How to be immersed in a sphere

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What it Feels Like to Roll Through a Virtual World in the Virtusphere

During a recent virtual reality hackathon at OCVR, I was able to try out a crazy contraption called the Virtusphere—essentially a giant acrylic human hamster ball that lets the user feel like they are walking through a virtual world. It was an intense and exciting experience that I will never forget. When it comes to virtual reality, the whole idea is to initiate the feeling of Presence, the feeling of actually stepping deep inside a virtual world. When mismatches happen between what your brain expects and what it actually feels the feeling of Presense can be broken. This leaves behind a sense of disappointment along with being disassociated from the VR landscape. ….[READ]

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