How Virtual Reality Transformed The Healthcare Sector

Virtual Reality is revolutionizing the healthcare industry by creating a wide range of VR experiences. We have seen a huge increase in the use of VR in the healthcare sector. It has always continued to fascinate & impress us, by the different applications our clients are requesting.

From developing new techniques to training the doctors of the future, virtual reality has a multitude of applications for medicine and healthcare. From the clinical to the consumers, Virtual Reality is being used to train & support healthcare professionals, and also change lives and heal patients.

It is anticipated that by 2020, the global VR market for healthcare could be worth of $3.8 billion or more.

Syncthink:  Syncthink is located in Palo Alto, California. It has raised $3,500,000 on January 18, 2018. It was founded in 2009 by Dr. Jam Ghajar. Currently, it has developed a fully-integrated VR device used for eye-tracking known as “Eye Sync”. It utilizes its technology to analyze and determine the exact ocular motor impairments that can affect a person due to few reasons like concussions or sleep-deprivation.

Meridiun: Meridian is one of the successful virtual reality healthcare companies that have raised $2,500,000 in seed funding on December 15, 2017.  It is located in Irvine, California and has created a mobile application called AR+. The mobile application functions on smartphones and tablets, and helps people to deploy simulated medical content through audio, video, 3D imagery, and training. The user can easily know the functioning of the application by looking through their mobile camera. The phone’s screen displays augmented reality in such a way that this makes it possible to track all the key information on their screen.

Vivid Vision: Vivid Vision is again one of the virtual reality healthcare companies to raise $2,200,000 in their last funding round. This startup has created technology that helps people with lazy eye, to improve their vision. Users play VR games on the computer at home under certain clinician supervisions. The supervisions are designed to treat amblyopia, strabismus, convergence insufficiency, stereo depth deficiency, etc.

Osso VR: This VR company has raised $2,000,000 in their last funding round. It is one of the leading virtual reality healthcare companies situated in Boston. It utilizes VR based headsets that track 1:1 movement in real time for training orthopedic surgeons. The technology is compatible with HTC Vive and Oculus. It is well equipped with clinicians who perform tibial nail as well as hip and knee replacement models. This VR healthcare company was selected as a MedTech Innovator and as a top education simulation company.

SentiAR: This startup has raised $1,100,000 during its last funding round. Its Augmented Reality platform helps clinicians to visualize interventional procedures that facilitate a real-time, interactive 3D hologram of the patient’s anatomy.

ImmersiveTouch: This VR healthcare company is located in Chicago, Illinois. It has successfully raised$1,000,000 in its last funding. Their VR solutions for surgical training and medical experience is relatable. It can be found in leading medical centers including Johns Hopkins, the University of Calgary, etc. The clinicians working in ImmersiveTouch can upload patient CT/MRI scans into the simulator which in turn creates an immersive 3D operating environment.