VR visualization supports research on molecular networks

The larger and more complex networks are, the more difficult their visualization on the screen becomes. Conventional computer programs quickly reach their limits. This challenge was addressed by network scientist Jörg Menche and his research group at the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. They developed a VR platform … Read more

7 Futuristic Professions In Healthcare You Can Still Prepare For

If you’re among the thousands of medical students worldwide or are about to pursue a degree in healthcare, it might have dawned on you that the field wouldn’t look the same by the time you get into clinical practice. With drones delivering medical supplies; an ever-increasing wealth of data from personal health sensors; and patients … Read more

School of Nursing introduces a new, cost-effective form of training: Virtual reality

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing uses today the immersive solution developed by Oxford Medical Simulation to train nurses to be prepared for difficult situations. Theses tools wasn’t use alone but with other methods like manikins, live actors and clinical visits with hospital patients. This program was boosted by the pandemic situation, as students weren’t allowed … Read more

How Augmented Reality Strengthens Biotech Manufacturing

As in other industries, biotech and pharmaceutical industry increased the use of augmented reality in production processes. In this article you can discovers some of these uses but also pain points reducing the diffusion of good practices. The Covid-19 pandemic has been a catalyst to embracing new ways of working. Travel restrictions and limited access … Read more

Effects of Tooth Brushing Training, Based on Augmented Reality Using a Smart Toothbrush, on Oral Hygiene Care among People with Intellectual Disability in Korea

Sometime, use of augmented reality can be very concrete. In this study from the Kangwon National University (Korea), authors show that using AR training with smart toothbrush helps people with intellectual disabilities to greatly improve oral hygiene. As a result, it was shown that tooth-brushing training based on AR using a smart toothbrush was more … Read more

ASTRA: surgical training system for fetal surgery based on augmented reality and game technology

Discover the project ASTRA, one of projects funded by EPIC MegaGrants. Using the Unreal Engine and Magic Leap augmented reality glasses this project develops a training method for very complex fetuses surgery. Creating a surgical training system based on augmented reality is the main goal of project ASTRA, thanks to funding by EPIC MegaGrants and … Read more

Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications in Medicine: Analysis of the Scientific Literature

In this bibliometric research based on 8399 papers, authors analyse majors topics of scientific articles about immersive technologies in healthcare. If these technologies was used in many domains, most of work target pain control and physical rehabilitation. The analysis was based on data from 8399 papers. Major research themes were diagnostic and surgical procedures, as … Read more