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Virtual reality in medical studies

Learning environments based on virtual reality are increasingly changing education and training in the healthcare sector. The article highlights the areas of application and opportunities of this new method in medical studies.

Self-Sovereign Identities

Self-sovereign identity describes a paradigm for designing data-sovereign, digital identity management systems with the aid of cryptographic building blocks.

Augmented reality (AR) in e-commerce: The use of AR in online shopping

Augmented reality will have a significant impact on the way we shop in the future; from virtual kitchen furnishings, to trying on virtual clothes, to buying advice through holograms in our living room.

Gamification and digital participation: new impetus for democracy

The internet opens up new potential for political participation – but many citizens do not take advantage of these opportunities. Gamification and serious games can encourage participation through playful incentives.