The University of Pretoria has just invested in haptic technology, in the shape of Haptic Cow and Haptic Horse from Virtalis for its Faculty of Veterinary Science. “The Skills Laboratory at the Faculty of Veterinary Science sought funding from the South African Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) for a haptic system, … Continued
One of the largest veterinary schools in the world, Utrecht University, has recently installed Haptic Horse from Virtalis. Dr Mathijs Theelen, assistant professor in equine internal medicine, commented: “Our combined Haptic Horse and Cow was installed in April and we have already integrated these into our teaching schedule as part of our Pre-Clinical Week. All … Continued
The University of Cambridge has recently installed both the Haptic Cow and Horse at the Department of Veterinary Medicine. Both training systems, employ a virtual environment and haptics to simulate an animal’s internal organs. These training tools were developed by Prof Sarah Baillie of The University of Bristol and are marketed and supported worldwide by … Continued
Midwestern University in Arizona has recently installed both the Haptic Cow and Horse in its new College of Veterinary Medicine to help make their students “Day One Ready”. Both training systems employ haptics to simulate an animal’s internal organs and were developed by Prof Sarah Baillie of The University of Bristol and are marketed and … Continued
In 2013 a U.S. manufacturing company asked Virtalis to review a multitude of tasks that its workers will perform using gloveboxes in a new facility.
Haptic devices provide a tactile interface to radically change the way we use computers. Haptic technology is now maturing and
The University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation (Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover – TiHo) has opened a new Clinical Skills Laboratory and has bought both the Haptic Cow and Haptic Horse systems from Virtalis.
On 8th-9th November, Probos will be unveiled at The Museums’ Association Conference and Exhibition 2012 in Edinburgh. Probos is the world’s first interface that allows museum visitors to virtually “touch” and examine precious artefacts.
The virtual world is being increasingly exploited for engineering advantage. Justin Cunningham travels to the Virtual Engineering Centre to see how it is being deployed.
Since the successful establishment of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at King Saud University, the academic team led by Research Professor Mohammad Abdul Mannan has travelled the world to assimilate the latest technologies.