Virtual reality, real injuries: OSU study shows how to reduce physical risk in VR

Virtual reality, real injuries: OSU study shows how to reduce physical risk in VR Carpal tunnel, stiff shoulders, eye-strain headaches ­­– these are all well-known side effects of prolonged computer use. But what happens when you step away from the desktop and into virtual reality? A recent study from...

Nesta x StoryFutures Immersive Fellowships in Mental Health: Applications now live

Nesta x StoryFutures Immersive Fellowships in Mental Health: Applications now live  StoryFutures and Nesta, the global innovation foundation are searching for three talented creative companies to develop an immersive experience with the potential to positively impact peoples mental health. We are trialing a new way for creative practitioners and...

Techstars Partners with Pivotal Ventures to Bring New Thinking and Innovative Ideas to Care for the Aging Population

Techstars Partners with Pivotal Ventures to Bring New Thinking and Innovative Ideas to Care for the Aging Population Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, today announced the launch of the Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator. Run in partnership with Pivotal Ventures, an investment...

Unconventional Healing: Gaming Helps VA Patients Recover, Inside And Out

Unconventional Healing: Gaming Helps VA Patients Recover, Inside And Out Recovering from a spinal cord injury can take months, and for many people, it can cause paralysis. But the VA Medical Center in Augusta is using something unconventional to make the process easier. The video game...

Axon Launches Virtual Reality Suicide Empathy Training For Law Enforcement

Axon Launches Virtual Reality Suicide Empathy Training For Law Enforcement Axon, the global leader in connected public safety technologies, announced Axon’s new empathy development training for suicide prevention, based in virtual reality. This training has been developed specifically for law enforcement agencies and is available...

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