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FundamentalVR to Attend SAGES’ 2024 SDTS NBT Summit in Houston Feb. 22-24

February 2024
At this years SAGES Innovation Weekend, CEO and Co-Founder Richard Vincent will be discussing the power of simulation for objective assessment and analysis.
Published February 22, 2024

BOSTON, MA – February 22, 2024 – FundamentalVR, global leader in immersive surgical training, is pleased to announce their attendance at the upcoming SDTS NBT Summit scheduled to take place from February 22-24, 2024 at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, TX. At the event, Co-Founder and CEO Richard Vincent will take the stage during the Objective Performance Indicators and Digital Gestures panel to discuss the power of simulation for objective assessment and analysis.

Hosted by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the event provides a forum for industry professionals and healthcare providers to engage in substantive and open dialogue pertaining to the latest advancements in surgical technology and practices. The summit aspires to congregate thought leaders, innovators, and practitioners, offering a platform to collectively explore disruptive technologies shaping the trajectory of surgery. 

Created to transform traditional surgical training methods through immersive virtual reality (VR) and a kinesthetic haptic system with data, artificial intelligence, and multimodal learning, FundamentalVR’s platform – Fundamental Surgery – allows users to hone their precision skills and stay up to date on the latest best practices in a truly immersive and hands-on way that lowers surgical risks and improves patient outcomes. Ahead of the Objective Performance Indicators and Digital Gestures panel held on February 23rd at 9:10am, Vincent will host a brief presentation that will highlight the various applications of simulation in the realm of surgical education – offering attendees an overview of how immersive technology is reshaping the landscape of surgical training.

“We are thrilled to be part of this incredible event, where we can showcase our advancements in immersive surgical training and engage with the global community of medical professionals. We look forward to demonstrating how our technology is shaping the future of healthcare.”

Richard Vincent, Co-Founder and CEO of FundamentalVR

About FundamentalVR

Global leader in immersive surgical training, FundamentalVR was founded with the mission to accelerate human capability in surgery and medicine through virtual technologies to improve patient outcomes. The company’s innovative approach accelerates the industry shift towards digital surgery, addressing the competency gap in training for intelligent operating rooms. Its purpose-built Fundamental Surgery platform allows for full rehearsal of medical and surgical procedures, and its patented HapticVRTM technology mimics the physical touch, weight, resistance and feedback of surgical actions and accurately simulates the sensations of soft tissue, bone textures and muscle. With over 15,000 competency-building sessions conducted globally and accredited by and affiliated with institutions like AAO, AAOS and Royal College of Surgeons of England, FundamentalVR remains committed to elevating performance and training skilled surgeons and OR teams at scale. For more information, please visit

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