Virtual Environments for Health

Another useful health application developed with game engines. Relax in a beautiful virtual world when you can’t go there. The real environment is to be preferred but not everyone is able to go there. Interesting research, not only a good idea but also proven effective after the research, hopefully.

Reporter Daniel Cressey takes a trip to the University of Birmingham for a walk through a virtual world. By recreating the positive effects of spending time in natural environments, Bob Stone and his team hope to help those who can’t get out and about by bringing these environments to them.