Help in the hospital from a virtual human being, that’s the future, if the VIBE project will be a success. This project will start in January 2018 in three hospitals, including the Maxima Medical Centre and has received an investment of 7 million. The virtual people (avatars) are developed by the University of Tilburg, in collaboration with thirteen other partners.

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