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Boston Children’s Hospital launch VR experiences to help children understand medical procedures – 10.04.2018

VR experiences help children understand medical procedures

Klick Health have partnered with Boston Children’s Hospital to develop a VR tool that takes child patients on a tour inside their own bodies, to help ease their fear and increase their understanding of medical treatments. 

Read more here. 

*This is a great use of VR, helping children break down medical procedures and jargon in a way which they can understand.*

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 Instagram tests its counterpart to Snapchat’s friend codes

Instagram is preparing to launch a feature called Nametags that lets you create a special image that people can scan with the Instagram Stories camera to follow you.

Read more here.

 * As influencer content is being banished to Snapchat’s Discover feed, this could be a good way to entice them to use Instagram, for optimum visibility.*

 

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Google and Target made a voice coupon for orders placed via Google Assistant

Google offered customers a $15 coupon for Target orders placed on its shopping service Google Express using the voice-activated Google Assistant.

Read more here.

*Considering Google’s competition with Amazon’s Alexa, perhaps this coupon marks an effort on Google’s part to retain its share of the market by encouraging more mainstream adoption of its voice assistant.*

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