This Augmented Reality Helmet Helps Firefighters See Through Smoke to Save Lives Sam Cossman was hit by a big idea next to a lava lake. With his sight obscured by fumes and vapors, he couldn’t be confident of his next … Continue reading The difference between life and death
8 Cutting Edge Virtual Reality Job Opportunities It’s now a well-known fact that Virtual Reality is the technology of the future. With bright prospects, and estimated industry finance revenue growths projected to touch the right side of $120 billion in … Continue reading Job searching
Virtual reality gets smelly thanks to Japanese startup The smell of freshly baked cookies or cut grass can elicit strong memories. A Japanese startup is using that insight to try to make virtual reality an even more immersive experience.Tokyo based … Continue reading Selling smells
New Virtual World Sansar Is Ready to Pick Up Where Second Life Left Off In May 2006, Bloomberg’s Businessweek ran a cover story detailing the business empire of real estate millionaire Anshe Chung. What caught the world’s attention, however, is … Continue reading The democracy of Sansar
On the couch? Your therapist may soon be replaced by a robopsychiatrist Ellie, an AI therapist who thrives deep in the hearts of University of Southern California’s (USC) computers, can treat people with depression and veterans suffering post-traumatic stress disorder. … Continue reading Can robots replace psychiatrists?
Virtual Reality Is a Disappointment? Not in the World of Video Gamers Before the end of this year, people will be able to play the popular open-world action game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in virtual reality. They will also … Continue reading The appetite of gamers
CEO Sleepout criticised as ‘dystopian’ for homeless simulation with VR headsets A Sydney fundraising event for the homeless has been labelled “dystopian” after it asked CEOs to don virtual reality headsets to “get a glimpse” of life on the streets. … Continue reading Being homeless