The first Children’s Hospital arrives in the Metaverse and this is what it looks like
PixelMax is building a virtual replica of Alder Hey’s radiology department designed to comfort younger patients. A trip to the hospital can be an intimidating experience for adult patients who need care, much less for kids. It is exactly for this reason that PixelMax, a platform for immersive Communication, is building a “hospital metaverse” designed to comfort younger patients before their visits. The present day the company announced that it has partnered with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to develop a digital twin of the radiology department of the health center that patients can visit remotely using a VR headset. The hope is that at allow children to become familiar with sights and sounds that they will probably experience, they will feel more comfortable during their actual visit.
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