Software behind the dV-Trainer® has allowed introduction of procedure-specific content, team training and curriculum development Mimic Technologies, Inc has released MSim 3.0, the latest version of the software platform that powers the company’s dV-Trainer® robotic surgery simulator. Updated for dV-Trainer customers on a quarterly basis, MSim is the core technology that helps differentiate Mimic as…

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Partial Nephrectomy module debuts at AUA, May 17-20, 2014 Mimic Technologies announces the launch of Maestro AR, a new augmented reality software module exclusively available on the dV-Trainer® robotic surgery simulator. Maestro AR is the first robotic surgery simulation technology that provides 3D virtual instruments for interaction with anatomy in a 3D video environment. Maestro…

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With the latest MSim™ software update to the dV-Trainer robotic surgery simulator, Mimic Technologies is providing customers and research partners with a preview of forthcoming augmented video simulation technology. The new procedure-specific simulation training module for partial nephrectomy was developed in collaboration with Inderbir S. Gill, MD (Chairman and Professor of the Catherine and Joseph…

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As with other dV-Trainer exercises, the new RTN exercises allow users to objectively measure their performance with MScore. Standard on the dV-Trainer, MScore is the only true proficiency-based scoring system for robotic surgery simulation skills development. MScore assessment is built on data collected from more than 100 experienced surgeons who all have completed 75 or…

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Software update enhances dV-Trainer® simulator performance, offers preview of Robotic Training Network (RTN) exercises Mimic Technologies announces the release of MSim 2.2, the latest simulation software platform for the dV-Trainer robotic surgery simulator. MSim 2.2 brings functionality upgrades and enhanced performance to existing dV-Trainer customers and Mimic research partners worldwide. MSim 2.2 also brings a preview…

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Mimic Technologies announced today the release of MSim™ 2.1, the latest simulation software platform for the dV-Trainer® robotic surgery simulator. MSim 2.1 is being provided to dV-Trainer customers and Mimic research partners worldwide. Based on Mimic’s proprietary 3D simulation technology, the dV-Trainer provides the most realistic and life-like robotic surgery simulation for the da Vinci…

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USC Researchers Confirm Training Value of Simulator Prototype A new study validating a first of its kind prototype using augmented reality in surgical training was presented at a major medical meeting today. Augmented reality combines three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated objects and text superimposed onto real images and 3D surgical video footage, all in real time. “The…

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Participants at the SERGS 2012 conference in Marseille, France, had an opportunity to try the new MLabs™ currently in development by Mimic Technologies. These innovative robotic surgery “dry labs” are exact representations of existing Virtual Reality exercises available on the dV-Trainer and the da Vinci Skills Simulator (co-developed by Mimic and Intuitive Surgical). MLabs™ will…

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A new assessment system has been developed by a team of researchers to more reliably predict whether surgeons are ready to operate on patients using the da Vinci robot. The new technology, called MScore, provides more precise analysis of actual surgical performance, which has been shown to be difficult to accomplish using common training approaches.…

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