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11 min ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Vortex VR Launches Mobile VR Solution at PAX Prime 2014

Vortex VR, Inc., an emergent leader in virtual reality technology, today announced the launch of VRTX I, a lightweight VR Mobile phone case and Head Mounted Display device with a 100A field of view, tailor-made for the new LG G3 Quad HD smartphone.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, 3D Systems, Headphones, Inventions

11 min ago | MilkandCookies

Can a Search Dog Find Meat Hidden in a Deep Lake?

Search dog, Fern, is going to test out her senses to see if she can find a canister filled with pork meat in the middle of a lake, under 7 meters of water and mud.

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4 hrs ago | Towleroad

Check Out These Elders' Awestruck Reaction to Experiencing Virtual Reality For the First Time: VIDEO

With practical and convincing virtual reality devices having emerged on the scene in just the past couple of years, the whole concept of VR continues to awe even the youngest and most tech-savvy among us.

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4 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

Elders React to the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset

On the latest episode of Elders React , Benny and Rafi Fine of The Fine Brothers film senior citizens' reactions to new technology as they try out the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.

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9 hrs ago | Eurogamer

Video: Is the world ready for virtual reality?

Here at Eurogamer we're as fascinated by the possibilities of virtual reality headsets as anybody - look out for Digital Foundry's impressions of the Oculus Rift DK2 very soon - but the burning question remains: is the general public ready to embrace this intense, weird-looking and potentially vomit-inducing new technology? Gav Murphy volunteered ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | IGN

Take An Augmented Roller Coast Ride With The Oculus Rift

Researchers have created a way to experience an Oculus Rift virtual reality ride on a real roller coaster, synchronized to the real track.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Los Angeles Times

'The Congress' envisions a future dystopian virtual reality

In "The Congress," an ambitiously trippy and compulsively watchable dystopian saga from Israeli writer-director Ari Folman adapting a novel by Polish sci-fi author Stanislaw Lem, Robin Wright gamely and effectively plays a version of herself.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Waltz With Bashir, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Movies, Entertainment

GlobeNewswire

3D Systems Completes Acquisition of Simbionix

The combination of Simbionix's leading 3D surgical simulation and training tools with 3DS' clinical capabilities in planning and instrumenting for complex personalized surgical procedures, 3D printed implants and patient-specific medical devices, accelerates the creation of a personalized healthcare platform that extends from the training room to ... (more)

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Examiner.com

'Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment' review: Sheep in wolf's clothing

Sword Art Online : Hollow Fragment is ingenious. Based off the popular Sword Art Online anime , where players trapped inside a virtual reality massively multiplayer online role-playing game must struggle to survive -- because if they die in the game, they die in real life -- Hollow Fragment is a simple experience masked in an intricate format.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Science / Technology, PSP, Video Games

Technabob.com

Diplopia Virtual Reality Game Helps Alleviate the Effects of Lazy Eye

James Blaha has amblyopia or lazy eye, a condition wherein the nerves that connect one of the eyes to the brain do not develop.

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Almanac

3-D "virtual reality" coming to Woodside classroooms

Monitor of zSpace 3D learning system during a demo held at Woodside Elementary School on Aug. 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, San Mateo County, CA, Woodside, CA, Education Etc.

Almanac

3-D "virtual reality" coming to Woodside classroooms

Woodside Middle School Principal Steve Frank, front left, and eighth-grade science Teacher Lisa White, right, experiment with 3D learning on a zSpace system at the school on Aug. 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, San Mateo County, CA, Woodside, CA, Education Etc.

SlashGear.com

Leap Motion wants you to go completely hands-off with VR

Virtual Reality is a dizzying mix of pure awesome and comforting familiarity. Though you're existing in a completely digital environment, something on the outside always keeps you tethered to reality, typically a controller.

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GigaOM

It just got super easy to integrate Leap Motion with Oculus Rift

Leap Motion released a plastic clip today that allows the motion-control devices to snap to the front of Oculus Rift headsets.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Science / Technology, Computers, PC

BBC News

Scots involvement in new VR device

A Scottish company is involved in the creation of a virtual reality device to compete with products such as Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Fsf.org

License:Oculus VR Rift SDK License

Oculus VR, Inc. Software Development Kit License Agreement Copyright © 2014 Oculus VR, Inc. All rights reserved.

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CNET News.com

Tomorrow Daily 043: Time traveling with VR, smart cruise ships, and the Telephoto MegaFon

On today's show, we discuss using virtual reality as an illusion of time travel, check out Royal Carribbean's new "smartship," and ask why Fuji Xerox's new megaphone needs a sniper scope.

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Forbes.com

PTCVoice: Could Virtual Reality Be The Next Big Thing In Education?

PTC enables manufacturers to achieve sustained product and service advantage. The company's technology solutions transform the way products are created and serviced across the entire product lifecycle - from conception and design to sourcing and service.

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Related Topix: Parametric Technology, Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing and Engineering, Software, Science / Technology, Dance, The Matrix, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Psychology Today

Diagnosing Dementia by Getting Lost in Virtual Worlds

Virtual Reality has been used as a tool for mental health treatment for decades.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, UC San Diego

Washington Technology

Raydon Corp. wins orders worth $99.4M to provide training simulation systems to Army

Raydon Corp. has won two orders with the General Services Administration totaling $99.4 million to provide the Army National Guard with training suites.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Science / Technology

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