#Virtual Reality

The Future of Architecture Is in Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)

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Only 10 years ago, taking a virtual tour of a building only happened in science-fiction movies. But with the rise of technology, that is now not only possible but becoming a practice in the design-based industries. You might have heard about Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)...

What do you get when you cross a drone with a HoloLens – XRay Vision.

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A team of engineers from Austria want to change the way we interface with drones. The team from the Graz University of Technology have combined a drone with Microsoft's augmented reality HoloLens to transform them from complicated to control hovering robots into remote cameras that even an untrained...

Virtual Reality used to restage 1839 photography show

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Renowned British artist Mat Collishaw is planning to recreate the first photography exhibition, held in 1839 by William Henry Fox Talbot, at Somerset House in an entirely virtual reality space. Pitched as giving visitors the ability to go back in time to the dawn of photography - Thresholds...

First permanent “Virtual Reality” Science Museum Experience Opens

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From March 24th, visitors to the Science Museum, London, will be able to experience descending from space within a Soyuz capsule. The immersive 12-minute VR presentation is viewed using a Oculus powered Samsung Gear VR headset. The virtual experience offers a 360° 3D view inside the Soyuz capsule...

Thanks to the University of Singapore you might soon feel the (virtual) wind in your hair

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The Virtual Reality industry is booming with mass-market devices now providing realistic visuals and audio for an immersive VR experience. However, a group of engineers from the National University of Singapore believe that a true Virtual Reality experience is not complete unless it involves all of your senses....

Army Medics use VR ‘Chinook’ to help save lives on the battlefield

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The University of Birmingham’s Human Interface Technology (HIT) team has designed new simulator of a Chinook helicopter. The simulation brings together virtual reality and an inflatable training enclosure to help train the UK Armed Forces’ Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT). Your browser does not support the video tag....