UK doctors can practice emergency patient care in virtual reality

Posted in Hardware, Medicine, Science on 1st Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Doctors in the south of the UK can now run through virtual reality simulations of emergency care for folks suffering from Type 1 diabetes, before applying what they've learned on real patients.

Oculus co-founder is leaving Facebook after cancellation of 'Rift 2' headset

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Oct, 2018
by Alex Muller

Iribe is leaving Facebook after the cancellation of the companys 'Rift 2' PC-powered virtual reality headset.

Google is bringing support for all Android apps to Daydream VR

Posted in Business on 23rd Sep, 2018
by Alex Muller

Google is continuing to push Daydream VR, the company announced, as its making moves that expand the app support and usability of its devices.

Discovering new drugs and materials by 'touching' molecules in virtual reality

Posted in Software on 7th Aug, 2018
by Alex Muller

Scientists can now visualize and experiment with molecular structures, with real-time multi-user collaboration via the cloud.

Pediatric cardiologist uses VR to visualize heart defects

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

Models help surgeons and patients' family members understand congenital heart defects.