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When virtual reality first debuted, most people imagined it would serve as a creative means of presenting vivid video game environments. Few would have thought the technology would be used to expand knowledge and skills, especially in challenging professional fields. Yet this is exactly how virtual reality has evolved....
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If you've got what it takes to mow down mobs of enemies while under heavy amounts of fire, the Space Pirate Trainer is for you. Now, remember, this game is a training simulation for a position that doesn't exist so just think of it as a future investment. We'll...
Oslo-based researchers are using Microsoft’s HoloLens to transform two-dimensional medical images into three-dimensional models. This augmented reality technology is proving quite helpful in the planning of surgeries and navigating through patient organs in the midst of a surgical procedure. The Oslo research team's work combined with efforts of developers...
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At the GDC, we all got to see some incredible games and technology on display but one that piqued my interest has to be the Sprint Vector game. This is offered to us as an Adrenaline Platformer and it definitely seems to fit the bill, but that’s not what...
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Wouldn't it be nice to lose weight without moving a muscle? The creators of Minus Method claim their virtual reality technology can do just that and plenty more. This virtual reality, 3D hypnosis glasses device provides total immersion that ameliorates the quest to shed excess fat and overcome countless...
When the typical person considers whether he will strap a virtual reality headset, a number of different thoughts pass through his mind. Most people consider whether the technology is truly revolutionary. Once they recall the intriguing VR write-ups and videos they've seen, they start to think about who wore...
Those who follow the tech industry have caught wind of an especially interesting Google patent application. Filed on February 24, 2016, this application outlines what has been best described as an “integrated mobile device packaging and VR headset”. It appears as though the brainiacs at Google have figured out...
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Who's the next player in the VR Fitness landscape? Pulse Fitness is the dedicated equipment wing of the overarching Pulse Group. Pulse Fitness has announced it will soon bring a series of immersive virtual reality machines for use in gaming environments to market. This VR fitness equipment was recently...
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Released quietly on 21st December last year, Sairento VR is a first person shooter and sword combat virtual reality game set in futuristic Japan. Sairento VR is not only the indie game developer's first game, but also Singapore's first full action VR game to enter the international market. Fans have...
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People find all sorts of excuses to avoid a workout. Sometimes there is too much snow on the roads to drive to the gym. Maybe there are harsh winds or rain that prevent an outdoor workout. Others complain that working out alone in the same environment over and over...
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GymCraft is dubbed as a provider of “next generation fitness” for good reason. The Malaga, Spain-based company makes software that provides immersive virtual reality environments for exercisers and gamers. GymCraft is situated in the thriving Adalusia Technology Park. This tech-haven was created to advance industry in the Malago portion...
VR fitness has a lot of benefits—convenience, privacy, customization (without the customization price tag), and probably a few I’m forgetting. Its part of an industry that is worth over $24.2 billion, so it’s clear that people want fitness in any and all forms. Those projections are from 2014 and...
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I know, "shots fired" already, but let me explain myself and my opinions. Sparc is made from a state infamous for taking less heard of ideas, proven game mechanics, and trying to make it seem as though they've invented a new game. Georgia has been the birthplace of some...
Phantom limb pain is common for people who have lost arms and legs. They experience pain in parts of their body that are no longer connected, and unfortunately this pain can be debilitating. Now, researchers are developing a method using augmented reality to help patients deal with chronic intractable...
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Start VR has collaborated with Samsung Australia and Chris O’Brien Lifehouse to develop a ground-breaking initiative to supply Samsung virtual reality (VR) technology to help alleviate stress for diagnosed oncology patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. The project showcases the potential for VR to be used as a...
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How do you make America's game better? With VR of course! But this isn't just a typical add on to athletic training. In fact, this could just be the next big thing that changes the game altogether! EON Sports, the worldwide leader in virtual and augmented reality technology for...
With more than 10 million people worldwide living with Parkinson's disease, it's obvious that the disease is a growing concern for the entire world. In fact, incidence of Parkinson's increases with age, but an estimated four percent of people with it are diagnosed before turning 50. Not far behind...
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If you've ever wanted to go up against a real fighter without suffering the physical damage that would cause in an actual fight, the Kunlun is literally the game for you. While it may not be as good as Knockout League, it might be a close second best. What is...

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Can you imagine strapping on a HTC Vive virtual reality headset and heading underwater for a weightless virtual reality experience? It will soon be possible thanks to Stephen Greenwood and Allan Evans. The two virtual reality pioneers have developed a custom virtual reality headset that can be used at...
Magic Leap engineers have allegedly developed an augmented reality device to diagnose and treat color blindness as well as other eye maladies. Though not much is known about this technology beyond the information contained in Magic Leap's filed patent, it appears as though the company's masterminds have developed a...