Posts tagged augmented reality
Augmented Reality and Safe Spaces for Exploring Medical Errors in EMS

The tones drop, you get to the rig, lights and siren scream out. You are on your way to a 5-month-old baby. Dispatcher says its an “unknown medical” call.

You get on scene and are met by frantic family members. You and your partner get into the house and the mother is crying. In between her sobs she’s begging you to save her baby. When you finally get to the child, you see that it is seizing. Then it stops. There is nothing. No movement and no breathing.

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EMS Simulation Training: It’s Time for a Leap Forward.

The time for harvesting the benefits of augmented reality (AR) has arrived after decades of development in research labs.  The confluence of affordable hardware and powerful software has made the possibilities as limitless as the human imagination. 

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AR, VR, Mixed Reality -- What's the Difference?

Maybe you're confused. I certainly have been and I work in this industry. There are a bunch of different acronyms floating around to describe how computers can be used to create images to represent a simulated reality. "VR" or virtual reality is just what it sounds like: a reality that is completely virtual. "AR" or augmented reality is "computer assisted reality". So, what is "mixed reality"?  

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