MRI scans are horrible for kids – so I created a virtual reality app to help As a physicist in the NHS, it’s not really my job to see patients. I am more the behind-the-scenes guy ensuring everything is safe … Continue reading Scanning childrens’ brains
This Virtual Reality Dog Could Save People from Dog Bites With over 32 million dogs owned as pets worldwide (and thousands of viral dog videos), it’s safe to say dogs are fan favorite animals. However, with hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading Are you a dog bite victim?
New virtual reality game can tell when you’re not scared enough – and turn up the terror You’re the sole survivor of a horrible subway crash, trying to find your way out through the dark tunnels. But somehow, the shadows … Continue reading Biometrics to steer game play
Automated virtual reality therapy helps people overcome phobia of heights A fear of heights could be overcome with the help of a virtual therapist, new research suggests, with experts saying the findings boost hopes virtual reality could play a key … Continue reading Fear of heights
Virtual reality headset reduces children’s fear of needles The scenario is all too familiar for the majority of parents. The crying, the screaming and the tantrums as they try to coax their children into the doctor’s office for routine immunizations. … Continue reading Are you afraid of shots?
Virtual reality gaming technology is being used to test for fear of heights and could save lives My feet may only have been four inches off the ground, but my brain was convinced I was more than 623 feet in … Continue reading How to save real lives
The very real health dangers of virtual reality Is the magical world of virtual reality arriving in your home this holiday season? You’re not alone. Statistics show that more than a million VR headsets were shipped during the third quarter … Continue reading Is VR dangerous?