Why VR and AR in Healthcare?
Studies show that VR can have a real documented positive effect on rehabilitation training.
Tricking the mind into believing that you can move paralyzed limbs or visualizing memories for dementia patients, has a documented positive effect in VR. Rehabilitation happens at a faster pace with VR in the mix, compared to regular rehabilitation training.
There are furthermore very positive indications that VR can help with anxiety- and pain relief for patients visiting the dentist or getting injections.
VR helps the mind focus on positive scenarios and distracts the attention from the unpleasantries of the procedures.
Reduced training costs
Reduced traveling costs
Train anywhere, anytime
Increase production capacity
Article | “Virtual and augmented reality for the maritime sector – applications and requirements” (U. F. von Lukas, 2010) via sciencedirect.com