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.