Lakeland community college’s surgical technology program has acquired new software to give students an impression of what it is like to work in an operating room.
The Sheriff’s office in Monmouth County, New Jersey, is the first in the state to use virtual reality to train members of law enforcement.
Airmen at Hill Air Force Base are using virtual reality to train how to act in high-pressure situations. The VR experience gives the airmen access to multiple scenarios. The airmen respond to law enforcement calls when on base, which have to be handled properly. A scenario within the VR training could be an airman being […]
Danish researchers use virtual reality to encourage more people to get vaccinated against COVID. In an experiment in the capital city of Copenhagen, the player maneuvers around a COVID infected crowd in the city square. Participants wear VR headsets in order to play an elderly person walking through the city center. The participants have to […]
Suicides are reportedly on the rise in the U.S. military. VR is now being put to action to help prevent these cases. The implemented VR technology helps Air Force officials confront and counter suicide. The training contains different scenarios depending on the action of the trainee. “The training definitely puts you out of your comfort […]
Starting in October 2021, Erasmus MC will practice in virtual reality with the rare and acute situation of resuscitation after open-heart surgery. The VR application better prepares physicians for such a situation. In the virtual world, the doctor sees the patient lying in front of him. Together with his team he has to go through […]
The Karel de Grote Hogeschool in Antwerp is using VR training for nursing students. This way they learn to pick up, prepare and administer medication to patients. During the VR training they are chosen between four patients; child, pregnant woman, older woman and adult man. Each of these patients has its own procedure established. In […]
The Antwerp police are using virtual reality from September 2021 in order to counter the feeling of being ethnically profiled among citizens. For example, they will learn how to search for someone correctly. In the VR-training, the inspectors face real-life scenarios. For example, they must make the choice to stop a group of young people […]
The USAF and USSF are partnering with SimX to deploy virtual trainings.
Spine surgeons at Health’s Bennett Medical Center in Stamford, Connecticut, used augmented reality in 12 surgeries.