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V-R Meets The E-R

V-R meets the E-R, Virtual Reality is no longer just for video games. The Medical Industry is utilizing the Technology to teach students how to react during health emergencies. Let’s see how researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio are using the V-R System.  

SciTech Now Episode 522

In this episode of SciTech Now, Unlocking the secrets of our Universe; holographic principles; introducing computer science and engineering at a young age; and reacting to health emergencies with virtual reality.

Moving Beyond Gravity

Imagine embarking on a journey to space as an Astronaut. Now you can do just that on a 4-D Virtual reality Journey at the Samsung flagship store in New York City. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, Samsung has partnered with NASA, to showcase stem education and the important role […]

SciTech Now Episode 514

 In this episode of SciTech Now, discover how researchers are testing drones that can think for themselves; Is the Internet affecting the creative side of our Brains; a 4D VR experience to the Moon; and a solution to rainwater and its many pollutants.

Stem Mobile Aviation Lab

Fifth grade teacher Tiffany Randall knows how hard it is to get her entire classroom of children excited about learning. To encourage enthusiasm for science, Randall has teamed up with the Stem Mobile Aviation Lab that utilizes drones VR goggles and flight simulators to teach students about physics aerospace and programming. We go inside the […]

Exploring the virtual world

VR World NYC is the largest VR entertainment center in the Western Hemisphere. In this segment, we take a step inside VR World and see how visitors are exploring an entirely different reality.

Scitech Now Episode 423

In this episode of SciTech Now, we explore the virtual world at the largest VR Entertainment center; a wearable device that guides the visually impaired; an online senior center creating a platform for socialization from the comfort of home; and a look at researchers in Texas, who are analyzing Alzheimer’s disease and the role of […]

Virtual reality and the patient experience

From surgical simulations to a tool that helps those who suffer from PTSD, virtual reality is taking on the health care industry by storm. Carrie Shaw of Embodied Labs joins Hari Sreenivasan via Google Hangout to discuss her lab, which is at the forefront of this work.

SciTech Now Episode 332

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a lab as researchers estimate the number of roach species on the planet; the story of retired astronaut Michael Massimino; virtual reality and the patient experience; and a look into the sustainability of guitar making.

Seniors benefiting from virtual reality

With the help of virtual reality seniors are exploring national parks, scaling ancient ruins and traveling back in time to their childhood homes. An MIT startup called, Rendever, is combating the physical limitations of age by bringing VR to assisted living communities.