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4DMED: Virtual Reality at the service of Healthcare

Virtual Reality encompasses surgery simulation

The Healthcare sector is one of the most promising areas in which virtual and augmented reality are being used. For many years, immersive technologies have been accompanying medical professionals in their daily tasks.  How has virtual reality enabled significant progress and support for medical research?

4DMED is one of the members who recently joined the EuroXR Association. The company operates in the medical field for many years, with several offices in Canada, the USA, and Hong Kong.

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Meeting the Network: Michele Gattullo

We inaugurate the new year with the “Meeting the Network” series, an opportunity to get to know all the members of the XR professionals community.

Today for our series Meeting the Network we would like to introduce you to Michele Gattullo.

Michele Gattullo received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Bari, Italy, in 2009, 2012, and 2016, respectively. Since 2017, he is a research fellow with the Department of Mechanics, Mathematics, and Management at the Polytechnic Institute of Bari. Read more

Meeting the Network: Dr. Danielle Levac

Danielle Levac is a Canadian physical therapist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, with an affiliate position in the Department of Bioengineering, at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

Danielle Levac

She directs the Rehabilitation Games and Virtual Reality Laboratory, where her research and scholarship focus on the sustainable, evidence-based integration of virtual reality and active video games into rehabilitation practice. One of the main goals of Levac’s research program is to explore the “active ingredients” of practice in virtual environments for motor learning and transfer in children and adults with neuromotor impairments.

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