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Augmented Reality Finds Its Way To Train Doctors, Pilots
Sankhya Infotech takes the stage in simulating reality-based training to critical industries like airlines and medicine
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E-learning, simulation and virtual reality is the new reality to train budding doctors, pilots and aeronautical engineers. Up until now, they had to train in operation theatres, simulators or hangers to get their certifications. Now they can hone their skills sitting in a room and using virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies.
This technology has been developed by Hyderabad-based companySankhyaInfotech. “We have also developed VR technologies for medical sectors for training medical professionals to help and assist them in therapy, surgery and training”, said Mr N Sridhar, Founder and Managing Director of SankhyaInfotech.
Using these new VR tools today doctors can visualize, analyze and can rehearse the procedure of an actual operation over and over again to enhance their skills.
Sridhar says Sankhya is enabling organizations to develop skills using technology and ingenuity of simulation and virtual training, which simulates real conditions like an operation theatre
Sankhya, a BSE-listed company, has not restricted itself to just two sectors, it is also developing tools for telecom sector having recently partnered with Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC), to provide online and digital training to telecom professional across India. “Using Digital, Virtual and Augmented Reality training we are targeting to train 7.5 lakh telecom professionals” he added.
The telecom sector in India is one of the largest employment generating sectors in the country and it has the potential to generate 5.6 million job opportunities over the next 5 years (as per the KPMG report).
SankhyaInfotech is an integrated cloud-based learning and training management solution provider across various domains empowering over 1.5 million users across 50 global locations spread in four continents. The company with its unique distinction of offering the complete range of technology-based solutions for eLearning, simulation and training management system that includes learning management and online assessment systems.
Sankhya has developed an immersive simulation using data analytics and artificial intelligence in the training technology.
As part of this strategy, it would be introducing IoT (Internet of Things) based training technology in a highly regulatory compliance conscious global market. These products and services will be available for skill development of professionals across sectors such as pilots, defense personnel, shipping and medical industry.
The use of VR and AR technologies is ever-rising in medical sciences.
Sankhyahas a strong presence in aerospace, defense focus and caters to energy, BFSI, medical and manufacturing domains. Sankhya has won and maintained enduring relationships with some of the leading companies such as Airbus, Boeing, Emirates Airlines, Air France and Etihad Airways by providing admirable technology based training and simulation.
Sankhya also serves Indian Army and Indian Navy by providing training solutions. The company is serving the defense forces of three large nations and some of the best defense organizations in the world.