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Haptics & Advanced Sensory Perception In Extended Realities

By GIGXR on Jul 7, 2020 9:28:14 AM


Until recently, the focus of Extended Reality (XR) technologies, which encompasses Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality, has been to provide simulated audiovisual experiences in a physical space. And while the industry is constantly looking to improve how we see and hear in the XR world, there are new technologies, such as haptics, that are bringing the sense of touch into the virtual space as well.

Topics: virtual reality extended reality
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Free Simulation App Prepares Healthcare Workers to Treat COVID-19 Patients

By GIGXR on Jun 26, 2020 3:11:10 PM

As medical workers continue to care for Coronavirus patients around the globe, uncertainties still surround many aspects of the illness. Information about rates of contagiousness and how best to care for patients is being updated and changing by the day, leaving many healthcare workers grappling for how they can best look after patients and keep themselves and co-workers safe at the same rate.  

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Introducing the GIGXR Immersive Learning System

By GIGXR on Jun 11, 2020 8:47:30 AM

As undergraduate and graduate students sit in limbo, universities around the world are contemplating what the upcoming Fall 2020 school year will look like. The Coronavirus pandemic has changed every aspect of work and life — and universities, uniquely, must manage risk in both classrooms and on-campus housing situations. 

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Immersive Technology in Healthcare Training Ebook

By GIGXR on May 25, 2020 6:00:00 AM

In our E-book: Immersive Technologies in Healthcare Training, GIGXR explores the expansion of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Realities in the healthcare industry.  We look at the current state and development of these Extended Realities (XR) and how learning and teaching can be enhanced with these resources.

Topics: VR virtual reality extended reality
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A Salute To Healthcare Workers On International Nurses Day

By GIGXR on May 12, 2020 6:15:00 AM

 
May 12th is International Nurses Day as our healthcare workers continue to hold our hospitals together as best they can in the face of COVID. Many of these men and women are working through hyper exhaustion and limited resources, all while trying to keep themselves, coworkers, and families as safe as possible. Some healthcare workers have not seen their families face to face in weeks and yet they press on helping the sickest among us and trying to cope with the many they are unable to help.
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Business Cases Proving Extended Reality Training ROI

By GIGXR on Apr 21, 2020 6:15:00 AM

Extended reality (XR) solutions provide unique immersive experiences that allow staff and students to engage and collaborate better, and learn at a pace that matches their learning styles. These technologies can aid learning and training at reduced costs and with positive ROI.

Topics: extended reality mixed reality
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Our Commitment To Health And Innovation

By David King Lassman on Apr 8, 2020 2:15:00 PM

Through these extraordinary and unprecedented times in which we find ourselves, I find myself marveling at the power of the human spirit and our ability to adapt. As an Englishman abroad, I can be forgiven for once believing that it was a quintessentially British trait to keep calm and carry on in the face of adversity. I stand corrected. Clearly, when the going gets tough, we take a collective breath, keep calm and carry on.

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Immersive Technology In Education: Extended Realities Explored

By GIGXR on Mar 24, 2020 2:15:00 PM

Extended Reality (XR) encompasses the variety of ways that virtualization can take the human experience beyond what the eye perceives. Human experiences, including learning, can be redefined and heightened through Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality - the three kinds of XR in wide use.

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Snapshot from the VR & Healthcare Global Symposium

By GIGXR on Mar 10, 2020 2:16:00 PM

This is THE decade of Extended Reality (XR), and our attendance at the Virtual Reality & Healthcare Global Symposium really confirmed that feeling! Virtual reality (VR) is no longer fringe or a nice to have. It’s getting baked into the way we train, learn and experience things, and is especially powerful within healthcare institutions, nursing, and medical schools.

Topics: VR virtual reality company news extended reality

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