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VR Technology Aids Surgery to Separate Conjoined Twins

This week, VR helped make medical history when surgeons from around the world teamed up to perform a groundbreaking 33-hour procedure in a “virtual operating theatre.” The surgery being performed was one of the most complex separation procedures ever seen. The operation to separate three-year-old conjoined twins Arthur and Bernardo Lima was a success. Born … Continue reading VR Technology Aids Surgery to Separate Conjoined Twins

What Is Vergence-Accommodation Conflict and How Can Developers Tackle It?

VR is a rapidly changing technology. As industry leaders strive to stake their claim in the brave new world of the metaverse, there is continued development in many of the restrictions users experience while using VR. One such area is vergence-accommodation conflict. Recent research carried out between Meta Reality Labs and Kent State University explores … Continue reading What Is Vergence-Accommodation Conflict and How Can Developers Tackle It?

Google Buys MicroLED Startup Raxium as Part of AR Strategy

This week, Google announced the acquisition of Raxium, a company that works with microLED display technology in both virtual and augmented reality headsets. In a blog post announcing the purchase, senior vice president Rick Osterloh said that Raxium’s expertise will play a key role as Google continues to invest in hardware efforts. But what can … Continue reading Google Buys MicroLED Startup Raxium as Part of AR Strategy