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How to improve VR use in medical education

How to improve VR use in medical education

A new report could help improve how immersive technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are used in healthcare education and medical training.

AR apps are designed mainly for youngsters

AR apps are designed mainly for youngsters

A study exploring the use of augmented reality to support older adults finds the user interface is sometimes confusing for those aged 50+.

A mental health app for young people

A mental health app for young people

A computer cames graduate has helped a tech start-up to develop a new augmented reality app which provides round-the-clock mental health support to young people.

Olfactory VR show promise for mental health practices

Olfactory VR show promise for mental health practices

New research on Olfactory Virtual Reality (OVR) paints a clearer picture for clinical psychiatrists about how it could be used to safely and effectively help mental health and mood disorders.

Augmented reality helps to see, feel and understand

Augmented reality helps to see, feel and understand

X-ray vision, context-sensitive guidance, coordinator, training assistant and more: augmented reality (AR) has hit the OR.

Nanophotonic optical element slim VR glasses

Nanophotonic optical element slim VR glasses

New optical elements that could revolutionize VR/AR glasses. At its heart is a nanophotonic optical element, which the developers call a metasurface.

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