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Can Virtual & Augmented Reality Help with Pain Management?

May 31, 2023 in
In recent years, the medical field has witnessed groundbreaking developments in technology, particularly in the realm of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). VR immerses users in a virtual world, while AR superimposes 3D graphics in a real-world environment. Both AR and VR have been widely used in the entertainment industry, especially in...
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How Are Virtual & Augmented Reality Used in Aviation Training?

Contributors: Rachel Bryars and Andrea Pressnell Graphic Design: Nicole Szews Virtual and augmented reality training allows users to practice skills in a safer and more cost-effective environment than in the real world. Many industries, including aviation, are tapping into these innovative experiences to achieve real-world training results at a fraction of the usual cost,...
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Using Virtual Reality for Rehabilitation

April 28, 2023 in
Virtual reality (VR) is a technology that creates a simulated and immersive environment through the use of computer graphics, sensors, and other hardware components. The goal of VR is to create a realistic and believable experience that can trick the user's senses into thinking they are in a different place. In recent years, VR...
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What Are “Virtual Battlefields?”

February 28, 2023 in
The military has always been at the forefront of using technology to improve training and readiness, and the use of virtual battlefields is just the latest example. Virtual battlefields are computer simulations that allow soldiers to train in an immersive environment that mimics real-life combat situations.  The technology involves the use of virtual reality...
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Why Is Extended Reality a Safer Training Option for Dangerous Industries?

Contributors: Brent Osborne, Andrea Pressnell & Rachel Bryars Extended Reality (XR) is making a major buzz in the training world due to its ability to slash time and costs associated with training needs while improving learning outcomes. For example, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University reduced the length of time before a student could fly “solo”...
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