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through ques­tion and an­swer sce­nar­ios with a po­ten­tial pa­tient. Based on the in­for­ma­tion pro­vided, the avatar could have the abil­ity to do pre-screen­ing or col­lect enor­mous amounts of in­for­ma­tion about the pa­tient for the doc­tor, thus sav­ing a doc­tor’s time. Daroga added that this tech­nol­ogy, when in­te­grated with a cam­era, will al­low users to take pic­tures if nec­es­sary.

From this in­ter­ac­tion, “your doc­tor can let you know if you have a se­ri­ous prob­lem or some­thing that can wait for a week,” Daroga sug­gested.

On the sur­face, this tech­nol­ogy might have the feel of sci­ence fic­tion from Čapek or even Star Trek but it is some­thing that Gep­petto Avatars Inc. has been work­ing on since the company was founded just over a year ago. Daroga, along with co-founder

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