Dr. Jan P. Springer, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named the new director of the George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.The Emerging Analytics Center (EAC) is a research center that is home to an energetic group of researchers, faculty, and students performing innovative research and development in technology, infrastructure, and applications for virtual and augmented realities, immersive visualization, interactive technologies, as well as cybersecurity and the Internet of Things.Read more
A new $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health will support a research effort led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to develop a virtual operating room team training.
World first research that will test the ability of augmented reality to improve the delivery of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as a treatment for symptoms of childhood anxiety among kids with asthma.
Sedentary behaviours, poor sleep and questionable food choices are major contributors of chronic disease, including diabetes, anxiety, heart disease and many cancers. But what if we could prevent these through the power of smart technologies?Read more
For the first time in its 26-year history, the IEEE VR conference will meet in an all-virtual environment, a change prompted by the need to support social distancing recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
Researchers used a virtual reality system to trick subjects into thinking they were falling as they walked on a treadmill, finding clear differences in reactions between people with multiple sclerosis and people without. These differences were not evident without the “falling” illusion.Read more
Current Physiotherapy techniques require patients to complete exercises at home, which doesn’t include much guidanceRead more
Born with complex heart defects, Brevin Cronk, 21, has undergone six open surgeries and several more cardiac procedures. In December, an old repair tore away, creating a blockage and a new septal hole. A UW Medicine cardiologist used virtual reality to get inside Cronk’s heart to plan his procedure.Read more
Each year, more than 250,000 women in the U.S. alone receive a diagnosis of breast cancer, making it the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women. More than 40,000 women annually die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society.Read more
Cornell Engineering has launched the Veho Institute for vehicle intelligence, formally partnering Cornell with Italian universities and luxury automakers as well as establishing a new academic center at Cornell Tech.Read more