Minimally Invasive Surgeries Promote Uptake of AR and VR

San Francisco, California, March 19, 2018: A recent market study by TMR Research, titled, “Augmented and Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 – 2025,” states that futuristic technologies of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are primed to bring about a seismic shift in the healthcare sector.

Augmented reality (AR) is already playing a crucial part in complicated surgical procedures, aftercare, and administration. Both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) also play a pivotal role in minimally invasive surgeries, which are fast gaining ground by offering enlarged 3D version of vital organs. Not just surgeries, such next generation cutting-edge technologies can also be leveraged in solving blindness. One example in this direction is that of NuEyes – they are electronic glasses to cure the problem of low vision. It is a wearable technology that makes it possible for the visually impaired people to see again while keeping their hands free.

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Use of augmented and virtual reality in healthcare market is still in a nascent stage, but once even half their potential is exploited, it will drastically revolutionize the field. Already, technology behemoths of the likes of Google and Apple are betting billions to tap into health tech. This is expected to bode well for the augmented and virtual reality in healthcare market sometime into the future.

North America, at present is ahead of all regions, in augmented and virtual reality in healthcare. The advanced nations of the U.S. and Canada, which are at the forefront of adopting cutting edge technologies and home to many of the prominent names in the AR and VR field have helped the market soar.

Apart from Google and Apple, other big names in the augmented and virtual reality in the healthcare market are DAQRI, Mindmaze, Psious, Medical Realities, Firsthand Technology, Augmedix, Atheer, and Oculus VR.

Author: Rohit Bhisey

As Head of Marketing at TMR Research, Rohit brings to the table over a decade of experience in market research and Internet marketing. His dedication, perseverance, and passion for perfection have enabled him to achieve immense success in his field. Rohit is an expert at formulating new business plans and strategies to help boost web traffic. His interests lie in writing news articles on technology,healthcare and business.

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