Researchers have developed a wristband equipped with sensors to enable free-hand, intuitive working in VR that could be used in everyday applications.
Augmented reality & virtual reality
Extended reality applications like virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality transform the practice of medicine. We report on their widespread use – from the use in the operating room to clinical medicine, drug development, medical training and education, to treatment in pain management, psychology and psychiatry.
Virtual reality avatar-based coaching shows promise to increase access to nutrition education to children at risk for obesity,
Researchers have explored whether a virtual reality program on mindfulness/meditation could alleviate the physical side effects of hemodialysis patients.
Using virtual reality, researchers found that people differ in how much they are influenced by their visual environment.
A new website allows teachers and students to explore concepts from chemistry and biology by manipulating virtual molecules in augmented reality.
Scientists have demonstrated a VR technique which should help in developing drugs against the SARS-CoV-2 virus – and enable researchers to share models and collaborate in new ways.
Researchers have developed a method for two individuals to share an avatar in Virtual Reality.
Researchers have developed an innovative training protocol that, utilizing immersive virtual reality (IVR), leads to real physical and cognitive benefits.
One of the crucial future technologies in surgery is Augmented Reality. Most experts agree that AR will increase safety and efficiency, improve surgical training and decrease costs.
Researchers have developed a MR visualisation platform which projects multiple imaging modalities to assist intraoperative surgical guidance.
Using VR to make threats appear near or far is what makes it harder to extinguish the fear of a close-up threat and more likely that you’ll have some long-term stress from the experience.
Dr. Frank Phillips, Professor and Director of the Division of Spine Surgery and the Section of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, completed the first augmented reality (AR) minimally invasive spine surgery.
Engineers are developing a massive fluid dynamics simulator that can model blood flow through the full human arterial system at subcellular resolution.
An anaesthesia team used 3D printing and virtual reality to produce an exact model of the airway of a 7-year-old girl in order to prepare properly for an operation to remove part of her lung.