AUSTIN, TX, USA – January 19, 2016 – Body Interact, Inc. announced today that its Body Interact product has won a “Best in Show” award in the Serious Games and Virtual Environments Showcase (runner up) at the 15th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) conference in San Diego, California. IMSH is the world’s largest conference dedicated to healthcare simulation training, and it provides a venue for simulation enthusiasts from all over the world to come together for simulation-based learning, research and scholarship in the healthcare area.
It is an honour for Body Interact to be recognized as Best in Show in the Annual Serious Games and Virtual Arcade & Showcase at the IMSH conference. Body Interact is a ground-breaking simulation product enabling a vibrant, engaging and real-time learning experience and this award encourages us to be even more ambitious” said Pedro Pinto, CEO of Body Interact, Inc.
Body Interact is an interactive digital simulator for problem-solving and clinical reasoning using virtual patients. Based on 3D virtual interactive patients supported by realistic physiological algorithms, enabling competency-based curricula, inter-professional and team-based education and game-based learning. The technology mimics the visual-spatial and real-time characteristics of the patient health condition, provides realistic feedback, and is able to compile and assess the user performance. The understanding of deeper and more abstract principles prepares doctors, nurses and paramedics to perform consistently and effectively even in new and unexpected situations.