COVID-19: Disney is closed; experience your favorite rides virtually

COVID-19: Disney is closed; experience your favorite rides virtually

Coronavirus: Disney is closed, but you can still experience your favorite rides virtually.Since 2016, the YouTube channel "Virtual Disney World" has been offering virtual reality rides through 360-degree videos.'Virtual Disney World' offers a complete immersive experience like never before," the channel's About page reads.

Instagram Combats COVID-19 Misinformation, Social Isolation

Instagram Combats COVID-19 Misinformation, Social Isolation

Instagram on Tuesday announced a slew of new capabilities to combat misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, along with a co-watching feature that helps users feel less isolated while sheltering at home.

HTC holds Virtual VIVE Ecosystem Conference in full VR

HTC holds Virtual VIVE Ecosystem Conference in full VR

The conference, which is now renamed as the Virtual VIVE Ecosystem Conference (V²EC), is said to be the first major physical industry event that has been replaced completely by an interactive VR digital medium, which was attended by nearly 2000 registered participants from more than 55 countries.

AR and VR headsets to see short-term Covid-19 decline – but IDC notes positive long-term outlook

AR and VR headsets to see short-term Covid-19 decline – but IDC notes positive long-term outlook

IDC has forecast a decrease in augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) device shipments in the first half of 2020 due to supply chain disruptions caused by the recent Covid-19 outbreak – but says the long-term landscape is strong.

VR assists doctors to detect balance issues in multiple sclerosis patients

VR assists doctors to detect balance issues in multiple sclerosis patients

A team of researchers have established a test using virtual reality (VR) to detect the risk of falling in patients with multiple sclerosis, despite them not knowing about any walking deficiencies in themselves.

NexTech to acquire Jolokia for AR holograms in web conferencing

NexTech to acquire Jolokia for AR holograms in web conferencing

As corporate meetings and events are happening online these days by medium of web conferencing tools, NexTech has developed a technique to incorporate 3D photo realistic holograms of people and products these virtual events via its ARitize App. Pete Mastin, CEO of Jolokia, saids, “With the integration of NexTech’s augmented reality holograms, our Inferno platform is well positioned as the world's most advanced Video Learning Experience Platform.

The Rise of the VR Industry

The Rise of the VR Industry

It wasn't until around 2010 that companies like Vive, Oculus, and Sony started making VR headsets that would be accessible to almost everyone in North America and Europe.Another reason why people are so obsessed over VR is the price tag on the headsets.

Seven ways VR can protect your mental health during isolation

Seven ways VR can protect your mental health during isolation

Similarly exposed to the mental health risks of isolation during their years of intergalactic travel, the crew of TV-series Star Trek used a room called the holodeck: a virtual reality system installed to help mitigate the psychological effects of isolation.

COVID-19 and Computer Security, Part 2: Shoring Up Systems for Remote Workers

COVID-19 and Computer Security, Part 2: Shoring Up Systems for Remote Workers

There are a number of precautions that employees working from home should consider to ensure that sensitive data isn't compromised by cybercriminals taking advantage of the health crisis."Anytime a remote workforce accesses company resources, it is recommended that a VPN connection be used to secure data in transit," Morentin added.

Crowdsourcing App Takes Aim at COVID-19

Crowdsourcing App Takes Aim at COVID-19

"With [email protected], people's computing power is providing data to researchers."[email protected] is joining researchers around the world working to better understand the 2019 Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to accelerate the open science effort to develop new life-saving therapies," he wrote.The spike in growth in [email protected] membership has stressed the project, Bowman said.

FPS Infinite on Steam

FPS Infinite on Steam

FPS Infinite is a full free game to introduce you to my ideals: lots of procedural generation, optional VR support and fun!.FPS Infinite supports Custom Game Modes and a Speedrunning mode that will automatically calculate time splits.

New Website Aims to Help People Access COVID-19 Testing

New Website Aims to Help People Access COVID-19 Testing

The new website launches were among a number of things Pichai said the Alphabet companies were doing in response to the spreading coronavirus, including the following: Taking down thousands of dangerous or misleading videos about the virus on YouTube and removing false and harmful information on Google Maps, such as false reviews and bogus information about healthcare locations.

AI taps human wisdom for faster, better cancer diagnosis

AI taps human wisdom for faster, better cancer diagnosis

The powerful technology, developed by a team led by engineering researchers at the University of Waterloo, uses digital images of tissue samples to match new cases of suspected cancer with previously diagnosed cases in a database.

Joe Rogan Reveals How Gaming May Be the Future of Fitness

Joe Rogan Reveals How Gaming May Be the Future of Fitness

Gaming may be the future of fitness, or at least that's what Joe Rogan recently suggested during episode 1440 of the Joe Rogan Experience, where the UFC commentator and popular podcaster interviewed Hugo Martin, a director on the upcoming DOOM Eternal.

