VR short films trigger happy memories for Alzheimer’s patients

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The Kickstarter-funded The Wayback Project has reached its GPB 35,000 target to produce a series of short films using virtual reality (VR) that could help Alzheimer’s patients remember events from their past. The videos strive to take the viewer back to a familiar time and immerse them fully for a few minutes using VR. The first video is set to transport people back to the Queen's Coronation in 1953, a moment in history that will be prominent for many of that generation. The creators behind the project will recreate scenes from the day in exact detail, including the location, the…

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