VR team presents infinite walking in virtual environments (w/ video)
Brainput system takes some brain strain off multi-taskers
Nvidia shows off Kal-El -- new quad-core processing chip
Researchers bring noise to virtual worlds
(PhysOrg.com) -- Computer scientists have developed a method to synthesize the sounds of cymbals, falling garbage cans and lids, and plastic water-cooler bottles and recycling bins.
When virtual reality feels real (w/Video)
Despite advances in computer graphics, few people would think virtual characters or objects are real. Yet placed in a virtual reality environment most people will interact with them as if they are really there. ...
'Mind-reading' experiment highlights how brain records memories
It may be possible to "read" a person's memories just by looking at brain activity, according to research carried out by Wellcome Trust scientists. In a study published today in the journal Current Biology, they show that o ...
Researchers find brain activity response different for virtual reality versus the real world
Research uses muscle activity to move virtual objects (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —Today's smartphones and computers offer gestural interfaces where information arrives at users' fingertips with a swipe of a hand. Still, researchers have found that most technology falls short in making people ...
Apple granted patent on new augmented reality technology
Virtual reality 'beaming' technology transforms human-animal interaction
Using cutting-edge virtual reality technology, researchers have 'beamed' a person into a rat facility allowing the rat and human to interact with each other on the same scale.
Computer viruses could take a lesson from showy peacocks
(Phys.org)—Computer viruses are constantly replicating throughout computer networks and wreaking havoc. But what if they had to find mates in order to reproduce?
Talk to the virtual hands
Body language of both speaker and listener affects success in virtual reality communication game.
When the playroom is the computer
For all the work that's gone into developing educational media, even the most stimulating TV shows and video games leave kids stationary. Researchers at the MIT Media Laboratory are hoping to change that with ...
Virtual humans appear to influence ethical decisions in gender-specific ways
(PhysOrg.com) -- Virtual humans are increasingly taking on roles that were once reserved for real humans. A study by researchers at the Indiana University School of Informatics at Indiana University-Purdue ...