Would you let a VIRTUAL spider crawl on your skin? Technology ‘is the key’ to facing phobia – from snakes to dentists and, needles too Not many people enjoy discovering a spider dangling from their bedroom ceiling and some experience … Continue reading Managing your phobia
The death of the smartphone is closer than you think. Here’s what comes next The arrival of the original iPhone back in 2007 heralded a revolution in how we use computing power, transforming it from something that sat on a … Continue reading The evolution of personal technology
For Senior Citizens, the Future of VR Lies in the Past Craig Palmer hasn’t left his Manhattan apartment in four years, but on a recent afternoon, the 78-year-old made a transatlantic voyage—while seated upright in his bed. He visited Stonehenge, … Continue reading BettVR with age
Why I’ll never use virtual reality again I’m going to tell you a secret that I don’t tell anyone. I’m a US veteran of the war in Afghanistan. I was stationed in the Uruzgan province when Taliban militants attacked our … Continue reading Still trapped in the virtual world
Finger devices let users ‘touch’ objects in virtual reality Less than a year ago, augmented reality—digital effects laid on top of the real world as seen through a computer screen—burst into public consciousness with the release of the mobile game … Continue reading Are two fingers enough?
How to Set Up a Room in Your Home Just for VR You arranged your TV room so you can sit around in comfort. Now, prepare your virtual-reality space so you can thrash around without breaking your damn neck. Clear … Continue reading Welcome back, dude!
What’s happening in VR right now: From psychedelic art to combat therapy VR is continuing to be used for extremely varying purposes, such as medical surgery research, dance choreography and nature conservation awareness to name a few. From post-military therapy … Continue reading Gain knowledge