Virtual Reality

Marianne experiencing the beach at the Arden Courts: Memory Care facility
Courtesy of the Arden Courts: Memory Care facility
Antionette Lee
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
At the Arden Courts: Memory Care facility in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, a program that helps residents get a wish or special moment fulfilled has helped over 4,000 residents including 85-year-old Marianne S., whose wish recently just came true. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
August 29, 2019 - 11:09 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you talk to many women who have delivered babies about pain, they will often compare future pain to the pain that childbirth caused. Certainly there...
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 20, 2018 - 11:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- College can be stressful for many students. So La Salle University has started using virtual humans, also known as Avatars, to train faculty on how to help young people in distress or at risk for suicide. The program uses role play conversations with a virtual...
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This undated product image provided by Oculus shows the virtual reality headset Quest, which Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled at an Oculus conference on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.
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September 26, 2018 - 5:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is off to a slow start in his mission to bring virtual reality to the masses, so perhaps it's appropriate his company's next VR headset will be called Quest. The headset from Facebook's Oculus division will be a stand-alone device that won't require...
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Ian Bush
July 10, 2018 - 7:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Facebook wants to be your virtual fitting room. The social networking site is testing ads that use selfies to help pitch products. Designer Michael Kors thinks augmented reality ads make sense for selling sunglasses. While scrolling through your feed, users can click...
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