Lifelike wobble thanks to new software
The cartoon characters so loved by young and old audiences alike are becoming increasingly lifelike. In order for them to look realistic, animators invest a lot of time in making a fat belly wobble as naturally ...
VR team presents infinite walking in virtual environments (w/ video)
Researchers pushing boundaries of virtual reality
UT Dallas researchers are extending the borders of virtual reality, going beyond virtual spaces in which people can see and hear each other to an environment that adds the sense of touch.
Virtual women reveal more skin, regardless of body proportions
In the virtual world of Second Life, female avatars expose substantially more skin than males, independent of their virtual body proportions, according to research published December 26 in the open access journal PLOS ON ...
Who needs magic carpet? TMU has virtual body chair (w/ video)
Estonian robots boost global online clothing market
Fashion fans have one more reason to swap brick-and-mortar shops for online retailers: a company in tech-savvy Estonia has come up with a way to let you try on new clothes on your own computer.
Talk to the virtual hands
Body language of both speaker and listener affects success in virtual reality communication game.
Virtually feeling fat
Greasy food and a lack of exercise aren't the only things that can make you feel fat -- now you can add virtual reality and being poked by a stick to the list.
New research: What does your avatar say about you?
Old or young, beautiful or sinister - the choices are endless when designing an avatar or a virtual alter ego. In the end, do people choose one that is really different from themselves? Usually not, according to new Concordia ...
Virtual reality illusions: the medical and scientific benefits (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Is it possible to have the illusion that your body has changed radically, or that a different body is your body?
Embodied Cognition: Using Movement to Understand the Mind
(PhysOrg.com) -- Psychology professors look at movement to study communication and cognition.