Digital Skills Academy

September 12, 2019, 9:00 am VR Digital Jersey

Last week were were delighted to be part of the opening of the new Digital Skills Academy in Jersey. It was great to see a continuation of the fantastic work being done by Digital Jersey on providing upskilling of our local population to take advantage of the exciting developments in this sector....

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Immersive technology is the application of devices that blur the line between the physical world and digital or simulated world, thereby creating a sense of immersion. Broadly there are two main groups of devices that are used. Virtual Reality (VR) is a comple...

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

We welcomed @jerseyhospice staff to the lab to give them an experience of Virtual Reality and discuss the studies demonstrating VR’s role in reducing pain, promoting cognitive flow and, of course: simple escapism. Time and time again whenever someone has a VR...

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Virtual reality’s immersive nature is sometimes most profoundly demonstrated with 360 films of familiar places. The sudden realisation that you've sat in that spot and listened to those waves gives a beautiful childlike sense of wonder. Taking that into the clinical world and being able to give a pa...

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Performing research work in immersive technology brings its own challenges. Whether it’s designing the intervention and integrating that into clinical flow or the simple challenges of removing and minimising bias. After all “VR Brings Joy” @BrennanSpiegel, which makes it easy to recruit volunteers b...

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