Meet The Companies Using VR To Treat Coronavirus-Related Stress And Anxiety

In this article, Simon Chandler presents some VR software used today to fight stress due to actual pandemic. Both COVID patients and healthcare professionals use AR and VR to do meditation and relaxation. What’s significant about the use of VR and AR for anxiety relief is that both offer a greater sense of reality and … Read more

La réalité virtuelle peut-elle éviter les rejets dans les greffes pulmonaires ?

L’application proposée par C2Care a pour but d’habituer le patient à l’environnement du salle de réveil pour diminuer son stress post opératoire. L’expérience sera effectuée avec un casque Oculus et les résultats seront publiés au court de l’année 2020. Source de l’image : C2care La start-up C2Care et l’Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille (AP-HM) veulent lutter … Read more

New Study: VR Changes Mood Before Blood Donations

In this article, a study about the impact of VR use on 33 blood donors at the American Red Cross is presented. With only a simple software and a 4 minutes experience with a Oculus Go, authors showed a clear decrease of “needle fear”. The impact on negative feeling is even more impressive on younger … Read more

Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life

In this article you will explore how virtual embodiment can modify behaviours. It’s even more powerful when senses are simulated, like sense of touch. Even if the article is not closely related to health, it’s easy to imagine the use of VR to better understand stressful situations and how to prevent it. The ability to … Read more

This Children’s Hospital Uses HoloLens & Augmented Reality to Calm Young Patients During Medical Procedures

We have now many examples of how augmented reality can help patient to control or even forget stress before treatment. In this article the CHARIOT team of Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford uses AR and an animated 3D character to distract child and explains the purpose of the care. In one example, an AR experience developed … Read more