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Virtuele dolfijn helpt student van stress af | Leeuwarder Courant

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Leeuwarder_CourantCould a virtual dive in the blue ocean help students relax? Animal Science students at the Dutch University van Hall Larenstein certainly think so. Dolphins are famous for their ability to help people relax. For this reason, they are often used for animal-applied therapies. The Dolphin Swim Club brings the dolphins to the students with the additional benefit that the dolphins can stay in the ocean, where they are wild and free.

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Studenten ontsnappen aan stress door virtuele duik met dolfijnen | Friesch Dagblad

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Friesch_DagbladStudents of the Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences in Leeuwarden, in the Netherlands, have a new tool to their disposal. During the exam period, they can take a virtual dive with wild dolphins in an ocean of blue. The experience created by the Dolphin Swim Club helps them relax before taking the exam. The university is still waiting for the official results of their research on the effects of the experience, but first feedback from the students is overwhelmingly positive. A report by the Friesch Dagblad.

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La réalité virtuelle pour aider les enfants malades | Tahiti Infos

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Tahiti InfosMedical research is discovering many therapeutic applications to virtual reality, from phobia treatment to rehabilitation. This technology also offers the possibility of an escape for the sick, and reduce stress and the need for drugs. The Human Underwater Society in Tahiti has invited two specialists in the field of medical Virtual Reality. Meet the Dolphin Swim Club.

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Cyberthérapie : quand la réalité virtuelle permet aux malades de s’évader | TNTV News

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TNTV newsIt is a technology increasingly used in medicine to treat patients suffering from various ailments. Virtual Reality goggles can relieve the pain of all sorts of treatments. Children from the pediatric ward at Taaone Hospital had the opportunity to experience swimming with wild dolphins in Virtual Reality, thanks to a visit from the Dolphin Swim Club.

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Blending art and science to create therapeutic VR experiences – XRDC

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XRDCFor their second annual Innovation in VR & AR for Healthcare Report, XRDC interviewed several experts, like veteran game developer and former Chief Game Designer at Google Noah Falstein, USC Institute for Creative Technologies R&D director Arno Hartholt and founder of the Dolphin Swim Club Marijke Sjollema, about cutting-edge topics like how VR is being used in healing, drug discovery, and neuroscience.

Laval Virtual – Télé Loisirs

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PictureIn anticipation of the Laval Virtual show that will be held from March 20 to 24, we look back on an experience that appealed to the public and the press during the last edition: the project Wild dolphin UnderwaterVR. A therapeutic dive with virtual dolphins!
The Laval Virtual conference will take place from March 20 to 24, 2019. Days dedicated to the general public on the weekend of March 23 and 24.
Language: French

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UnderwaterVR helps patients around the world – SNN

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Marijke Sjollema When Benno and Marijke founded the Dolphin Swim Club, they wanted to create extraordinary VR goggles. Benno: ‘These are normal VR goggles. Try them on.’ The sight is breathtaking: floating in the clearest water there are dolphins all around you. ‘But you are sitting in a chair. If you would be in the water, the experience would be even more intense. That’s what we wanted to create. And that was not possible with normal VR goggles.’ The Dolphin Swim Club successfully applied for funds from SNN for UnderwaterVR goggles. Benno: ‘Thanks to SNN we could fund important research into the commercial viability of our plans, but also if we could use recycled plastics in the production process.’
Language: Dutch

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