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3D virtual worlds for Healthcare

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ForterraForterra Systems provides virtual world technology for the healthcare, corporate, government, and entertainment industries. Forterra's software and services enable organizations to train, plan, rehearse, and collaborate in ways previously considered impossible or impractical. Using the OLIVE™ (On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment) software platform with industry standard PC hardware, customers and partners can rapidly generate realistic, collaborative, 3D Internet solutions that easily scale from single user applications to large scale simulated environments supporting thousands of concurrent users.

Healthcare and Medical Applications
Forterra’s software and services are successfully supporting the following healthcare applications

  1. Medical Skills Training
  2. Emergency Response
  3. Therapy and Rehabilitation
  4. Public Safety Training
  5. Medical Procedures Training

Virtual worlds provide a realistic 3D environment in which geographically distributed people meet to train, collaborate, bring products to market, and manage operations.


Forterra is an innovative leader in the application of virtual world and simulation technologies, solving today’s problems and designing solutions for the challenges in tomorrow’s healthcare and life sciences arena.
Applications of Forterra’s software and services provide the following benefits:
• Improve patient safety
• Increase collaboration, leading to a reduction in healthcare costs
• Offer immersive therapy and rehabilitation
• Reduce medical errors through improved communication and team skills
• Expand the training

The Forterra Studios team can assist those interested in the application of virtual world technology to develop and deploy real solutions for healthcare applications. Leveraging a variety of partner relationships, Forterra is able to offer significant experience developing and deploying applications in the healthcare arena.

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Last Updated ( Monday, 14 April 2008 01:27 )  

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