7 Valuable Lessons About VR and AR in the Healthcare and Education Industries


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VR For Good: How The Virtual Medicine Conference Wants To Better VR Healthcare


Simply saying that VR is good for healthcare is too broad a statement. In fact, Samsung is a partner for the event as are the VR/AR Association and AppliedVR, a VR platform designed for healthcare.

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Infographic: Healthcare uses of VR

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Scroll to the bottom of this article for the infographic. Virtual reality is a rapidly evolving market, which provides unlimited opportunities, and attracts a lot of newcomers.

Watch The Oculus Rift Help Paraplegics To Walk Again


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VR-based Treatment for Vision Disorders Shows Positive Results in Peer-reviewed Study

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Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health

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Managing Pain & Anxiety in Hospitals with AppliedVR

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‘Bioflight VR’ for Medical Training, Patient Behavior Modification, & Diagnosis

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Virtual Therapy for Stroke Neurorehabilitation & Skill Relearning

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Watch Out Translators, Google Wants Your Job!

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Google after second shot disrupting healthcare-and Apple-with Health 2.0 Capitalizing on the demand for digital healthcare solutions, Google rolled out its HealthX API platform through Apigee at Health 2.0 customer engagement digital business healthcare voice servicesannouncement Google made several announcements Wednesday around new hardware, software, and developer tools.

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Eye Doctors Can Now Prescribe VR Lazy-eye Treatment for Home Use

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News VR Health VR HealthcareVivid Vision offers a virtual reality based treatment for lazy eye disorders.

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An FUI designer, VR community leader and VR healthcare.


An FUI designer, VR community leader and VR healthcare strategist walk into a bar… …a virtual bar that is. As a healthcare marketing strategist, I was excited to chat with Alex and Jayse about Leap Motion and its applications for VR in healthcare.

The Advisory Board Acquisition Signals The Rise Of Integrated Networks

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UnitedHealth Group’s acquisition of The Advisory Board Company’s healthcare business for $1.6B acquisition of Truven was one of the first signals of the epic, increasing value of healthcare data. Healthcare organizations […]. advanced analytics data insights healthcare systems of insightis the largest deal of its size for insurers, injecting the organization with new data resources, professional services, and research expertise. IBM’s 2016, $2.6B

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Solis VR Takes Elderly Patients To Places Long Thought Out Of Reach


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Virtual Reality in the Healthcare Industry

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It’s getting to the stage where high end VR systems such as the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are becoming more affordable and more developers are seeing the potential in the healthcare industry. Clinical Healthcare.

Chinese Search Engine Baidu To Expand AR Into Travel & Healthcare Industries


Popular Chinese search engine Baidu has announced it is expanding its augmented reality (AR) focus into areas such as travel, architecture and healthcare and moving away from online advertising. Baidu says that artificial intelligence (AI) and AR are two key strategic points for the company as it shifts funding into AI and AR research, including hiring ex-Microsoft executive Qi Lu to run it’s AI division.

Social Presence & Training Social Dynamics with Virtual Humans

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LA Hospital Using VR Simulation For Trauma Training


The next generation of professional healthcare training has arrived. The healthcare sector has seen better days. However one of the biggest issues currently plaguing these essential services is simply a general lack of skilled healthcare professionals.

2016 CES- Promoting the EQ factor


HealMet: A new direction in Healthcare wearable device. I was hoping to see more merged technology products ( IoT & Solar , IoT , Healthcare & AR ). Virtual Reality AR ces Emerging technology EQ healthcare IoT SolarThe Wow!, the what & the hmmm factor. Kick starting the year by observing the EQ evolution.

Sharecare Acquires BioLucid to Bring Your Body into Virtual Reality With ‘YOU VR’


2D video and textbooks are incredibly informative, no doubt, but stepping into a virtual heart to see how a heart functions or malfunctions can pay dividends for students, professors, healthcare providers, and, most importantly, patients.

The VR Awards Ceremony Announced For Later This Year


Categories will look at the best VR headset, games, and uses of the technology in areas like healthcare and education. Best use of VR in Healthcare. As consumer VR continues to establish itself in the market, awards ceremonies for the medium are increasingly inevitable. We already have some winners, but today we have a new event, too. The VR Awards is an international ceremony organized by VR Bound and partner companies, set to take place in London on September 23rd 2017.

How VR Can Improve Chemotherapy Patient Programs


We wanted to determine if VR had the potential to change people’s outlook on their current environment and we felt that a healthcare setting, where people sit and wait for periods of time, worried about unknown outcomes would be the right place to start.

US Legislators Form VR-centric “Reality Caucus” to Guide Immersive Technology Policy

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These technologies have shown tremendous potential for innovation in the fields of entertainment, education and healthcare.

