YI EXCLUSIVE | Virtual Reality: Experience Your Boat Before It Floats

YI EXCLUSIVE | Virtual Reality: Experience Your Boat Before It Floats

Dominator, Vripack and YPI Group all say that because photo-realistic 3-D CAD drawings are the basis for what viewers see, the virtual-reality systems can be used by anyone—designers, naval architects, even yacht chefs who want to experience the way galley cabinets will be positioned before that part of a yacht goes into build.

Auto Show Shows Off VR Technology

Auto Show Shows Off VR Technology

“We thought we’d take an ambitious creative move, give everyone a VR headset, and allow them to experience that kind of exhilaration of the GT 500,” Alistair Wilson, Managing Director of Imagine, told Detroit’s Local 4 News . Another attraction placed visitors inside a Ford car on a track within the Cobo center.

Magic Leap brings mixed reality to the catwalk for London Fashion Week

Magic Leap brings mixed reality to the catwalk for London Fashion Week

A few metres away a woman has on a pair of Magic Leap's One mixed reality goggles, but she's not looking at the model and the clothes he's wearing.

Walmart is putting trailers full of VR technology in its parking lots

Walmart is putting trailers full of VR technology in its parking lots

Walmart over the next few weeks will be bringing 50-foot tractor-trailers to the parking lots of some of its stores to let customers experience DreamWorks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon" using virtual reality technology.

A virtual reality 'Doctor Who' film is coming to a headset near you

A virtual reality 'Doctor Who' film is coming to a headset near you

The BBC announced it is releasing an animated virtual reality Doctor Who film in 2019, that will allow viewers to tag along with The Doctor as she travels around in the TARDIS on a mission to save someone from something.

Games data and market research » Extended Reality Will Save Enterprise $13.5 Billion In Training Costs

Games data and market research » Extended Reality Will Save Enterprise $13.5 Billion In Training Costs

According to SuperData, enterprises that adopt XR training technology will save $13.5 billion that would otherwise have been spent on traditional training that includes instructors, dedicated learning spaces and traveling to remote facilities.

Study Finds VR to be a Highly Effective Teaching Tool (Presented at IMSH 2019)

Study Finds VR to be a Highly Effective Teaching Tool (Presented at IMSH 2019)

Key Findings Faculty that took the VR training overwhelmingly felt it was a valuable and effective teaching tool. A large portion of faculty felt they should invest in VR technology at their institution.

University Study Explores the Efficiency of Virtual Reality as Educational Tool

University Study Explores the Efficiency of Virtual Reality as Educational Tool

Lead author Jack Madden, doctoral candidate in astronomy, explained these results: “The similarity in learning outcome is particularly interesting, given that the VR participants had to learn how to use new technology at the same time they were learning the moon phases.” So, an interesting question, one that Madden also poses, is “What would the outcome have been if they’d already been familiar with using VR to learn?” 78% of the students preferred the learning method that uses VR.

Eido Inoue tells us everything we need to know about HADO and location based augmented reality

Eido Inoue tells us everything we need to know about HADO and location based augmented reality

Locations where you can play HADO (Image by Meleap) Spectators watching live don’t watch through an HMD or phone; there are giant projection monitors above the arena as well as monitors throughout the arena where they can see the virtual energy balls and shields and overlays for player stats and scores.

Robots and virtual reality are the future of sex

Robots and virtual reality are the future of sex

Sexuality and stigma A digisexual is someone who sees immersive technologies such as sex robots and virtual reality pornography as integral to their sexual experience, and who feels no need to search for physical intimacy with human partners.

Crypto Support in Samsung Galaxy S10 Could Fall Flat

Crypto Support in Samsung Galaxy S10 Could Fall Flat

"Before the breaches, [a cryptocurrency wallet] could have been the killer app for the Samsung Galaxy line," Enderle said.

Innovega’s eMacula Eyewear System Solves One of Industry’s Biggest Issues

Innovega’s eMacula Eyewear System Solves One of Industry’s Biggest Issues

Innovega, one of leaders in developing visual technology, came out with a high-tech solution to relieve eyes of having to focus too hardly. Innovega devised its eMacula Eyewear System lens technology that works by essentially extending the range of the Field of View, thereby relieving eyes of having to do extra work.

IMAX Ditched VR—but Big Theaters Are Buying In

IMAX Ditched VR—but Big Theaters Are Buying In

IMAX opened seven VR centers in movie theaters around the globe, each of which hosted a rotating selection of games, social experiences, and short narrative pieces.

Facebook Acquires Visual Shopping Startup to Bolster AI Work

Facebook Acquires Visual Shopping Startup to Bolster AI Work

SHARE THIS ARTICLE Share Tweet Post Email Email Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Facebook Inc. said it acquired visual shopping and artificial intelligence startup GrokStyle Inc. in a move to bolster the social-media company’s own AI work.

Let Your Data Do the Forecasting

Let Your Data Do the Forecasting

Instead, they may choose to outsource their data science needs, and have automation tools created that can help enhance and fine-tune their forecasting strategies. You also need to forecast based on the potential of what could have happened, and data science and machine learning (automation tools) can help with that.

