augmented reality

Modern VR and AR device can help simulate sight loss

Modern VR and AR device can help simulate sight loss

Virtual/augmented reality devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma, suggests new study from City, University of London.

Augmedics launches AR guidance system for surgery

Augmedics launches AR guidance system for surgery

Groundbreaking AR system allows surgeons to visualize anatomy in real time – as if they have “x-ray vision” – and accurately guide their instruments and implants.

Electronic skin: Intuitive in the virtual reality

Electronic skin: Intuitive in the virtual reality

Scientists have developed the first electronic sensor that can simultaneously process both touchless and tactile stimuli.

Virtual reality: Avatars against obesity

Virtual reality: Avatars against obesity

A collaborative project develops virtual reality methods to positively affect the body perception of obese patients.

Augmented reality glasses as low vision aid

Augmented reality glasses as low vision aid

Researchers found that adapted augmented reality glasses can improve patients’ mobility by 50% and grasp performance by 70%.

AR allows researchers to see patients’ real-time pain

AR allows researchers to see patients’ real-time pain

Researchers have developed a technology to help clinicians "see" and map patient pain in real-time, through special augmented reality glasses.