For years, virtual and augmented reality have been touted as the technologies of the future that will revolutionize the gaming world. But in 2019, the AR/VR-verse is no longer the future. It’s here. And it’s revolutionizing so much more than the gaming industry. Come along with Freethink as we explore all the meaningful ways virtual and augmented reality are moving our world forward.
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Whether a patient fears spiders or flying, VR technology allows therapists to treat anxiety disorders by simulating these experiences in a safe environment.
With a keen curiosity to learn more about how life formed on Earth, NASA has plans to send a spacecraft called the Dragonfly to Saturn’s largest moon, and they’re using augmented reality to make it happen.
In the U.S., about six million people over the age of 65 experience late life depression. So one organization is providing virtual reality excursions for seniors to help them experience life to the fullest.
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Nature has the power to reduce stress and enhance our moods. Can VR nature experiences be a substitute for physically spending time in the outdoors?
The immersive world of VR may have therapeutic benefits for people combating phobias, anxiety, and PTSD.
His daughter couldn’t go on school field trips with her classmates, so Craig Chaytor designed a virtual reality adventure just for her.
From virtual hearts to immersive battlefields, doctors and scientists are using virtual reality to transform medicine