But what if onscreen characters could be used for other applications besides gaming? Kognito is a New York company focused on designing simulations and avatars. These avatars and conversational scenarios are used for applications ranging from medical professional training, helping parents learn how to teach their kids about health and substance issues and veteran care. Check out the video below to see how Kognito’s products work.

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