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BioFlight VR

bioflightvr.com

Founded Year

2015

Stage

Unattributed | Alive

Total Raised

$400K

Last Raised

$400K | 9 mos ago

About BioFlight VR

BioFlight VR is an immersive VR and AR platform in the healthcare space. It offers VR training and simulation, behavioral modification, AR training, and 360-degree video. It builds for medical device companies, pharmaceutical companies, medical equipment manufacturers, hospitals, doctors, physicians, surgeons, clinical researchers, universities, medical educators, and students. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Akron, Ohio.

Headquarters Location

528 S Main Street Suite 813B

Akron, Ohio, 44311,

United States

323-538-1337

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Expert Collections containing BioFlight VR

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These companies offer tech-enabled solutions that facilitate education and learning for people of all ages, from pre-K to adult and professional education.

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Latest BioFlight VR News

‘Bioflight VR’ for Medical Training, Patient Behavior Modification, & Diagnosis

Aug 30, 2017

Facebook Twitter Reddit Linkedin Subscribe The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox. Email Address The design team behind Bioflight VR has worked on television shows such as CSI and ER, and they’ve been able to translate their VFX visualization skills into a virtual reality medical education venture. Their original plans were to use virtual reality to help doctors utilize the volumetric information captured in MRIs, CAT scans, and ultrasounds to improve upon medical diagnosis from 2D slices of data, but they started to gain more traction by creating a number of different types of educational VR experiences. LISTEN TO THE VOICES OF VR PODCAST https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/d1icj85yqthyoq.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Voices-of-VR-572-Rik-Shorten.mp3 Bioflight VR started creating time-lapse experiences showing the long-term impacts of sodium consumption and smoking in videos meant for doctors to show patients to inspire behavior modification, and they also created a number of interactive medical training scenarios that would allow medical students to experience intense emergency room scenarios that would allow them to be evaluated based upon their competency and performance. I had a chance to catch up with co-founder and chief creative officer Rik Shorten at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality conference both in May 2016 as well as a follow-up and update in March of 2017. This interview tracks the evolution of Bioflight VR starting with ambitions to use VR for medical diagnosis, and then their pivot focusing more on medical training and patient behavioral modification and education the following year. There are a lot of opportunities for virtual reality to become a huge part of telemedicine and providing a platform to visualize data that you collect about your body, but virtual reality seems to be making its first strides into the medical field through patient and student education before the more advanced and higher-end applications of medical diagnosis and distributed telemedicine are adopted.

BioFlight VR Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was BioFlight VR founded?

    BioFlight VR was founded in 2015.

  • Where is BioFlight VR's headquarters?

    BioFlight VR's headquarters is located at 528 S Main Street, Akron.

  • What is BioFlight VR's latest funding round?

    BioFlight VR's latest funding round is Unattributed.

  • How much did BioFlight VR raise?

    BioFlight VR raised a total of $400K.

  • Who are the investors of BioFlight VR?

    Investors of BioFlight VR include Plug and Play Accelerator.

  • Who are BioFlight VR's competitors?

    Competitors of BioFlight VR include Virgo Surgical Video Solutions, Monteris Medical, MindTrace, MediView, MediBeacon, Shinevia, Swan Valley Medical, Theator, Navigate Surgical Technologies, Osso VR and 55 more.

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