide were compelled to adapt swiftly. The abrupt transition to online platforms underscored the limitations of cadaver-based anatomical studies, propelling educational institutions towards digital solutions, including virtual dissection tools and 3D anatomy software.

Institutions like the University of Glasgow and Korea University College of Medicine exemplified this shift by implementing virtual anatomy resources and pre-recorded dissection videos, ensuring that students continued to receive comprehensive anatomical education remotely. This adaptation maintained educational continuity during the pandemic and set the stage for a permanent transformation in how anatomy is taught.

Integration with Veyond Metaverse’s Innovations

In this evolving educational landscape, Veyond Metaverse’s 5D XR technology emerges as a forward-thinking solution perfectly aligned with the new needs of medical education. By offering dynamic, immersive, and interactive experiences, the technology not only addresses the limitations exposed by the pandemic but also enhances the overall quality and accessibility of medical training.