Medical virtual reality

Scientific virtual reality (VR) has elevated our scientific storytelling to a whole new level. We are able to fully immerse the user into our 3D film sets and take them on a ride inside the human body. With our virtual storytelling, we can make users feel like they are in the scene of one of our mechanism of action (MOA) medical animations, watching red blood cells float alongside them or following a signalling pathway into the nucleus.

Our storytelling format, combined with this state-of-the-art technology, gives the user a detailed understanding of complex biological processes.


Virtual reality is the visualisation of computer-generated imagery using stereoscopic or ‘3D’ vision. Using dedicated virtual reality headsets, VR can immerse users in created virtual worlds. New technological developments in VR now allow users to interact with these digital environments through the use of handheld controllers, and advanced body motion tracking.

Virtual reality technologies can transport us to another world that we can imagine or design ourselves. This makes it the perfect scientific visualisation tool — a means of communicating scientific concepts to a diverse audience. With this virtual technology, intricate and highly complex messages come to life, allowing the user to gain a deeper understanding of the science behind a product or disease area. People can view molecular structure from different angles and follow a drug’s journey through the human body. It’s easy to see how such technology has opened up a new world and a new means of communication.


Random42 is the global industry leader in medical animation and a multi-award winner for both medical animation and scientific virtual reality. Our expertise will bring your scientific and medical stories to life with three-dimensional virtual reality experiences.

Since we were founded in 1992, Random42 has fast become the largest company within the medical animation space, specializing in interactive virtual reality experiences and augmented reality. We provide the highest-quality virtual reality in the industry.

We prepare and deliver your content in all available VR set-ups such as Oculus Rift, GearVR, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive and many more.

Are you interested in seeing how scientific virtual reality can help you?

Explore our scientific virtual reality showreel. You can also get in touch with our expert team for a consultation to see how we can help you with your next medical animation project.