The first VR Innovation Lab for Behavioral and Brain Health takes place on October 7th at Brainstorm, Stanford University’s new VR/AR startups laboratory. Selected finalists will pitch their innovative solutions for behavioural health problems to the audience and a panel of expert judges, culminating in a Grand Prize Award and Audience Award. Following the launch […]
Samsung Electronics has recently signed a partnership with Korean VR studio FNI and Gangnam Severance Hospital, one of South Korea’s largest hospitals, to develop VR-based mental health diagnosis programs for Samsung Gear VR. The goal, a report by ZDNet maintains, is to eventually commercialize the VR apps in 2018 for use in hospitals, dementia centers, and schools, before they head […]
According to Aaron Stanton, director of the newly-founded Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise, many of the popular VR games and applications are actually more effective at burning calories than a traditional treadmill exercise routine. The organisation recently announced a program to independently assess VR games in a controlled environment, with the aim of […]
The Stanford Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is hosting its third-annual Innovations in Psychiatry and Behavioral Health conference on the Stanford campus at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge at Stanford, CA on October 6 and 7. The main focus of the conference will be using virtual and augmented reality as […]
Nokia, a Finnish-based IT company, with the partnership of Bandwidth Marketing Group, released its smart health products advertisement in VR on 19th of June, 2017. This campaign, which is called “Healthier Together” demonstrates such health products like blood pressure monitor, Body Cardio as well as Steel HR smartwatch. All these products aim is to help […]
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