virtual reality

UT Southwestern develops VR training tool

UTSW, UT Dallas Collaborate on VR Training on Handling Violent Encounters in the E.R.

by | Jan 11, 2023
The collaboration has led to an innovative VR training tool that places physicians inside a virtual hospital examination room—where they experience a series of realistic patient encounters. The tool enables physicians to practice proven de-escalation tactics to help these incidents end peacefully.
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Fort Worth UNT Health Science Center Opens Simulation Center With ‘Fully Immersive’ VR Rooms
by | Jun 27, 2022
A ribbon-cutting was held Thursday for UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth's $6.75 million Regional Simulation Center. The new center features “immersive simulation spaces” powered by 360-degree virtual-reality projections; 14 realistic-looking examination rooms; VR headset learning experiences; an adaptable procedural skills suite; a daily-living activities suite designed to look like a home’s interior; and assorted team and learning rooms.
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The Future of Medical Education
Learn the ways medical school classrooms are looking more and more futuristic by incorporating simulation learning into their curriculums.
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Dallas-Based Public Safety Company SURVIVR Gets Acquired by InVeris Training Solutions
by | Aug 31, 2021
Georgia-based InVeris will add SURVIVR to its industry-leading readiness training solutions portfolio.
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AT&T is Ramping Up the Interactive Fan Experience at the Dallas Cowboys’ 5G-Enabled Stadium

by | Nov 18, 2020
AT&T and the Dallas Cowboys are making updates to AT&T Stadium—the first ever to be enabled with 5G—to bring new interactive experiences for Cowboys nation fans in person and at home. That includes virtually posing with the pros, live broadcasted reactions, and AR-powered gameday stats.
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Zielke winner of Tech Titans' 5G Grand Challenge Virtual Teacher artificial intelligence
Tech Titans’ 5G Challenge Winner: ‘We See a Future Society of Synthetic and Real Humans Working Together’
by | Oct 14, 2020
UT Dallas' Marjorie Zielke, winner of the 5G award, says her AI/VR platform could "eventually create stand-alone, life-like holograms of virtual teachers." Judge Mark Cuban commented on the tech's potential to provide access to virtual teachers for students attending disadvantaged schools.
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Fort Worth’s Neuro Rehab VR Is Changing the Game in Virtual Reality To Improve Physical Therapy Recovery
by | Oct 13, 2020
Neuro Rehab VR's new XR Therapy, a portable system that's clinically validated and FDA registered, is being lauded as the first virtual reality system for neurological rehabilitation and physical therapy treatment.
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EarthXR Launches First-Ever Virtual Immersive Nature Reserve to Kick Off Climate Week
by | Sep 21, 2020
Wild at Home will allow viewers to explore Africa, the Amazon, and Asia from their mobile devices while staying socially distant during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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M2 Studio's Michael Potts uses Spatial for augmented reality and business collaboration. The AR/VR tool can turn any room into a 3D workspace, according to Spatial. [Image: Spatial.io via M2 Studio]

How Augmented, Virtual Reality Bridges the Business Travel Gap in Age of COVID

by | Jun 29, 2020
"It’s clear that augmented reality remote collaboration is the future of business communication," says Dallas-based M2 Studio's Michael Potts. The self-described holographic architect has built AR/VR experiences for Klyde Warren Park, Texas Health Resources, and more. But the technology can apply to all types of businesses.
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MyndVR Launches an At-Home VR Solution for Seniors Stuck in Isolation
by | Jun 4, 2020
Seniors can relive amazing memories from their youth, says MyndVR. But the tech solution is not all about entertainment. The spirit-lifting virtual reminiscence therapy can reduce anxiety and depression.
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Discovery: UTD Creates Virtual Reality ‘Patients’ for Med Students, UTA Professor Leads Upgrade of Large Hadron Collider
by | Feb 14, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out abut a University of North Texas professor researching how very young children see their world through photography.
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Jobs of the Future: The Hottest Areas of Tech Education
by | Feb 3, 2020
Here's a list of some of the area’s most exciting programs, with the universities across North Texas that are shaping the talent of the future.
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‘The Future of Police Training’: SURVIVR Uses Virtual Reality to Prep Officers for the Real World

by | Jun 25, 2019
Founded by a recent UTD grad, VR training startup SURVIVR is working to change how law enforcement trains its officers, while cutting costs and saving lives along the way.
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Dallas’ Entertainment Giant Dave & Buster’s Unveils a New Virtual Playground
by | Jun 4, 2019
The entertainment company's "free-roaming" VR experience uses no wires, allowing players to run, duck, and jump to defeat their competition. 
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Emerging Tech: Meet the Women Driving DARQ Power in Dallas
by | Apr 4, 2019
Hear from the women leading innovation in distributed ledger technology, artificial intelligence, and extended reality (VR/AR), and quantum computing in North Texas.
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Early Adopters: Accenture Survey Puts Dallas Ahead of the Pack in Emerging Tech
by | Feb 22, 2019
When it comes to blockchain, AI, and extended reality, Dallas proves better than most in adopting new, cutting-edge technologies.
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