I've seen some pretty wild conspiracy theories about magical "med-beds" that can cure any disease but are being suppressed by governments.

These pictures were posted claiming to be photos of these amazing med-beds.

I wondered if they were from a science fiction film, especially with the displays and labels looking rather like LCARS from Star Trek.

Does anyone recognise them? Of course, they could have been custom-made in a 3D modelling program, but a film also seems possible.

The picture depicts a mostly white facility with blue tainted glass devices. The general tone gives a sci-fi vibe, whilst also making it look like a future themed medical facility. There seems to be beds and tanks, the former possibly reminding the design of some cryogenics bed, and the latter looking like the kind of tanks in which you would find test labs creatures floating in suspicious liquids in movies and such. There seems to be relatively thin white mechanical arms near the tanks and beds. Whether those are to assist in mundane tasks or to perform a surgery of any kind is left to our imagination.

Another picture depicting the white futuristic medical lab looking facility, from a different angle. We can see the same tanks as in the first picture. The "cryogenics like beds" are also visible, but now they are placed vertically against the wall, instead of being on the ground.

The last picture still has the white medical facility feeling to it. Unlike the others, its design look more like an operating room of some kind. The room is square with a big blue hued door to leave, visible in the background. There is some kind of floating blue toned bed in the middle, with an oval light above it. There is a white circle device on one side of the "bed"; maybe where the head would be if someone was to lay down on it. There is also 3 mechanical arms on each side. The same kind as on the first picture. They seem to be attached to the oval light platform above the bed, where black lines are visible; maybe the 3 arms are meant to be able to slide around the bed for convenience.

One of them has the words "CRYO IV" on the side, so possibly some kind of cryogenic/stasis/suspended animation pods. They don't seem to be from Prometheus or Passengers.

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    The last one reminds me of Elysium, but the background and the other pictures don't match, I think.
    – kutschkem
    Commented Jan 10, 2023 at 7:09
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    Now I want to see these "claims", just so I can laugh at them! I don't want links, but what would one search for in order to encounter them?
    – Peter M
    Commented Jan 10, 2023 at 14:34
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    Just claiming that these are "photos" immediately discredits any associated claims. Commented Jan 10, 2023 at 16:59
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    Yeah, it's more obvious that it's CGI once you see the high-res originals. The ones posted make it less obvious that it's CGI rather than a film set... though I was suspicious about the Generic Sci-fi Crates (there's only one of those in the pictures I included, but more in others). Even a film set seems unlikely to go to the length of mocking up those rather than using normal ones or not bothering.
    – A. B.
    Commented Jan 12, 2023 at 1:50
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    The first thing the top picture reminded me of was the surgery machines in the original game System Shock. Obviously memory is higher resolution than 90s games.
    – Chris H
    Commented Jan 12, 2023 at 15:09

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This is original artwork by an artist called cermaka.

So, no, not from any film or secret government conspiracy.

This picture looks very similar to the first picture of the question, with the beds and the tanks. The main difference is that the one from the question was fully rendered with colors and more or less realistic looking design, whereas this picture is raw: it's colorless, and you can see the lines of the 3D shapes/meshes.

You can see his work here:

A screenshot showing some of the artworks of the original author. We can recognize some of the pictures from the question, as well as the design similarities in some other artworks.

There is nothing to indicate that is movie concept-art either.

Another screenshot showing some other artworks of the author, including the "surgical bed lookalike" from the question.

The pictures (in the OP's question) all come from the single 'laboratory' 3d file, which was made in Autodesk 3ds Max and rendered in V-Ray. Made in 2017, you can buy it for around US$400.

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    Of course, if it was a government conspiracy, then maybe cermaka (and @blobbymcblobby) are in on it...
    – Valorum
    Commented Jan 10, 2023 at 10:20
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    cough ...i..er.. Commented Jan 10, 2023 at 11:01
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    Come on now Mr. McBlobby, the correct response is "no comment" ... you obviously need government shadow operative retraining.
    – CGCampbell
    Commented Jan 10, 2023 at 15:56
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    Isn't "not from a conspiracy" just what a conspirator would say? That's good enough proof for me.
    – Barmar
    Commented Jan 10, 2023 at 16:46
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    I love the way conspiracy theorists think (not.) You have this top secret lab full of genius level people doing things far beyond state of the art in medical science and computer technology - and these same geniuses are so stupid that they let pictures of their over-the-top-secret equipment and labs get publicly posted to the internet.
    – JRE
    Commented Jan 11, 2023 at 13:00

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