A virtual reality headset that could help astronauts’ mental health is launching aboard a SpaceX rocket to the International Space Station this week.

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Astronauts on the space station will soon be able to enter virtual reality to help their mental health away from their home planet. An HTC Vive Focus 3 virtual reality (VR) headset will fly towards it International Space Station (ISS) in one SpaceX Launching as early as Thursday (Nov. 9), the freighter is health care …

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ByteDances virtual reality division announced restructuring and downsizing

Open editors summary for free FT editor-in-chief Rola Khalaf selects her favorite stories in this weekly newsletter. The virtual reality division of ByteDance, the owner of TikTok, has announced layoffs and a massive restructuring plan due to a sluggish market, according to three people familiar with the matter. Henry Zhou, president of ByteDance’s VR Pico …

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Disabled musicians embrace virtual reality – BBC News

Disabled musicians embrace virtual reality - BBC News

By Niall McCracken BBC News NI 3 hours ago To view this content, please enable JavaScript or try a different browser video title, A new project helps disabled musicians play special virtual instruments “I used to play an instrument all the time and then I thought it was over for me, but it was really …

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Immersive virtual reality: a transformative tool for patients with chronic disease

Immersive Virtual Reality: A Transformative Tool for Patients with Chronic Illness

According to a recent analysis published in BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, immersive virtual reality (VR) has emerged as a powerful tool for reducing pain and discomfort in cancer patients. This groundbreaking technology holds promise not only in cancer care, but also in the management of other chronic diseases such as multiple sclerosis, kidney disease …

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Facing their fears: Virtual reality glasses are used to treat teenagers with anxiety and depression

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The high rates of depression and anxiety, even before covid-19, have increased over the past few years thanks to the pandemic. The World Health Organization estimates that these diseases affect a quarter of the world’s population and cost the global economy one trillion dollars annually. Treatment includes speech therapy, but there is only so much …

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The company introduces a new experience for travelers with virtual reality

Firm Introduces New Experience for Travellers with Virtual Reality

Chindo Ize Touch down Travels, a travel management company (TMC), has created an immersive experience for travelers that gives them the opportunity to witness and immerse themselves in a place through virtual reality before physically visiting it. Virtual reality (VR) is a simulated three-dimensional environment that allows users to explore and interact with a virtual …

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How to Factory Reset Meta Quest 2 and 3 Virtual Reality Headset – Dexerto

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Saim Ahmad published: 2023-10-12T12:20:04 updated: 2023-10-12T12:20:15 Looking to restore your Quest VR headset to its original glory? Here’s a great guide to getting that brand new device feeling back. The Oculus Quest 2 by Meta is one of the best VR headsets out there. However, like most devices, it can become a little loose after …

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