Alzheimer and dementia are two serious diseases that affect older people worldwide. While these disease are still Waiting for a cure, an Australian company is using augmented reality to make the daily life of patients more enjoyable patients. We tell you all about this project.
The Forest Project uses the Unreal Engine 4 which includes a Smart TV and Microsoft Kinect 2 to create an immersive experience of virtual worlds. In addition to helping patients, technology is also being used to improve the overall care of patients by providing support teams with a simulation environment to better understand how their patients see the world around them.
This week, developers are giving a lecture during which they will present in detail the project. We will return soon on the subject to tell you more.
This interactive virtual world, which aims to give patients a break from their fight against the disease, is an excellent idea. Although the details of this project are not yet revealed, however, we hope that it will make many seniors happy in their final days. And you, do you think this new new concept will bring smiles to the patients suffering from these diseases?