Yes, Oculus Rift and Magical Leap are truly mind bending. But here are five companies and technologies that are applying virtual reality to where it matters most: healthcare.
With its ability to create alternate experiences, virtual reality is literally turning heads, no pun intended.
From journalism to entertainment to automotive, the power of VR is being harnessed to educate, inform and please.
But what's happening in medical virtual reality? Here are five companies and organizations that are hoping to use VR in various applications ranging from an unparalleled educational tool, to a brain-tricking weapon that can fight the experience of pain.
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Steve Dann, co-founder of Medical Realities, will be a featured speaker focusing on how virtual reality is being used in medicine at the MD&M East conference June 14-16, 2016 in New York City.
Arundhati Parmar is a senior editor at UBM.
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