The First Mind-Controlled Virtual Reality Game Has Arrived

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Telekinetic Powers Part of the appeal of virtual reality (VR) is the ability to control the digital world using only your hands and simple movements. Startup company Neurable, in collaboration with the Madrid-based company Estudiofuture, is eliminating controllers and hand movements altogether with their first game: Awakening, which aims to show what

The Best Virtual Reality Headsets of 2017

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Virtual Reality Is Here Virtual Reality is a fascinating way to travel using nothing more than the power of technology. With a headset and motion tracking, VR lets you look around a virtual space as if you're actually there. It's also been a promising technology for decades that's never truly caught

Here’s why VR will put movie theaters out of business

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Movie theaters are struggling to stay alive because popcorn costs more than admission, Netflix exists, and no one wants to be surrounded by strangers. The alternative? Virtual reality. Before you start laughing: there’s actually a small team working at the Oculus Story Studio dedicated to developing ideas around virtual reality in movies. Its first big

Oculus updates its Home platform to play nice with Steam purchases

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Oculus may be aiming to become the content power house of virtual reality, but it’s still making efforts to play nice with other ecosystems. In a new update rolling out today for PCs, Oculus has added support for launching off-platform titles, meaning most critically, that gamers will be able to access

Why Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are the same thing

People are already confused about virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), 360-degree video and heads-up displays. It will get worse before it gets better. I hesitate to expose the truth, because the public is already confused about virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), 360-degree video

Omega Ophthalmics is an eye implant platform with the power of continuous AR

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Google and other tech companies have come up with glasses and contact lenses for the purposes of AR, but Omega Ophthalmics is taking a much more invasive approach by using surgically implanted lenses to create a space for augmented reality inside the eye. It sounds wild, but lens implants aren’t a new

A Step Towards Eternal Life: Scientists Find a Way to Reverse Ageing

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Scientists have found a way to stop ageing in human cells. The breakthrough was made by a team from Houston Methodist Research Institute in Texas. In the research, published in the July 31 issue of Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the scientists revealed the results of their study of the cells of children with a fatal genetic

Artificial intelligence now powers all of Facebook’s translation

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The new system is more accurate than the old method.Spend enough time on Facebook, and you’ll likely encounter a post written in a tongue that’s foreign to you. That’s because the social network has two billion users and supports over 45 languages. On Thursday, Facebook announced that all of its

Doctor treating patients with new innovative technology

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EL CENTRO, Calif. - A local doctor from El Centro is helping treat patients who have peripheral artery disease.He is the first doctor in the country to treat patients with this innovative technology called DABRA.His name is Dr. Ansari and he has been practicing in El Centro for over 20

Google VR headset removal tech gets facial expressions support

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Google has detailed an experimental method of bringing facial expressions into virtual reality. It creates a more social experience by letting spectators see the facial expressions and gestures of people wearing a virtual reality headset.The work builds on Google's previous headset removal research announced back in February. The company is

Virtual Reality in Training Slowly Becoming a Reality

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Industries are on different timetables when it comes to uptake of emerging technology. You can have top-notch design and the best trainers possible but the fact remains that most effective learning happens on the job. The ideal situation is to put employees to work right away but minimize the risk of

Virtual Reality: The Ultimate Tourism Sales Tool?

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In fact, I can not think of a better tool to attract new visitors to your destination.People's time and money are extremely limited so they want to know that their next trip will provide everything they expect ... and more. Maybe it's an adventure, or a quality family time, or

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