VPN, Ad Blocker Provider Caught With Hand in the Data Jar

VPN, Ad Blocker Provider Caught With Hand in the Data Jar

Sensor Tower's data collection methods were not ethical, said Paul Bischoff, privacy advocate at Comparitech, a reviews, advice and information website for consumer security products.

Council Post: How Virtual Reality Is Impacting Enterprise Training

Council Post: How Virtual Reality Is Impacting Enterprise Training

In the past four years, we have worked with many enterprise companies to improve their internal processes and help them increase time to value for training outcomes, whether it is developing a zero-harm environment where workers can learn difficult and sometimes deadly skills in a virtual world, or using virtual reality to eliminate early stage incident rates.

Special For Women’s Day: How About Some Interactive, Authentic & Embodied Porn?

Special For Women’s Day: How About Some Interactive, Authentic & Embodied Porn?

For this women’s day I’ve decided to be brave and share with you why I’m coding (and acting in) my own interactive VR porn apps and why you can get (some of) the content even if you don’t have VR.

COVID-19 and the Bleak Outlook for the Tech Supply Chain

COVID-19 and the Bleak Outlook for the Tech Supply Chain

The coronavirus impact could hit global supply chains for all products in mid-March, and force thousands of companies to slow down or even temporarily shut assembly and manufacturing plants in Europe and the United States, The Harvard Business Review predicted last week.

Apple to Pay Up to $500M for Throttling iPhones

Apple to Pay Up to $500M for Throttling iPhones

However, the settlement "comes cheap for Apple, as most customers bought new iPhones due to the throttling," he told TechNewsWorld.

The Dark Art of Turning Mountains of Stolen Data Into Cash

The Dark Art of Turning Mountains of Stolen Data Into Cash

"People need to consider that their information is out there, like Social Security Numbers, names, emails and passwords and addresses," he told TechNewsWorld.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon XR2 5G for VR and XR headsets

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon XR2 5G for VR and XR headsets

Today at the Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon XR2 5G, a direct successor bringing much-needed updates to their eXtended Reality platform.Another important feature is low-latency camera passthrough , which lets developers create new mixed reality experiences by overlaying virtual objects onto a video feed of the real-world.

‘Bizarre Barber’ is a Surreal VR Game About Cutting Hair in a Post-apocalyptic Subway

‘Bizarre Barber’ is a Surreal VR Game About Cutting Hair in a Post-apocalyptic Subway

Called Bizarre Barber, the hair-styling game is set to release on Steam and Viveport on February 26th, 2020, which includes support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Valve Index.

Microsoft Releases 'Mind Blowing' Xbox Specs

Microsoft Releases 'Mind Blowing' Xbox Specs

"This also wasn't mentioned, but Microsoft wants to get more into the cloud-based side of gaming's future," he said, "and I also think we'll see more news on this front before Xbox Series X is launched this holiday season.".

The Drones Are Coming

The Drones Are Coming

"NUAIR is a key industry leader helping to develop the standards and help define regulations to expand on Part 107, which will lead to advanced commercial drone operations like food, package and medical deliveries," Hertzendorf said.

Ubiquity6 Launches Studio for More Advanced AR and VR Experiences

Ubiquity6 Launches Studio for More Advanced AR and VR Experiences

The platform allows users to create and share immersive XR experiences using just a smartphone.“The update allows people to make really immersive and engaging experiences that have before only been really accessible for high-end industry,” Ubiquity6 CEO, Anjay Midha, said in an interview with ARPost .

Consumers Like Augmented Reality More Than They Know

Consumers Like Augmented Reality More Than They Know

We found that only 12 percent of heads of U.S. broadband households considered themselves to be "familiar" with any one tested augmented reality device or technology.

What Made VR Gaming Highly Popular

What Made VR Gaming Highly Popular

Thanks to some companies that develop scent devices for virtual reality, the players of VR action games can for example smell gunpowder which makes the playing highly immersive.

Oh Quark: Intel Just Changed the Technology Market

Oh Quark: Intel Just Changed the Technology Market

That was true until last week, when Intel surprised the market with an obscure technology codenamed "Quark," which promises to change dramatically the world we live in.

Samsung Scores With 5G Galaxy S20's Camera Specs, New Z Flip

Samsung Scores With 5G Galaxy S20's Camera Specs, New Z Flip

Samsung refreshed its Galaxy smartphone line, introduced a new foldable phone, and upgraded its wireless earbuds offering at an event held Tuesday at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

Humble VR Bundle

Humble VR Bundle

Plus, your purchase will support a charity of your choice!Normally, the total cost for the games in this bundle is as much as $159.Pay $1 or more to access Steam keys.All of the games in this bundle are available on Steam for Windows.