British Army Runs Pilot Virtual Reality in land Program for Combat Simulations

British Army Runs Pilot Virtual Reality in land Program for Combat Simulations

Funded through British Defence Innovation Fund, the pilot VR software is developed by Bohemia Interactive Simulations and goes by the name of Virtual Reality in land Training. It is a pilot program, designed to gather useful data for further Virtual Reality military application.

Exploring How Virtual Reality Is Changing Health Care

Exploring How Virtual Reality Is Changing Health Care

Stroke patients who need to relearn how to use their limbs in recovery could work with a virtual therapist to help guide their movements and “slow down the speed of the world,” Greenleaf notes, allowing them to practice physical gestures at half-speed.

Apple to Raise Barrier Against VR, AR Websites

Apple to Raise Barrier Against VR, AR Websites

"It means they're going to have a smaller audience, because their app doesn't work out of the box anymore." From Sensor to Tracker Apple's decision to rein in access to location data on its phones may have been influenced by results of a study researchers at North Carolina State University, Princeton, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northeastern University released in September.

No VRLA Conference Planned For 2019

With VRLA out of the picture in 2019 that likely makes computer graphics conference SIGGRAPH at the end of July the best chance to get a peek at the future of VR and AR technology in the Los Angeles area.

The first dexterous and sentient hand prosthesis has been successfully implanted

The first dexterous and sentient hand prosthesis has been successfully implanted

In a pioneering surgery, titanium implants were placed in the two forearm bones (radius and ulnar), from which electrodes to nerves and muscle were extended to extract signals to control a robotic hand and to provide tactile sensations.

The Best iOS Applications for Virtual Reality

The Best iOS Applications for Virtual Reality

Google Cardboard (free of charge) The Google Cardboard app shows you how to properly set up your helmet and gives you access to five types of VR experiences – viewing museums, exploring strange places, strolling through emblematic cities around the world, enjoying the Northern Shine and enjoying various colored figures with a kaleidoscope.

Oculus Expressive Avatars Closed Beta Launching ‘Shortly’

Oculus Expressive Avatars Closed Beta Launching ‘Shortly’

The long awaited ‘Expressive Avatars’ update to Oculus Avatars is launching in closed beta ‘shortly’. The update adds simulated eyes and overhauls the lipsync technology. Oculus Avatars went cross-platform last year meaning other platforms will be able to experience these new features too.

Adidas Continues with VR Technology, This Time in Workflow

Adidas Continues with VR Technology, This Time in Workflow

VR development company The Wild and VIVE recently worked with adidas to revolutionize their workflow process through VR technology. For adidas, a very simplified version of a workflow for a new product might look like this: Product idea > product design > marketing narrative > product creation > advertisement > release.

Your body is driving a new wave of AR, VR experiences

Your body is driving a new wave of AR, VR experiences

"Flat out, people's physical relationship to their own body has somehow been stripped out of the equation." My technology, myself Inside the glowing room-sized cube of The Dial, one viewer -- dubbed the navigator -- and two other people walk around a table with iPhones that reveal augmented-reality characters acting around a projection-mapped miniature house.

Virtual Reality In Education: How VR Technology Impacts Classrooms

Virtual Reality In Education: How VR Technology Impacts Classrooms

Today, many schools and institutions have been using virtual reality in education. In the future, VR is estimated to grow more where schools, colleges, and educational institutes will use virtual reality applications to teach students.

New Fitbit Versa smartwatch shown off in a bunch of renders

New Fitbit Versa smartwatch shown off in a bunch of renders

The series of pics show a device that looks identical to the current Versa, except they appear to come in a new metallic look that we've yet to see Fitbit roll out.

15 Best Educational VR Apps To Try in 2019

15 Best Educational VR Apps To Try in 2019

Virtual Reality is here, and with it follows the wave of demands that comes as a natural next step of any new emerging technology.

How VR is empowering disabled musicians

How VR is empowering disabled musicians

Working together Our research team consists of a diverse group, including electronic engineers, computer scientists, sonic arts researchers, immersive content designers, a soloist ensemble and a local group that helps disabled musicians perform and compose their own music independently.

Behind The Buzzword: XR

Behind The Buzzword: XR

A 2018 research paper by Steve Mann, Tom Furness Yu Yuan, Jay Iorio, and Zixin Wang define XR as a mixed reality environment that is “the union between ubiquitous sensor/actuator networks and shared online virtual worlds.” The acronym stands for either “extended reality” or “extended response.” The history of this concept can be traced back to 1961 when Charles Wychoff patented a film that leveraged XR as an advanced way to view nuclear explosions.

Report: VR and AR Device Market to hit $1.8 billion in 2018

Report: VR and AR Device Market to hit $1.8 billion in 2018

Report: VR and AR Device Market to hit $1.8 billion in 2018 Alice Bonasio Latest forecast by analyst firm CCS Insight paints an optimistic picture of Immersive Tech adoption.

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