Stanford Event Seeks Innovative Uses of VR for Behavioural Health

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Stanford Event Seeks Innovative Uses of VR for Behavioural Health
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 […]
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Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health

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Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health
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 […]
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VR Health & Exercise Institute Finds Many VR Games Are Better Exercise Than a Treadmill

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VR Health & Exercise Institute Finds Many VR Games Are Better Exercise Than a Treadmill
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 […]
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Stanford Hosting Innovations In Psychiatry And Behavioral Health: Virtual Reality And Behavior Change Conference

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Stanford Hosting Innovations In Psychiatry And Behavioral Health: Virtual Reality And Behavior Change Conference
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 […]
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Nokia Demonstrates Its VR Campaign for Health Products

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Nokia Demonstrates Its VR Campaign for Health Products
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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