Vantage Point Is Using Exposure Therapy and VR to Overcome Real-life Sex Abuse!

Vantage Point Is Using Exposure Therapy and VR to Overcome Real-life Sex Abuse!

VR News: While this is not an easy subject to talk about we are starting to understand how big a problem it really is thanks to the #Metoo movement. So a small team of talented people located in San Francisco have been using the power of virtual reality not only to teach people how horrible it seems to be sexually abused but also to help people overcome their fears of it with some mild exposure therapy.

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Think you tried every cocktail ever made? What about a virtual-reality enhanced one?

Think you tried every cocktail ever made? What about a virtual-reality enhanced one?

Think you tried every cocktail ever made? What about a virtual-reality enhanced one? VR News: If you enjoy trying out new cocktails at the local cocktail bar you might want to check out the “Virtual Cocktail”. This digitally enhanced cocktail is the perfect complement to the VR food we learned about before. Basically, it’s an experiment that shows how your senses (smell and taste) can be tricked into thinking you are drinking something different to what you actually are!

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Take 2 Codes for VR Experiences and Phone Me in the Morning!

Take 2 Codes for VR Experiences and Phone Me in the Morning!

VR News: This is the story of Amanda Greene who is a Lupus Patient that suffers from various pains all over her body. So Applied VR has given her a new lease of life thanks to a Gear VR and phone that she can access her “VR pharmacy” which is basically a selection of therapeutic VR experiences. This is not about VR curing the pain, its just to teach people how to distract their minds from it.

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Are Relationships in VR Possible?

Are Relationships in VR Possible?

In 2013, the film “Her” was released and it told a touching story of how Joaquin Phoenix fell in love with the OS. As we remember, the OS turned out to be a bad girl and broke the heart of the unhappy hero. Her ability to empathize and understand was surprising, if not amazing, and the virtual world she created proved that you can do without women. However, despite the fact that virtual reality will be used more and more widely in the future, do not forget that “Her” is…

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Are you a postman who is worried about dog bites? VR could help!

Are you a postman who is worried about dog bites? VR could help!

VR News: It’s wrong of me to think of just the postal service people being the only ones who might be worried about dog bites because there are many normal people out there who fear the same thing while simply walking down the street. But it doesn’t matter what job you do or why you fear dog bites, what does matter is that VR could help thanks to an educational tool created by the University of Liverpool’s Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC).

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Fancy Buying a New Home? Now You Can Do It in VR!

Fancy Buying a New Home? Now You Can Do It in VR!

VR News: While it might be a small estate agent “Abode Midlands” has now become the first in the UK to offer house-viewing in VR! You can do your VR viewing inside the shop if you don’t have your own VR headset, or you could get sent a link directly to your phone and view it, in VR at home! The firm is hoping this method of house viewing will save time for the customer and money to the firm having to spend time showing people around the various houses…

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