Applications of Virtual Reality GIS in Personal, Public and Environmental Health

From VR Medicine News-A new review of virtual and augmented reality geospatial information software (GIS) offers a look into recent advances in tackling public and environmental health problems. The use of this technology has improved user experiences from urban planning and emergency training to immersive games such as Pokémon Go. The review also discusses important technical features and issues underlying these solutions.

Kamel Boulos MN, Lu Z, Guerrero P, Jennett C, Steed A. From urban planning and emergency training to Pokémon Go: applications of virtual reality GIS (VRGIS) and augmented reality GIS (ARGIS) in personal, public and environmental health. Int J Health Geogr. 2017;16:1-11.