How augmented reality and virtual reality devices are boosting medicine

In this article Tim Jennings (president of Custom Case Group) presents interesting cases where AR and VR are used to improve autonomy and self-monitoring for patients.

AR apps, wearables and mobile devices have shown tremendous potential in patient self-monitoring, diagnosis and patient care. AR technology layers over the real world, providing digital visuals, sounds or other stimuli that give insights from gathered data or add enhanced detail to reality. From contact lenses that give visual cues to diabetics when glucose levels fluctuate dangerously to smartwatches that use near-field communication to remind patients to take prescription medicine when it’s nearby, there

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