While the massive wildfires and apocalyptic skies hovering over California this year were an obvious sign of the climate crisis, there are more subtle yet dangerous effects of the climate crisis that many people don’t see or understand. To awaken people to the more abstract … [Read more...] about Can VR help lawmakers understand the hidden effects of climate change?
What better way to teach someone about the issues of racism or sexism in the workplace other than putting them in the shoes of a person experiencing such forms of discrimination? Well, that’s exactly what US startup Vantage Point does with its training programs that use virtual … [Read more...] about Virtual Reality can help fight racism in the workplace. Here’s how
Currently prescribed physiotherapy often requires patients to complete regular exercises at home. But outside of the clinic patients rarely receive any guidance, often leading to poor adherence, with patients becoming anxious about not doing the exercises correctly or simply … [Read more...] about VR digital instructor could help improve physiotherapy at home
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Technology has reached a point where it feels as if we are truly living in the future. A testament to that is the fact that virtual reality is on-track to receiving FDA approval for the treatment of a variety of anxiety disorders. Virtual reality is being used as a tool for … [Read more...] about How virtual reality is helping patients conquer their fears