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‘Virtual Reality’ Archives

Sensorcon bridges the gap between virtual and reality

Sensorcon bridges the gap between virtual and reality

Making the connection between the Internet world and the real world could be the next wave in technology, and a small Western New York-based company is hoping to lead the way with its new sensor-based device, the Sensordrone. Mike Wagner, president of Sensorcon, left, and [Read More]

Ikea to roll out 3D augmented reality catalogue for customers

Ikea to roll out 3D augmented reality catalogue for customers

A new Ikea home furniture catalogue is set to feature augmented reality and interactive 3D models that allow consumers to see both the back and front of a product. Printed symbols that use QR code technology will be included in the 2013 catalogue, allowing users who [Read More]

Innovative virtual reality trailer promotes welding careers to teens with cool games

Innovative virtual reality trailer promotes welding careers to teens with cool games

The 53-foot trailer has been on a cross-country tour ever since it was debuted at last November’s FABTECH Expo in Chicago. And just like the IIW, the trailer was created with the goal of promoting welding. Through a partnership with the American Welding Society and [Read More]

Using virtual technology, Audi lets you create your own perfect custom car brochure

Using virtual technology, Audi lets you create your own perfect custom car brochure

If you’re shopping for your dream wheels, but hate poring over brochures, Audi’s got good news: you can now wave and touch to customize your prize ride. The experience starts at the Audi City showroom in London, where you kick off the process by choosing one of [Read More]

Digital corpse gets a virtual 3D autopsy

Digital corpse gets a virtual 3D autopsy

Virtual autopsy is a great way to train more students, conduct medical research or forensic science. Advances in scanning technology, large high resolution image displays, computer graphics and image processing allow us to do minimally invasive autopsies without the [Read More]

EyePlay is a cool kids virtual playground

EyePlay is a cool kids virtual playground

#EyePlay kids #virtual playground was recently installed in WeeZee World The EyePlay gaming platform was chosen to be a highlighted activity at WeeZee World, which is a unique children’s playspace in Chappaqua, New York. The 16,000 square foot sensory environment opened [Read More]

U.S. Army turns to virtual reality to treat post traumatic stress disorder

U.S. Army turns to virtual reality to treat post traumatic stress disorder

Researchers in California have come up with a new way of treating post-traumatic stress disorder in combat veterans – virtual reality. (#USArmy, #virtualreality, #posttraumaticstressdisorder) While it may look like a video game, the digital treatment is no toy. It is part [Read More]

Mayo Clinic rolls out virtual reality program to save teens from distracted driving accidents

Mayo Clinic rolls out virtual reality program to save teens from distracted driving accidents

Distracted driving claims roughly 5,500 lives a year and causes about a half million injuries. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, drivers using hand-held devices are four times more likely to get into a crash serious enough to cause injury. To make a [Read More]

See how #Ford uses #virtualreality to design their cars

See how #Ford uses #virtualreality to design their cars

Years before a #Ford #automobile goes into production, designers can go hands on with the car through virtual reality! They can look and feel all around a car as if they were really in it. This week we got a special tour of Ford’s design laboratory in Deerborn, [Read More]

Got neck pain? Doc looking for volunteers for virtual reality treatment

Got neck pain? Doc looking for volunteers for virtual reality treatment

The University of Queensland (UQ) is seeking volunteers to investigate the effect of a virtual reality device for neck pain. Developer Dr Hilla Sarig-Bahat of the University of Haifa, Israel, will bring the device to the University of Queensland next month (July 2012). She [Read More]

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