Could virtual reality be the future of brain health? New research shows VR exercise boosts working memory

Could virtual reality be the future of brain health?  New research shows VR exercise boosts working memory

In a recent study posted on biorxiv* Preprint Server Researchers investigated the effect of virtual reality (VR) exercise on brain functioning, specifically its effect on working memory, an important executive function. Their findings indicate that VR exercise sessions can significantly improve mood and performance in working memory tasks compared to exercise or relaxation alone, suggesting […]

Can Virtual Reality Help Treat Depression?

Can Virtual Reality Help Treat Depression?

Share on PinterestVirtual reality may help deal with depression, but is it just due to the placebo effect? Image credit: Mascot/Getty Images. Virtual reality treatment for major depressive disorder is as effective as current first-line therapy, according to a new study from Stanford University. However, there is some suggestion in the study that the benefits […]

Retail Technology Innovators Honored at 2024 RetailTech

Retail Technology Innovators Honored at 2024 RetailTech

Los Angeles, April 24, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — retailtech breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that evaluates and identifies outstanding retail technology companies, products and services around the world, today announced the winners of its second annual RetailTech Breakthrough Awards program. The mission of the annual RetailTech Breakthrough Awards program is to provide the […]

Innovative VR sessions tackle mental health challenges in students

Innovative VR sessions tackle mental health challenges in students

St George’s, University of London has led groundbreaking work to improve the mental health of students by using sessions in virtual reality (VR) to reduce stress and anxiety. Preliminary results are being presented today at the A Metaverse for Good conference in Barcelona. The number of UK-based students who disclosed a mental health condition to […]

Policing the Future; Law enforcement agencies learn about technology

Policing the Future;  Law enforcement agencies learn about technology

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) – The Knoxville Police Department took a closer look at the latest policing technology. The KPD, along with many other law enforcement agencies, got to see the future of police training and techniques. Axon, a maker of equipment for law enforcement officers, visited the Knoxville Public Safety Building on Friday to show […]

Zuckerberg visiting Japan, Korea before India for Ambani’s wedding party

Zuckerberg visiting Japan, Korea before India for Ambani’s wedding party

Mark Zuckerberg The event is set for a busy week in Asia, with stops in Japan, South Korea and India to work on artificial intelligence services and build relationships with business and government leaders in the region. Meta Platform Inc.The chief executive, who was in Japan last week to go on a ski trip with […]

Rokid CEO says Apple’s Vision Pro has increased interest for extended reality technology, leading to widespread demand for a more affordable headset.

Rokid CEO says Apple’s Vision Pro has increased interest for extended reality technology, leading to widespread demand for a more affordable headset.

The Vision Pro, Which was first launched by Apple in the United States Expanding the development of relevant software and content will help the entire extended reality (XR) sector grow and generate more consumer interest, according to Rokid founder and chief executive Misa Zhu Mingming earlier this month. “We are very happy that Apple came […]