An introduction to virtual reality, "the computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional image or environment that can be interacted with in a seemingly real or physical way by a person using special electronic equipment."

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What to Read

What to Read

Blogs & Blog Posts
 
Road to VR- consumer-focused VR stories


Doc-Ok- developer perspectives on VR, with a focus on the technical

 
Publications with VR sections 

Mashable 

        
 
Centers of study for virtual reality:
The Human Interface Technology Laboratory at the University of Washington in Seattle; a list of its projects. 

Virtual Reality Applications Center at Iowa State University 
 
 

 Individual articles of interest include:
 
 Explained: How does VR actually work? 
 
Sophie Charara on Wareable.com
 

How VR is helping kids in hospitals overcome their fears 


Tufts Medical Center Is Bringing Virtual Reality to Patient Care

 

Cedars-Sinai study to test virtual reality for pain management in hospitalized patients

Researchers study virtual reality exposure therapy to treat military sexual trauma-related PTSD

How will Virtual Reality change the Healthcare Industry?
Roland Kotana on Forbes.com (2017)

Top 10 Lessons Learned Using Virtual Reality in Hospitalized Patients
Brennan Spiegal, MD, MSHS

   
7 Ways AR and VR are Changing the Healthcare World 
Amy Talbot in TechRepublic (2016)

Alex Senson in TechCrunch (2015)

 
Virtual Reality: An Emerging Game Changer in Healthcare
Eric Williams in The Huffington Post (2016)

 
6 VR Uses in Healthcare That Will Blow Your Mind
Thomas Wallis in VR-Intelligence (2016)

 What will Augmented and Virtual Reality technology do for Healthcare?  
Sherree Geyer in HealthcareITNews (2016)


 

 
 
 
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