Artist Mark Farid To Spend 28-Days In Virtual Reality As technology continues to become more a part of our daily life the debate over how much of this embrace of technology is right is an on going one. Now, as … Continue reading Isolation experiment
Eye tracking is coming to VR sooner than you think. What now? Joakim Karlén handed me the headset, such as it was. It was a reference design only; the hard plastic box lacked a headstrap, and had a utilitarian form … Continue reading The power of non-verbal cues
Virtual reality helping older ‘explorers’ connect and share memories When Zofia Joshi comes into a room these days, she’s on six legs. Four of those are attached to a walking frame she’s increasingly relied on since the onset of Parkinson’s … Continue reading Technology explorers
How to solve virtual reality’s human perception problem Virtual reality isn’t confined to the entertainment world. There has also been an uptake of VR in more practical fields – it’s been used to piece together parts of a car engine, … Continue reading Noisy VR
Enter the Holodeck Jaron Lanier’s book “Dawn of the New Everything” and Jeremy Bailenson’s “Experience on Demand” discuss the history and present cutting edge of virtual reality technology, framing it as a potentially useful if not transformative tool for enlarging … Continue reading Will VR be used only for good?
The best VR and AR from Sundance 2018, from haptic gloves to alien abduction The Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier experimental section featured its first virtual reality experience in 2012, and with every festival, its projects have grown longer and … Continue reading Experience touch
The World Needs More Scientists: How We Can Train Millions in Virtual Labs California wild fires, melting arctic ice caps, and record setting temperatures suggest our climate is dramatically changing with potentially catastrophic outcomes for our species. Add to that … Continue reading Virtual science laboratory