VR/AR

VRx Health launches Xaia on Apple Vision Pro, combining spatial computing and AI for mental health support  

VRx Health, a company working on pioneering medical extended reality, has announced the launch of Xaia (eXtended reality Artificially Intelligent Ally), a first-of-its-kind app combining spatial computing with AI for personalised mental health....

XRHealth releases PTSD therapy packages 

XRHealth, a leading healthcare platform in spatial computing, is releasing a full PTSD package for XR therapy. The offering will include practices in mindfulness, art therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, exposure therapy and EMDR. Due to the current...

Ocutrx unveils OcuLenz AR/XR headset, aiding vision for patients with advanced macular degeneration 

Ocutrx Technologies, a leader in Augmented Reality (AR) and 3D technology for medical and surgical applications is pulling back the curtain on its latest innovation: OcuLenz, its groundbreaking Augmented Reality (AR) / Extended Reality (XR) headset. OcuLenz...

Virginia medical schools look to Virtual Reality for medical education 

In a collaborative effort, all six medical schools across the state of Virginia recently united to explore the use of Virtual Reality (VR) technology in medical education. The collaboration, still early in its efforts, aims to provide a new mode of...

Redefining paediatric burn recovery with 3D scanning  

Artec 3D has collaborated with Romans Ferrari, a paediatric rehabilitation facility, to revolutionise the medical process for children who have suffered facial burns. Using Artec’s 3D scanners, medical professionals are now able to create highly...

Revolutionising cranial neurosurgery: Novarad’s Augmented Reality system shatters surgical boundaries  

Novarad, a company offering Medical Imaging Solutions for Healthcare Providers, is working to revolutionise the field of cranial neurosurgery with its Augmented Reality surgical navigation system.   This technology, showcased in a recent study...

Strivr expands VR content library with mental health & well-being experiences

Strivr, a platform for enterprise-scale Virtual Reality (VR) solutions, has announced the evolution of its offering to accelerate content and solution capabilities using Generative AI (GenAI) for enhanced storyline development, animation and asset creation,...

VR training launched for professionals to develop their SDM skills

The Personalised Care Institute (PCI) has launched lifelike Virtual Reality training on shared decision-making (SDM) for health and care professionals – after research found that nearly half (46%) report gaps in their knowledge and most (70%) would...

Swansea University acquires funding to develop VR training

A high-tech Swansea University initiative to develop specialist virtual reality training for healthcare professionals has secured a major funding boost. The project, entitled Virtual Reality a Welsh Reality, has been awarded almost £900,000 to...

How hologram tech is empowering surgical teams worldwide 

Jahn Otto Andersen, CTO at HoloCare, talks to us about the potential of hologram tech and how it could make surgeries smarter and safer for both professionals and patients.   According to data published by the British Medical Association, over 7...

GigXR and Morlen Health announce the availability of holographic basic life support training 

GigXR, a global provider of holographic healthcare training, has announced the release of a pivotal new Basic Life Support module for its HoloScenarios mixed reality application. Created in partnership with Morlen Health – a subsidiary of Northwest...

Immersive VR training transports nursing students to a busy hospital floor 

Wolters Kluwer, Health and Laerdal Medical have announced the development of vrClinicals for Nursing, an immersive, Virtual Reality (VR) nursing education experience designed to strengthen practice readiness.   vrClinicals is built on...