The app from start-up company Immersion was commissioned by the US government and uses digital avatars and videos to guide medical staff step by step, explaining how to properly put on a mask and other specific actions needed before dealing with infected patients.
Founded by 25-year-old Jakub Kreft, Unicorn VR has been hailed for helping kids develop their social and communication skills.
Distracting a patient with virtual reality and making them do small tasks can reduce the pain felt.
Unveiled at the 20th Universal Congress of Polish Historians in Lublin the immersive learning experience called ‘Józef Piłsudski – The Marshal of Polish hearts’ helps users learn about both Piłsudski and the famous Jan Matejko painting ‘Unia Lubelska’.
Combining virtual reality and behavioral therapy the company creates fantasy worlds in which the cancer patients can immerse themselves to lower the levels of stress and fear. They are also researching the links between psychotherapy and countering cancer.
The ‘dinosaur’ app from Warsaw-based start-up Immersion, lets visitors to New York’s Museum of Natural History explore the world and biology of the fearsome predator in full virtual reality.