It’s been truly amazing to see how video game technology has progressed over the years. We’ve definitely come a far way from coin-operated machines in arcades and crude 16-bit graphics! The fairly recent arrival of virtual reality has ushered in a whole new wave of video game experiences, and you can try it out for… Read more » about Virtual Reality CDA In Idaho Is A Virtual Reality Arcade That Will Take You To A Whole Other Dimension
Forbes article from Sol Rogers of Consumer Tech. The coronavirus outbreak has put everyone on a hygiene alert. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has outlined basic protective measures: Wash hands frequently, maintain social distancing, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth, and practice good respiratory hygiene. But what are the best practices if you are sharing immersive… Read more » about How To Practice ‘Safe Techs’: Practical Virtual & Augmented Reality Hygiene Advice
High school students preparing to take the next step into the real world got some help finding their desired career pathway Wednesday with a new tool that’ll bring the real world to them through their smartphones. Workforce WindsorEssex debuted four new virtual reality tours that take viewers into the workplace providing an excellent sense of… Read more » about Virtual reality workplace videos let students experience potential careers onsite
Retail today looks completely different than it did five years ago, and five years from now it will look completely different than it does today. Technology is advancing at a pace that requires retailers to not just keep pace with these changes, but stay ahead of the adoption curve in order to remain competitive and… Read more » about Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality And Retailers
While Virtual Reality (VR) is most commonly associated with gaming, video entertainment and retail, there is a much more significant and deeper impact that this advanced technology is making, and that is in the healthcare industry. In recent years, there are positive outcomes that are being reported by the use of VR on the lives… Read more » about How Virtual Reality (VR) Is Impacting the Healthcare Industry
Only about 20% of Americans get the recommended amount of exercise a week, according to the Centers for Disease Control, but researchers say there’s a tool on the market that has the potential to change that. According to industry experts, 2019 was the biggest year yet for virtual reality headset sales and many of the virtual reality… Read more » about Could Virtual Reality Be the Future of Fitness?
It’s usually the youth that is associated with cutting-edge technology, but we’re seeing an unlikely group of early adopters emerge—the elderly. Virtual Reality (VR) is being used to better the lives of senior citizens all over the world by reducing loneliness, improving their mental health and transporting them to far-flung places without needing to leave… Read more » about How Virtual Reality Is Benefiting Seniors
The VR goggles aren’t props for a film, however. They have been specifically made for these dairy cows, so as to improve their conditions and enable them to relax into producing more milk. Many different industries around the world are turning more and more toward computerization to improve working conditions, so why not the farming… Read more » about Cows on Russian Farm Get Fitted with VR Goggles to Increase Milk Production
Forbes Article by Sol Rogers, Contributor to Consumer Tech Nonny de la Peña, named the ‘Godmother of Virtual Reality’, helped invent virtual journalism. With early pieces like Hunger in Los Angeles and Gone Gitmo, Nonny shone a light on the potential of immersive media to change journalism. Talking to VFX Voice, Nonny said, “As journalists,… Read more » about Is Immersive Technology The Future Of Journalism?
Placing a pilot in the cockpit of an F-14 in the middle of a combat mission is about as difficult as it sounds – even when you’re just replicating the experience in a training facility. Yet we’ve had some version of flight simulators for decades, and as the technology behind them has grown increasingly… Read more » about VR’s creative potential requires creative controllers