Posts by OxfordVR

21st May BBC Breakfast interviews Oxford VR CEO Barnaby Perks

BBC Science Correspondent Richard Westcott went to Cambridge to meet Julie, a patient with an extreme fear of heights (acrophobia).  The film shows her before and after receiving successful treatment using OVR’s automated immersive therapy. The piece concludes with a visit to OVR’s development facility in London and an interview with Barnaby.

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Oxford VR initialise ground-breaking automated immersive therapy for the first time in the UK to help NHS patients overcome their phobia

In what is a first for mental healthcare in the UK, NHS patients suffering from the potentially-incapacitating symptoms of clinical acrophobia, estimated to affect 3-5% of the population, will now have access to the latest leading-edge and clinically-validated automated immersive therapy treatment programme developed by Oxford VR to overcome their phobia. This major service innovation…

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Oxford VR Announce Partnership with AXA HK and CUHK

Oxford VR (OVR), AXA Hong Kong and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have announced an agreement today on a first-of-a-kind partnership to pilot a groundbreaking automated immersive therapy using virtual reality (VR) for mental health in Asia including the Greater Bay Area. 

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Oxford VR Nominated for a UK Digital Experience Award 2019

We are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted as finalists for this year’s UK Digital Experience Awards for the Best Use of Emerging Technology (AI/VR/AR). Our focus is on developing clinically validated, cost-effective, user-centred treatments for clinical conditions with significant impact on patients, the health system and wider economy. That means targeting complex…

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Daniel Freeman Discusses Technology and Mental Health at Edinburgh Science Festival 2019

Daniel Freeman attending Edinburgh Science Festival 2019 amongst a global network of inspirational speakers. Edinburgh Science Festival celebrates science and technology with a diverse programme of innovative events. “Specific areas of focus will include Healthcare Frontiers, Engineering Frontiers, Digital Frontiers, Environmental Frontiers and Planetary Frontiers.” Prof. Freeman was on a panel alongside Prof. Ruth Aylett exploring how technology…

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Oxford VR named One of 10 European VR startups to look out for

EU Startups puts the spotlight on European startups, encouraging entrepreneurship. They are the leading startup publication in Europe. It is with great pleasure that EU startups has named Oxford VR as one of 10 European VR startups to look out for in 2019. They have explored the most innovative VR startups, describing Oxford VR as,…

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A History of Delusions with Daniel Freeman

Daniel Freeman explores delusions in a 10-part series called a A History of Delusions on BBC Radio 4. Delusions are often difficult to define and understand, what better way to understand delusions than by listening to people who have experienced them first-hand. Delusions are often seen as a belief that are false but yet so real…

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