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How VR is Helping Children With Autism Navigate the World Around Them

Both kids and adults use smartphones, computers, smart watches, TV’s, and gaming technology on a daily basis and think nothing of it except that it’s a good time, however, some kids and adults with...

The Detroit Pistons Testing New Players in VR

Is VR the new “making the cut” for professional sports? The Detroit Pistons have reportedly had some new NBA players tested in VR as part of their assessment. Do they know something that other...

Unlocking Memory Through Virtual Reality

Alzheimer’s is one of the hardest diseases to watch someone go through. A slow decline in mental faculties means patients gradually forget who they are and what was around them. As Nanthia Suthana put...

VR Exergaming May Slow Alzheimer’s Progress

VirZOOM is one of the most successful mainstream fitness apps around. It’s helped many of our readers, even a few we’ve highlighted, to lose weight and stay fit. The system offers constant new experiences....

NBA Experimenting with Deep Learning as League Interest in VR Grows

Big data seems to touch every industry, and it’s come to sports in a big way. It could be argued baseball and football pioneered analytics in the modern age, but the NBA wants to...

How Stanford and VR are Pushing Boundaries in Health and Fitness

Stanford is iconic in the world of VR, especially if you’re an early adopter hoping to see this technology grow. The school has piloted several advancements that go beyond the video game. Real-world effects...

VRHealth Offers FDA Authorized Treatments

Physical therapy helps restore muscles damaged by trauma, whether the athlete might have taken a substantial hit or overexerted during practice. At high-level play, physical therapy is almost like routine maintenance. As essential as...

Researchers Use Force-Feedback EMS System for AR, MR

Haptic suits, vests, and gloves for XR are known to have protective casings for exoskeleton designs that can add weight, wiring and a bit of extra heat to the wearer's body. In Potsdam, Germany...

AR and VR: Part of a Critical Approach to Sports

The complexity of sports today demands critical thinking skills the industry didn’t rely on even a decade ago. The back office’s ability to manage talent by allocating players based on how they perform is...

New Tech | Make a VR Avatar in 10 Minutes

A new system developed by Bielefeld University's Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC) is going to elevate your workout with a novel idea: avatar creation. We’ve seen how avatars motivate us to reach...
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