MindMaze in Cnet! “How virtual reality could soon help stroke victims recover”

How virtual reality could soon help stroke victims recover

A $100 million investment in a Swiss startup highlights how VR offers more than just fun and games.

Doctors could soon start prescribing an unusual solution to help stroke victims in the US: virtual reality goggles.

That’s the hope of Switzerland-based MindMaze, which on Wednesday got a $100 million investment to bring its blend of virtual reality hardware and neuroscience to market. The four-year-old startup’s technology has already won approval from regulators in Europe, where its applications for brain injury victims showcase what could soon be possible in the United States.

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