Journeying inwards – the power of VR-enabled mindfulness training

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Research Study - A virtual reality approach to mindfulness skills training

New research shows that people who constantly get caught in a reiterative loop of negative thoughts and destructive self-reflection could benefit from VR mindfulness training Mindfulness training research done at RMIT University in Melbourne confirms that mindfulness practitioners benefit greatly from the immersive nature of Atmosphaeres’ 360° VR Experiences, particularly if they wish to improve […]

The use of audio and video in healthcare applications

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Audio is a key aspect of virtual and augmented realities, however, because of the dominance of the visual sense, it is often overlooked, under-budgeted and considered at a late stage in the creation of healthcare and other applications. This article seeks to raise awareness for the importance of high-quality audio in healthcare applications by showing […]

Inducing physiological stress recovery with sounds of nature in a virtual reality forest

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Virtual Reality Relaxation

Inducing physiological stress recovery with sounds of nature in a virtual reality forest Source: Matilda Annerstedt et al.* Virtual Relaxation Environment Helps To Reduce Stress In 2013, Matilda Annerstedt and colleagues investigated the use of virtual relaxation environments for the purpose of physiological stress recovery. They were particularly interested in the effect that the sounds of nature […]

Virtual Reality used to reduce pain – Or – How I got into creating Atmosphaeres Virtual Relaxation Videos

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virtual reality

A burn wound patient receiving treatment with virtual reality distraction used as analgesia – Source* How I got into creating the Atmopshaeres Many people have asked me how I got into creating 360 degree speherical videos for virtual relaxation purposes and I thought that it is about time that I explain some of my professional background as […]