REDUCING PATIENT ANXIETY WITH VR
28 March 2017
Auckland District Health Board and Staples VR have been developing virtual reality (VR) experiences to reduce child patient anxiety levels.
The technology helps young patients prepare for their hospital visit through virtual preparation experiences in radiation therapy, theatre (pre-operation to recovery), MRI, CT, and X-Ray procedures. The project aims to improve the overall hospital experience for child patients, and reduce the need for medication to manage anxiety, achieving better clinical outcomes.
Datacom's Augmented Reality Team
14 December 2016
Datacom has moved its seven-strong augmented reality team into the AR/VR Garage where they are working with Microsoft's HoloLens technology.
Media Design School PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
5 December 2016
Auckland students who are creating digital design projects on two of the world’s hottest technology platforms now have an exciting opportunity to work alongside world-leading creative content companies.
This is thanks to a new agreement between Media Design School (MDS) and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), which will see MDS using ATEED’s globally connected AR/VR Garage in the Uptown Innovation Hub.
Microsoft partnership announcement
21 November 2016
Microsoft NZ announces strategic partnership with AV/VR Garage to build Kiwi investment in Mixed Reality technology innovation.
MEDIA DESIGN SCHOOL: Qualification in AR/VR
20 October 2016
New Zealand's first formal qualification in AR/VR is now being offered at Media Design School.
02 October 2016
VAUGHN DAVIS - TLDL (Too Long Didn't Listen)
The future is virtually here! Sunday Social took a field trip the other week, with a visit to ATEED’s new AR/VR Garage. The facility is just down the road from RadioLIVE and is a home for Auckland businesses working in augmented and virtual reality – which is a booming segment in the tech industry right now.
AR/VR Garage Launch - ATEED
02 September 2016
New AR/VR space fuels Auckland’s world-leading talent and connects it with global industry.