Avatar-based VR support in consultation, coaching and therapy

Virtual spaces are playing an increasingly important role in education and training. But the importance of this form of media use is also growing in consulting and coaching,...

HaptX: Haptic VR Gloves to take VR Training to the next level

The company HaptX (formerly AxonVR) published a dev-kit of its haptic VR gloves, which are supposed to simulate realistic touches at the finest level within VR. The VR hardware,...

The advantages of Virtual Reality in companies – Practical examples

Technologisation and modernisation offer numerous advantages and completely new methods for optimising our daily work. A process that many companies are already aware of today....

Virtual Reality in Education: How to take learning to the next level

The application possibilities of VR technology within the institutional framework are gigantic. In schools, in pedagogical fields of action as well as in companies, VR headsets...

Oxford study demonstrates efficacy of VR therapy in treating fear of heights

Virtual Reality can be used in various therapeutic settings to combat anxiety. For example, virtual exposure therapy is already used to treat fear of flying, spider anxiety or...

Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy: How Virtual Reality can be used to reduce fear of flying

Although flying is considered to be one of the safest methods of traveling, more than 15% of all Germans suffer from latent fear of flying. The University of W├╝rzburg has been...

How Walmart uses Virtual Reality for educational purposes

The retail group Walmart is considered to be one of the top-ranked Fortune Global 500 companies with the highest sales in the world. In the fiscal year 2017, the turnover amounted...

Google and Labster VR bring VR Lab Simulations to schools and universities

At this year’s Google IO 2018, Google announced its cooperation with Labster VR in order to provide pupils and students worldwide with access to Virtual Lab Simulations via...

Alaska Airlines and Lufthansa offer VR entertainment above the clouds

More and more aviation companies are relying on innovative entertainment offerings for their passengers. Both Alaska Airlines and Lufthansa are testing VR technology in prototypes...

DINI-Zukunftswerkstatt 2018: The influence of digital teaching formats on institutional institutions

Digitalisation and the associated technologies cause massive changes in our everyday lives, in our communication and in our information procurement. Of course, this also has a...