Cedar-Sinai rolls out VR pain relief

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Leonardo DiCaprio Invests In VR Company MindMaze


As Fortune reports , DiCaprio became aware of the company through connections in the healthcare industry and pledged his support. Decades spent in Inception’s limbo clearly weren’t enough to street Leonardo DiCaprio away from virtual reality. The actor, known for roles in films like Titanic and The Wolf of Wall Street, recently announced that he had invested an undisclosed sum in Swiss startup MindMaze.

UK’s Central Bedfordshire College Launches New Immersive Training Institute

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AiSolve is an immersive software development firm based in Luton, that apply their software across multiple business disciplines such as retail, leisure, education, and healthcare.


VR Association Formed To Get ‘Ahead of Challenges With Developing and Deploying The Technology Responsibly’


As more headsets, software, and companies enter the virtual reality industry, more collaborations between different entities will take place.

Here’s the 10 Companies Competing at GTC’s VR Content Showcase for $30,000 in Prizes

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Nvidia’s GTC 2017 conference next week has a heavy focus on broader business uses of AR and VR, including healthcare, education, architecture, and more.

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Samsung’s VP of Immersive Products & VR, Nick DiCarlo

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From healthcare, education, social, training, cinema, gaming, and more, VR has a lot of Killer Use-cases. Everyone in the VR industry can envision a world in the next 10 years that’s radically changed by virtual reality.

BinaryVR Begins Shipping First Dev Kit For Facial Tracking Solution


9% will use it for research, 8% for enterprise, 6% for healthcare, 3% for education, and 11% for other means. While tech giants continue to invest in and acquire eye-tracking firms like Eye Tribe , BinaryVR is pushing on with its facial tracking solution for VR.

State of VR with the Venture Reality Fund & Why They’re Continuing to Invest

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Virtual Reality Headsets have not sold as many units as some of the more optimistic analysts have predicted, and VR Fund’s Tipatat Chennavasin says that the relatively quick adoption of smartphone technologies have spoiled a lot of people within the investment community.

Leap Motion Raises $50 Million For Its Finger Tracking Technology


The money is said to also “advance innovation and adoption of its groundbreaking hand and finger tracking technology; and broaden its reach into new commercial and enterprise applications including education, healthcare, and industrial training simulation.” VR and AR headsets are heading to market from Microsoft, Google, Facebook and others that have a wide range of capabilities.

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Unity’s Head of VR & AR, Tony Parisi

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From healthcare, education, social, training, cinema, gaming, and more, VR has a lot of Killer Use-cases. We are seeing Unity being used to develop applications in education, training, healthcare, design, manufacturing, film, and automotive, to name just a few.

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HTC Announces $1.5 Billion VR Investment Fund and Research Institute in China


It will consist of members of enterprises, universities, research institutes and investment organizations all working together to boost the VR ecosystem in the Chinese city and apply the tech to various areas such as healthcare, military, engineering, design, and manufacturing.

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Dr. Oz is Using VR to Create The ‘Google Maps’ of the Human Body


Currently, BioLucid is providing You VR strictly to pharmaceutical or medical companies, healthcare systems, consumer-facing healthcare companies, and educational institutions. Mehmet Cengiz Öz, better known by the simplified monicker, “Dr.

Kortex Pairs Sleep And Stress Neurostimulation With VR Headsets


“I see a very near future in which many baby boomers and other demographics will primarily use VR only for the healthcare value – who will never play an action game. Kortex is synonymous with VR healthcare.

AltspaceVR launches Women in VR talk show

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Her company helps connect virtual and augmented reality developers with the healthcare community. AltspaceVR , a social virtual reality platform, has launched a talk show focused on women in virtual reality that is taped before a live audience — well, live virtual audience.

Augmented Reality Big At On The Lot Conference This October


In addition to a specific AR track, the conference will also feature a variety of VR and AR-focused panels with subjects ranging from education, healthcare, monetization and retail applications. The VR Society has announced details for this year’s On The Lot conference, which will now include an all-new augmented reality track to discuss the latest on Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore. “We We have long wanted to showcase AR professionals and their new technologies.

HTC Launches ‘Vive Studios’ for First-party VR Game Development and Publishing

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HTC today announced that they’ve spun up an internal development and publishing group called Vive Studios. Mirroring Oculus’ own ‘Oculus Studios’ effort, HTC has formed an internal VR game studio and publishing group called Vive Studios.

Watch Brain Surgeons Save An Aneurysm Patient’s Life In This 360-Degree Video


The company also developed a Holo Lens driven haptic feedback system to train healthcare professionals in general. There’s nothing quite as intimidating as brain surgery.