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2 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Off with your head: Comic-Con stars virtual-reality thrills

This year, the star of San Diego Comic-Con wasn't a new TV show or movie. It was virtual reality , brought to you by Oculus VR.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Children TV, X-Men, Entertainment, Television

7 hrs ago | Waikato Times

Virtual reality moa taking shape

The towering bird crosses Rotary Park, carelessly bowling through a triceratops, stands still under a tree dotted with pigeons, stares down at us for a while, then lopes off again.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, New Zealand, World News,

8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

BSkyB Doubles Down on Virtual Reality Cinema Tech

Monday said it has invested a further $400,000 into Jaunt, a one-year-old U.S. technology firm developing 360-degree virtual-reality cinema.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Startups, Facebook

10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Global Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality (Accelerometer, Gyroscope, ...

Major companies in the augmented reality and virtual reality market are Total Immersion , Qualcomm Inc. , Metaio GmbH , Oculus VR, Inc. , Vuzix Corporation , and Eon Reality, Inc. .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Total Immersion, Techno, Eon, CPU

14 hrs ago | Financial Times

The Nether, Royal Court Theatre, London

Stanley Townsend has played some sinister types in his time, but this may well be a personal best.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Tech Review

LCD Hacking Trick Could Make Virtual Reality More Real

Donning a pair of virtual reality goggles like the Oculus Rift can instantly transport you into another place.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

From virtual reality to stars, five highlights fro...

Every year, around 130,000 comic book fans and entertainment enthusiasts trek to San Diego's Comic-Con International, where thousands of booths and hundreds of panels are set up by industry outlets to cater to attendees.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, The Hunger Games

SFGate

Oculus Rift lets students take virtual tours of 5 colleges

YouVisit co-founder Endri Tolka uses Oculus Rift to demonstrate one of the company's virtual college tours.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Education Etc.

I4U Future Technology News

Microsoft flashes its 'Halo 2' remake and Atari documentary at Comic-Con

We not relate Halo : The Master Chief Collection and the Atari landfill-dig with the Comic Con but Microsoft still made its appearance at the event.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Movies.com

Comic-Con: The Rage of Ultron, a Pizza Thrower, and More Things You May Have Missed from Day One

It's no secret that there's a lot going on in San Diego right now at Comic-Con International.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Pacific Rim, Science / Technology

PC Magazine

Aug. Digital Issue: Making Virtual Reality, Finally

Technology journalism for the Web is relatively easy. When news breaks, we cover it.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Journalism, Science, Computer Science

Search Engine Journal

Facebook's Daily Active Users Are Up By 19 Percent by @mattsouthern

Facebook just released their Second Quarter 2014 Financial Summary , included in the report are a lot of positive statistics for the social media giant.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Mark Zuckerberg, Science / Technology

Engadget

David Attenborough's next 3D nature doc and new VR experiences are coming soon

The 3D hype may have died down from its peak a few years ago, but Sir David Attenborough is continuing to make use of the technology for his critically acclaimed nature documentaries.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Laughing Squid

'Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot', A Simulation of Piloting a Giant...

PACIFIC RIM: JAEGER PILOT is the next evolution of the thrilling universe Legendary is creating with director Guillermo del Toro.

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Related Topix: Pacific Rim, Science / Technology

The Daily Caller

Lockheed Is Finally Getting The F-35's Amazing New Helmet

The F-35 Gen III Helmet Mounted Display System built by Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems International combines infrared, night-vision, augmented and virtual reality to let pilots see more than ever before - including right down through the plane itself.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US News, Conservative Political News

Technabob.com

Cyberith Virtualizer VR Treadmill Virtually Funded on Kickstarter

Late last year we talked about the Cyberith Virtualizer , an omnidirectional treadmill and motion sensor for use with virtual reality devices like the Oculus Rift.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Ars Technica

Doom co-creator John Romero skeptical of virtual reality "fad"

Id software cofounder John Carmack has probably been virtual reality's biggest booster in the wider game industry, championing the Oculus Rift long before he officially joined Oculus as chief technology officer last year .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, id Software, Bethesda Softworks, Doom, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox

Boy Genius

Samsung's virtual reality headset apps leak

Samsung is very much interested in selling smartphone users a Gear VR virtual reality headset in the future, and SamMobile has already obtained access to unreleased Gear VR apps that will be available to Galaxy device owners in the future.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cameras

ComputerWorld

UNSW researchers see future for Oculus Rift in engineering

Virtual reality could soon be a practical tool for engineers with the availability of inexpensive VR equipment like Oculus Rift and free open-source design software, according to a researcher at the University of New South Wales.

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Engadget

'Ulysses' is coming to life thanks to virtual reality

Look, there's nothing to be ashamed of if you've been plowing through James Joyce's Ulysses for the past, oh, decade.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Gadgets

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