Washington, D.C. – Last week, the XR Association (XRA), the trade association representing the growing ecosystem of companies powering virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (XR), published the newest chapter of its Developers Guide, a starter guide for developers designing immersive experiences. Chapter 5: “Designing Immersive Solutions for Healthcare,” offers a comprehensive set of best practices for developers when creating immersive experiences tailored for the healthcare sector.
This chapter of the XRA Developers Guide emphasizes the importance of creating programs tailored for healthcare. It outlines hardware and infrastructure requirements, successful use cases, and recommendations for developers in creating powerful XR experiences. “Designing Immersive Solutions for Healthcare” also discusses how to create comfortable and safe environments for both healthcare providers and patients by implementing inclusive features and applications. Done effectively, XR can improve patient care and spur positive outcomes.
This newest addition to XRA’s Developers Guide represents further progress towards XRA’s mission of promoting the responsible development of XR technology. As XR hardware continues to evolve, manufacturers and software developers are working to positively transform the way in which healthcare professionals provide care and patients receive care. Therefore, effective implementation is key to expanding XR for healthcare.