32 min ago
Watch This Irish Woman Freak Out While "Riding" A Virtual Roller Coaster
We've already ascertained that the Oculus Rift is pretty awesome. The virtual reality headset has transported a grandmother to the Tuscan countryside in one demo while another has given people a taste of the French Revolution .
4 hrs ago
The future of virtual reality
Now you can with the next level of 3D technology - which defies gravity and lets you come squeamishly close to death Ever wondered what it would be like to tightrope walk above the city, dissect a human heart, and jump out of a plane at 10,000 feet - all in one afternoon? These are just some of the experiences on offer in a basement in east London, ... (more)
Thu May 23, 2013
Waterhouse avatar may greet punters
Tom Waterhouse, a controversial figure on TV during NRL matches, could extend his screen presence in the family home to the online sphere - in virtual form at least.
Wed May 22, 2013
Cybercast News Service
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has awarded $287,967 to a study that will develop a virtual woman who will agree to some sexual activities and refuse others requested by "intoxicated" men.
Ford shows off its 3D Cave automatic virtual environment
AUTOMAKER Ford has let us poke around its 3D Cave automatic virtual environment , a simulated cavern where vehicles are designed and tested digitally to increase manufacturing efficiency while reducing the costs of building physical prototypes.
Tue May 21, 2013
Former Valve staffers unveil CastAR
The Technical Illusions CastAR system combines projectors, a camera, shutter glasses and more to create an immersive augmented reality system.
Sat May 18, 2013
Google Maps-driven Map Dive 3D-tracking hands-on
This week the folks at the development studio known as Instrument have brought a virtual reality demonstration to Google I/O 2013, complete with a multi-display drop from the upper atmosphere down toward the earth in freefall.
Fri May 17, 2013
Movie review: The Thirteenth Floor
A pair of scientists have created a virtual reality 1930's Los Angeles that is so realistic the characters don't realize they are not real.
New innovations in the 3D printing industry
Regardless, the new technology offers some very interesting and fascinating possibilities.
Thu May 16, 2013
Valve's wearable computing ace discusses the challenges facing VR
Following on his talk on virtual reality delivered at this year's Game Developers Conference, Michael Abrash has written up a new blog post on some of the technical challenges in getting hardware like the Oculus Rift to feel "real" to the human brain.
Tue May 14, 2013
Mobile Apps Make Field Trips More Interactive
As districts cope with tightening budgets and testing schedules, field trips often fall by the wayside.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Rancho Cucamonga senior living facility to hold dementia simulation event for public
The Atria Del Rey Senior Living facility will be holding the Dementia Virtual Reality Tour on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The free event is open for the public to experience simulated dementia and senior challenges, and the obstacles of aging.
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Virtual Guillotine Simulators - New Videogame from Oculus Rift Will...
Virtual reality company Oculus Rift has created a game that is unlike any other: a guillotine simulator.
Mon May 13, 2013
ETC Simulation Contracted to Update ADMS Training Center for Korean National Fire Service Academy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., USA, May 9, 2013 - Environmental Tectonics Corporation's Simulation Division, located in Orlando, Fla., has been contracted by the Korean National Fire Service Academy to extend their Maintenance Plan for their Advanced Disaster Management Simulator .
Simulator-based robotic sx curriculum hones skills
A simulator-based curriculum incorporating fundamental skills of robotic surgery is feasible and improves effectiveness in basic robotic surgery skills, according to a study published in the April issue of Urology .
Sun May 12, 2013
Half-Life 2 Gets Official Support for Oculus Rift
Oculus Rift announced that Valve is now officially supporting the virtual reality headset for Half-Life 2 and has also added support for SteamPipe.
Can bonding with your virtual self alter your perceptions?
If you create and modify your own virtual reality avatars, could what happens to these alter egos influence how you perceive virtual environments? Penn State researchers found this question relevant to designing more realistic and immersive virtual reality exercises and games.
Sat May 11, 2013
Simulation Technician NewYork-Presbyterian Hosp...
High-Tech Medical Education Saves Lives: You Can Make It Possible Simulation environments allow clinicians to practice their skills, increase their knowledge and improve their professional judgment.
Fri May 10, 2013
Premium Online Content Added to the ARTHRO Mentor Training Curriculum
After performing various hardware and software upgrades to the ARTHRO Mentor, Simbionix is now pleased to announce the addition of a comprehensive training curriculum designed for orthopedic and sports medicine programs.
CDC Wants Trainees to 'Temporarily Forget' Exercises Aren't Real
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention deploys staff members to some of the most stressful and dangerous environments on earth and the agency wants to make sure they have the emotional wherewithal to handle that pressure.