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Tuesday, April 07, 2020

virtual reality


This Indian startup is using VR to help architects and construction engineers

January 28, 2020 12:46 pm

In an interview with, Tithi and Gautam Tewari - the founders of SmartVizX, the start-up behind Trezi, tells us about the idea behind creating India's first virtual reality platform for the architecture, engineering and construction industry.

A floating panda, tai chi in China: Learning Mandarin in a VR classroom

September 01, 2019 12:11 am

The Project Aims To Augment Collaborative Learning With A.I. Agents, Simulated Environments

Virtual reality can spot early symptoms of Alzheimer's: Study

May 24, 2019 4:45 pm

VR could also help clinical trials of future drugs aimed at slowing down, or even halting, progression of Alzheimer's disease, researchers said.

This gym in San Francisco lets you work out while playing a video game

May 14, 2019 4:28 pm

Those who come to exercise are given an individual room. There, they are provided with a VR headset and wearable devices. These help in tracking their hand positioning while they work out.

Virtual reality can help improve quality of life for dementia patients, study

May 10, 2019 9:29 am

These memories not only provided positive mental stimulation for the patients but helped their caregivers learn more about their lives before care, thereby improving their social interaction.

Virtual reality may help treat autism, Parkinson's: Study

March 29, 2019 8:43 pm

The study will help researchers to understand how these deficiencies might be acquired, and how to recalibrate time perception in the brain.

Virtual reality system allows you to 'fly' through cancer tumour

December 26, 2018 7:12 pm

The advance paves the way for better understanding cancer, and developing new treatments for it.

AR, VR adoption to pick up in 3 years: Report

September 07, 2018 8:12 pm

A shortage of in-house expertise and insufficient back-end infrastructures are significant barriers to growth of these technologies.

Scientists use virtual reality to help amputees feel prosthetics as part of their body

August 15, 2018 12:44 pm

The setup is portable and could one day be turned into a therapy to help patients embody their prosthetic limb permanently.

Albert Einstein's virtual avatar may boost cognitive abilities: Study

July 09, 2018 1:43 pm

People with low self-esteem can boost their cognition when they find themselves in a virtual reality avatar of Albert Einstein's body, as per a study.