DUBLIN, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zd7fwz/virtual_reality) has announced the addition of the "Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market, Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Demand, Future, Growth, Trends, Opportunities, Segmentation And Forecast 2014-2020" report to their offering.
Virtual Reality technology is a computer-simulated environment that can recreate sensory experiences and stimulate presence in locations that are from the real world or may be from an imagined world. It has generated tremendous excitement in the healthcare industry where the applications of virtual reality technology extend to psychiatric, training, medical practice, and among other branches of medicine as a part of alternate therapies. Depression & PTSD, surgery simulation, phobia treatment, robotic surgery and skills training are the most common situations where the use of Virtual Reality Technology has proven successful.
Virtual Reality has also proven effective in treating pain by distracting the brain and reducing the need for drugs during painful and physically unpleasant treatments which reduce exposure to strong narcotics and addictive painkillers. Due to the expensive nature of this new technology, it is available in very limited parts of the world, mostly in developed countries.
The demand for Virtual Reality Technology for treatments is increasing in healthcare, but expensive hardware, inadequate training of medical practitioners and lack of awareness amongst the patient population are some of the challenges faced by this market. However, the market is lucrative in the developed countries of Europe and North America though the opportunities are huge in emerging economies as the technology is still inaccessible in those countries.
Key Topics Covered:
1. Executive Summary
2. Virtual Reality in Healthcare: Introduction
2.1. Virtual Reality Technology
2.2. VR in Healthcare
3. Market Overview
3.1. Market definition
3.2. Recent innovations
3.3. Regulatory framework by geography
3.4. Key buying criteria
3.5. Top market analysis
3.6. End user analysis
3.7. Stakeholder analysis and supply chain management
3.8. Key findings
3.9. Strategic Recommendation
4. Drivers of Virtual Reality in Healthcare
4.1. Demand in healthcare industry
4.2. Technology market boost up
5. Restraints of Virtual Reality in Healthcare
5.1. Expensive hardware
5.2. Awareness about technology
6. Opportunities of Virtual Reality in Healthcare
6.1. R&D investment
7. Challenges of Virtual Reality in Healthcare
7.1. Low awareness levels
7.2. Phobia of new technology for treatment of major diseases
9. Competitive Landscape
9.1. Key Service Provider
9.2. Key Strategies
9.3. Market Growth and Shares
9.4. Market Forecast
10. Geography Analysis
11. Company Profiling
11.1. Artificial Life Inc.
11.2. Aruba Networks
11.3. CAE healthcare
11.5. Simulab Corp
11.6. Laster technologies
11.7. Immersion Corporation
11.11. Vuxix Corp.
11.12. Worldciz LLC
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