November 20, 2014
Computer simulation firms in Florida are playing doctor

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UCF professor Greg Welch embraces a commercially available "RoboThespian," which has been designed and programmed to mimic facial expressions and body behavior of humans.

Defense: Simulation

Computer simulation firms in Florida are playing doctor

Jason Garcia | 8/28/2014

With future defense-related spending unsure, many Florida simulation firms are turning to commercial markets -- with a particular focus on the health care field. Interviewed in this story: Carol Wideman, CEO of VCom3D; UCF professor Greg Welch; Beverly Seay, UCF trustee, and others.

Related topics also included: A ‘virtual’ VA, the future of medical training, a look at cuts in the military in Florida and a TopRank Florida list of all the military bases in the state.

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