Virtual Reality and Wind Energy: A Powerful Combination

  I will never forget my first experience with virtual reality (VR). It all started on a pier in the ocean, almost being able to feel the wind blowing through my hair...

Birdly Virtual Reality System Created To Allow You To Virtually Fly

  First unveiled back in 2014 Swiss artist and inventor Max Rheiner has been developing his Birdly virtual reality system that has been designed to provide users with the immersion and...

The virtual Underground

Andreas Cambitsis, Cyest Analytics Mines are no strangers to technology. Consider the canary: an early warning system against lethal and odourless gas leaks. The art of digging resources out of the dirt...

Virtual reality can save killer whales — and SeaWorld

  Talk about new technology making a splash. This eye-opening idea – replacing live SeaWorld shows with virtual ones – was one of hundreds offered via a crowd-sourced brainstorm session my company...

What VR means for the future of storytelling

As The New York Times brings new attention to VR, immersive journalism could drive not only changes in the media industry, but mainstream adoption of the technology. By the end of the...

Tufts Medical Center Is Bringing Virtual Reality to Patient Care

  Patients will be able to get a 360-degree preview before a medical procedure. Tufts Medical Center photo provided to Boston Magazine Patients often suffer a great deal of anxiety in the moments leading...

Virtual-Reality Lab Explores New Kinds of Immersive Learning

  College Park, Md. — Standing in a virtual-reality lab at the University of Maryland here, Ramani Duraiswami passed around a standard pair of headphones. Music played over them — but to the wearer,...

Virtual reality to transform future workplaces

  Virtual reality is set to transform future workplaces by becoming the preferred method of communication, training, socialization and collaboration due to its ability to deliver immersive experiences in these areas,...
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Will v-commerce replace e-commerce?

  More than a third of consumers say they would shop for more products online if they were able to try them virtually using headsets, and 63 percent say they expect virtual...

Using Virtual Reality To Shine A Light On Real World Problems

  At a market research conference last year, I subjected myself to a demo of the Oculus Rift, a headset that, in combination with virtual reality movies and games, enables its wearer...
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