Press Release: Cyberarium 2004

January 11, 2004

WHAT: Cyberarium – A Virtual Reality Exhibit “Using Interactive Media in Training and Therapeutic Interventions”
WHEN: Sunday, January 11, 2004
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Westgate Hotel
1055 Second Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
WHY: 9th Annual CyberTherapy 2004 international conference hosted by the non-profit Interactive Media Institute, gathers researchers from 18 countries to demonstrate technological advances in the use of virtual reality to treat medical illness.
HIGHLIGHTS: Visit inter-active exhibits from Canada, Italy, Israel, Spain and the U.S. and experience the latest technology in virtual reality to treat medical conditions. Featuring: video games to remedy phobias, such as fear of flying, claustrophobia and panic disorder; a virtual reality “Snow World” to distract pain during medical treatments; robot baby dolls used for child therapy; a virtual reality world to treat nicotine dependence; a robotic arm to assist individuals with physical disabilities.
COST: Free, but you must register to attend
CONTACT: Interactive Media Institute
Phone: Toll Free 1-866-822-VRMC (8762)