PYMNTS.com January 30, 2023
The metaverse is not yet changing the world – but it’s increasingly changing, even saving, lives.
This, as immersive experiences at the intersection of physical and digital are making incremental progress in solving critical, real-world problems within healthcare.
No matter where we may be in the so-called metaverse hype cycle, the sheer scale of opportunity presented by the prospect of a bridge between the virtual and real world, and its accompanying suite of foundational technologies — including artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and real-time advanced connectivity — is difficult to ignore.
Some of the most exciting and revolutionary applications of the metaverse as a bridged-reality platform exist within healthcare. The world, broadly speaking, suffers from a...