Researchers find brain activity response different for virtual reality versus the real world
Bonding with your virtual self may alter your actual perceptions
When people create and modify their virtual reality avatars, the hardships faced by their alter egos can influence how they perceive virtual environments, according to researchers.
New high-performance cave automatic virtual environment that functions with gesture recognition
The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya BarcelonaTech (UPC) presents a new multi-projector CAVE, designed and built in its entirety by the Virtual Modelling, Visualisation, Interaction and Virtual Reality ...
VR team presents infinite walking in virtual environments (w/ video)
Tokyo smelling-screen demo lets scents go virtual
Virtual reality, goggles and all, attempts return
It's back. The virtual reality headset, the gizmo that was supposed to seamlessly transport wearers to three-dimensional virtual worlds, has made a remarkable return at this year's Game Developers Conference, ...
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
First-of-its-kind forklift simulator could reduce injuries, deaths
Tactus Technologies has developed a first-of-its-kind virtual reality training program for forklift operators, a product that company officials expect will reduce work-related injuries and deaths.
Dimensions of ancient Egypt: Karnak project a cutting-edge approach to antiquity
The Temple of Amun-Ra at Karnak isn't the most famous ancient site in Egypt—that honor goes to the Pyramids at Giza—but newly developed reconstructions using 3-D virtual reality modeling make clear its ...
Mind-controlled exoskeleton to help disabled people walk again
Every year thousands of people in Europe are paralysed by a spinal cord injury. Many are young adults, facing the rest of their lives confined to a wheelchair. Although no medical cure currently exists, in ...
Future science: Using 3D worlds to visualize data
Take a walk through a human brain? Fly over the surface of Mars? Computer scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pushing science fiction closer to reality with a wraparound virtual world ...
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.
Buddhism in second life: Anthropologist studies spirituality in virtual reality
A Kansas State University researcher is studying how religion—particularly Buddhism—fits into new forms of virtual reality.