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Towards decontamination facility training in VR

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posted on 2023-10-17, 08:52 authored by Teck Jun Tan, David Kuan Peng Teng, Yih Yng Ng, Kan ChenKan Chen, Jeannie S. A. LeeJeannie S. A. Lee

This paper presents the ongoing development of a Proof-of-Concept Virtual Reality (VR) system for staff training for Tan Tock Seng Hospital mass decontamination of Hazardous and Toxic Materials (HAZMAT) and/or radioactively contaminated casualties. As a Proof-of-Concept, the initial prototype focuses on allowing users to practice using a chemical scanner device that would be used to scan casualties for leftover chemical hazards. The preliminary development demonstrates the advantages of utilizing VR to simulate training scenarios for supplementing current decontamination training in a safe and economical way.

Funding

Ignition Grant

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Journal/Conference/Book title

AAAI 2023 Inaugural Summer Symposium: AI and Metaverse

Publication date

2023-07-18

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  • Published

Project ID

  • 11775 ED VR: mass decontamination VR trainer for emergency department

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