Start-ups: virtual reality breaks new ground in digital therapeutics
● With the advent of virtual reality, digital therapeutics have grown in maturity to the point where the can now provide an alternative to pharmacology in surgical procedures. Virtual reality can also help children to get through difficult treatment phases.
● In France, the Bordeaux start-up Lucine is reaching out to companies and individuals to raise awareness of chronic pelvic-perineal pain, which it proposes to treat with virtual reality experiences that make use of specific visual and sound frequencies.
● Lyon start-up Lumeen is providing relaxing getaway experiences to nursing home residents, which not only offer a break from routine, but can also stimulate memory and attenuate behavioural disorders.