Virtual Reality

Army to Deploy Virtual Reality Capabilities to Combat Sexual Assault

Lessons on regulatory guidance and more will be provided through the potential new training.

The Government and Technology Innovation That Shined in 2021 

Some agencies laid some groundwork for new developments that might make life better in the future.

Air Force Turns to Virtual Reality for Suicide and Sexual Assault Training

Service members are also using the emerging technology for technical education purposes.

Critical Update: Veterans Affairs Applies Mixed Reality Tech to Solve Real-World Health Issues

Department officials are exploring virtual worlds and using artificial intelligence to transform medical treatments.

Government Considers VR for Training and Therapy

A slate of contracting calls demonstrate ways agencies are putting the emerging technology to use.

Bringing a Human-Centered Approach to Immersive Experiences 

Change is always challenging, especially when a new technology is fighting the “novelty” perception.

Augmented and Virtual Reality Step Up for Military Maintenance

"We have seen in similar scenarios at a large aerospace and defense company where technicians with hardly one year of experience have been able to outperform technicians with four or five years of experience," GridRaster Co-Founder and COO Dijam Panigrahi said.

VA’s Extended Reality Network Expanding Across Agency  

There are more than 75 Veterans Health Administration sites using extended reality in some fashion.

Screentime Can Make You Feel Sick – Here Are Ways to Manage Cybersickness

Your devices can trigger symptoms similar to motion sickness.

DHS Considers Virtual Reality to Teach Officers About Responding to Hazardous Scenarios

The agency is looking for technology solutions to help train Federal Protective Service staff when to use force—and when not to.

VA Partners with AT&T to Extend its 5G Experimentation

A fresh installation was many months in the making, officials explained.

Virtual Reality Has Been Boosted by Coronavirus – Here's How to Avoid It Leading Us to Dystopia

There appears to have been a significant rise in VR offerings this year, aiming to deliver safe, accessible experiences during the pandemic.

How Companies, Governments and People Rise to the Conoravirus Challenge

Here are some good examples, both big and small, that make the world a little brighter while we combat coronavirus.