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VR Therapy: How Rescape Innovation Is Providing Emotional Support for COVID-19 Frontline Workers

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As 5G continues to roll out around the globe, innovations in extended reality (XR) are transforming industries and creating brand new ones. In our ongoing series on XR, we explore how Qualcomm Technologies-powered devices are changing the way the world connects, computes, and communicates. In this installment, we take a look at the powerful work being done by Rescape Innovation, a company that’s using VR to support healthcare professionals battling the pandemic.

 
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As 5G continues to roll out around the globe, innovations in extended reality (XR) are transforming industries and creating brand new ones. In our ongoing series on XR, we explore how Qualcomm Technologies-powered devices are changing the way the world connects, computes, and communicates. In this installment, we take a look at the powerful work being done by Rescape Innovation, a company that’s using VR to support healthcare professionals battling the pandemic.

 

Meet Some Participants in the Qualcomm Small Business Accelerator Program

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This global crisis is having an unprecedented effect on communities and small businesses, and as creators of wireless communication technologies, we know we’re in a unique position to help.

How Wearables Can Keep Us Healthy and Connected Through This Pandemic and Beyond [Podcast]

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The array of use cases for wearables continues to grow, and the pandemic is showing even more ways they can benefit our lives. From staying healthy to caring for loved ones, connectivity on our wrists is stepping up.

New W-GDP Partnership With the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and Qualcomm® Uses Mobile and Online Learning to Bring Entrepreneurship Skills to Over 15,000 Women in Vietnam & Indonesia

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The contract has been awarded through USAID’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative and represents a public-private partnership as it brings together additional funding from Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™, the company’s strategic corporate responsibility program.  The Women Entrepreneurs Amplifying Ventures and Economics (WEAVE) program will leverage Qualcomm-enabled digital technology to support and empower 15,000 women entrepreneurs running small and growing businesses (SGBs) in Vietnam and Indonesia.

Smart Water for Public Health in Mexico

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The only source of drinking water in the Yucatán Peninsula is an aquifer system that’s highly vulnerable to contamination from human activities. Unfortunately, the public’s understanding of water quality in the region and what they can do to prevent water contamination has been limited. Water authorities have been relying on water quality measurements that are labor-intensive and prone to human error, and they haven’t made the results readily available to the public, potentially putting the public’s health at risk.

Thinkabit Lab Reaches New Audiences in 2019

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Our Thinkabit Lab program shows students from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds that they can be part of inventing the wireless world of the future. Learners of all ages explore careers available at Qualcomm and other technology companies. They also engage in fun and unique engineering projects culminating in the design of an IoT themed invention to solve a real-world problem. These activities help students understand where they might fit in the future workforce and how they could use technology to help make the world a better place.

How We're Fighting to Close a 'Homework Gap' That's Now Bigger Than Ever [Podcast]

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The classroom is years beyond pencil and paper. Internet-connected devices are proven to help students learn, but millions lack access at home. 

Qualcomm's Efforts to Erase the Homework Gap

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The global pandemic has forced schools around the globe to move online. But millions of students lack broadband internet and the devices necessary to access their online schoolwork. These students now fall into the homework gap and are unable to continue their education. Qualcomm supports emergency federal funding to help keep all students on track with connectivity and devices.

Cristiano Amon at GSMA Thrive: 5G Is Essential to Building a More Resilient World [Video]

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While we’ve been physically apart over the past few months, connectivity has kept us together in the ways that matter most. From healthcare and education to work and socializing, people across the globe are realizing the true potential for fast, secure, and reliable connectivity.

Transforming Telemedicine With XR [Podcast]

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How we do almost everything is changing. The global pandemic is forcing us to reassess the way we work, learn, play, and care for ourselves, among other things. And increasingly, we’re looking to technology for solutions. Innovative technologies like XR, which were once considered “nice to haves,” are now being thrust into the spotlight. Luckily, companies like AppliedVR, a leading provider of therapeutic VR, are ready.

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