The global market for Virtual Reality (VR) in healthcare is projected to reach $3.8 billion by 2020 driven by technology advancements in healthcare IT, which would undoubtedly expand its use into more diverse applications and medical disciplines while also increasing the demand for rehabilitation and simulation VR-training in hospitals and clinics. VR technology continues to gain ground and visibility as a potential diagnostic tool in the form of fully immersive 3D-simulation in the treatment of phobias, autism, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety and severe pain cases.
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The health care industry has been a big adopter of virtual reality tech, with some institutions using the computer-generated images for diagnosis and treatment. Virtual reality simulations, such as those created by software companies Surgical […]
Wareable – One of the biggest reasons your immersion breaks in VR is a lack of feeling. If you’re playing a game and get hit, or if you bump into a wall, you feel nothing (unless it’s your real living room wall, of course). That throws off your brain, which believes, visually and audibly, that it’s in a whole different world. […]