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A Market That’s Virtually Unlimited

October 24, 2019

Via Rochester Beacon.

At this point only a few VR systems specifically designed for medical purposes are commercially available. A company called Floreo Inc., headed and co-founded by a former Amazon official and father of an autism spectrum son, sells a VR-based educational tool for autistic children, for example.   

Researchers at the University of Southern California’s USC Institute for Creative Technologies have developed and are working a number of AR/VR projects including a VR training app that lets medical providers practice on virtual patients and a VR therapy for PTSD sufferers.

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