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Virtual Weight Loss Lasts Longer

Never before have there been higher rates of Americans who are in need of an effective weight loss solution. With a striking 2/3 of the adult population now falling under the category of overweight...
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More Than Gaming, Augmented Reality is Taking Over Med Tech

Augmented reality is quickly becoming much more than a gaming trend. Chances are you have heard of the popular augmented reality smartphone game called Pokemon Go!  Or maybe you have seen youngsters using augmented...

VR vs Paralysis

New research has shown that virtual reality can play a role in helping those paralyzed from spinal cord injuries regain sensation and muscle control. The Duke University Medical Center study, published in the August...

Keep Fat Off Longer with VR

Weight loss is one of life’s biggest challenges for many people, but now there could be hope in virtual reality support. Results from a recent study that included 20 overweight and obese people showed...

AR for the Blind

If you watched Star Trek in the 1980s and 1990s, you probably remember Geordi La Forge. He was blind but made use of a special visor placed over his eyes to see. A similar...
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VR Medicine Can (and Will!) Change Your Life

The possibilities for virtual reality are endless. When this technology first hit the market in the form of Nintendo's Virtual Boy, most people cast it aside as a means of playing video games and...
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Virtual Reality For Better Vision

Here's a staggering stat: 285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide! Of that number, 39 million are blind and 246 have low vision. Researchers have recently developed a virtual reality environment...
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VR Weight Loss Is Real

VR games and social media continue to intertwine with reality. Studies have shown that when a person has a strong identification with his or her cyber representation, the “doppelganger” can influence the person’s real...
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The Future of the Health Industry is Virtual

More than ever before the health industry is incorporating technology into healing and promoting health. Heart surgery is one of the many fields in which virtual reality is being used to improve outcomes. Surgeons at...

Seeing the Possibilities in VR!

Magic Leap engineers have allegedly developed an augmented reality device to diagnose and treat color blindness as well as other eye maladies. Though not much is known about this technology beyond the information contained...