News tagged with virtual environment

Sight set on tracking threatened species

Ever wanted to track a rock wallaby in the rugged Australian bush or watch an orangutan swing past you in the wild jungles of Borneo but without the dangers of being there?

dateOct 13, 2015 in Ecology
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Playing a video game using thoughts

The start-up MindMaze has opened up a new dimension in the world of video games: moving with thoughts through a virtual environment or even directly interacting through certain emotions. Introduced earlier this month at the ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Engineering solutions to society's problems

Can engineering help people live better lives? Can it help to preserve our most deeply held values? University of Kentucky researcher Samson Cheung thinks so. He researches how technology can be used to help people in very ...

dateMay 02, 2014 in Engineering
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Making technology more user-friendly

When people think of psychologists, many envision a clinical setting, where the focus is on helping individuals with personal problems and relationships. But what about our problems and relationships with technology? For ...

dateApr 08, 2014 in Other
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