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Can Augmented Reality Improve The Learning Experience of Future Healthcare Professionals?

Did you know that a 2016 survey revealed that many of today’s high school students want to be tomorrow’s healthcare professionals? Of the 10 most ...
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Differentiating Reality: The Difference between Augmented and Virtual Reality

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines reality as “the quality or state of being real” or as “something that is neither derivative nor dependent but ...
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A Lesson Plan in AR: Five Interactive Muscle Actions in Augmented Reality

For this group exercise on muscle action in augmented reality, divide your students into five groups, with one student to act as the model for each ...
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Five Amazing Views in Augmented Reality: Kidney and Urinary Anatomy in AR

If you want to understand what an anatomical structure does, you need to know more than just its location. You also need to comprehend its layers and ...
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Three Amazing Augmented Reality Views of the Human Body with Human Anatomy Atlas

The Visible Body team works every day to create human anatomy apps that make it easier to see inside the human body. Our newest feature? Augmented ...
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Medical accuracy is important (duh). Our VP of Biomedical Visualization explains why.

It seems like it would be such a no-brainer, doesn't it? Of course medical accuracy is important! We're talking about actual human lives, after ...
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High-Tech Classrooms: Learning with Virtual Human Anatomy

Nine years ago, we did something risky: we took our company’s most precious assets—our interactive 3D anatomy models—and made them available to ...
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Students Say: More instructors should use 3D visual anatomy apps

In our last post, we spoke to a few students who use Human Anatomy Atlas, and they have a lot of cool insights into how using our app helps them ...
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Students Say: 3D anatomy apps teach me things that textbooks can't.

We spoke to a few students who use our 3D anatomy app Human Anatomy Atlas, and they have a lot of cool insights into how using our app helps them ...
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No dry-erase boards: An ER doctor discusses using our anatomy reference with his patients

Meet Dr. Brennen Beatty. He’s an ER physician in Austin, TX. In recent months, he’s changed the way he talks to patients about their diagnosis. The ...
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