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Students use virtual reality technology to create video games

Students use virtual reality technology to create video games | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
The result produces effects a lot greater than typical 3D movies seen in theaters. Users strap an Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset and are taken to another world. “You can see all around you, it...
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Here Come Interactive Virtual Reality Movies, via Oculus

Here Come Interactive Virtual Reality Movies, via Oculus | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Oculus Story Studio could usher in a new age of interactive films for viewers.
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Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali

Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali, by Mondivirtuali: All about virtual reality, games and 3D worlds - Tutto su realtà virtuale, giochi e mondi 3D
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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Gut Sense: Using Game-Based Learning to Improve STEM Achievement

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We may have found Web 3.0 — it’s Virtual Reality — The Mediaquake — Medium

We may have found Web 3.0 — it’s Virtual Reality — The Mediaquake — Medium | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Shortly after the acquisition of Oculus was announced, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg made a spot-on statement in April 2014 to Wired: “When…
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Technology Stole The Show At Sundance

Technology Stole The Show At Sundance | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
True to its reputation, the Sundance Film Festival debuted a variety of fascinating and cutting-edge independent films during its annual run in Park City..
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The Death of the 9-to-5: Why We'll All Work Flex Schedules Soon

The Death of the 9-to-5: Why We'll All Work Flex Schedules Soon | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Flexible Work Schedules Are the Future - The Muse: How the coming Millennial majority will change ...
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Virtual reality enthusiasts gather to share their work, push tech boundaries - The Boston Globe

Virtual reality enthusiasts gather to share their work, push tech boundaries - The Boston Globe | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
A monthly meet-up of local virtual reality enthusiasts reveals a paradigm shift in the making.
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How Virtual Reality Technology is Changing Documentary Filmmaking

How Virtual Reality Technology is Changing Documentary Filmmaking | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Several virtual reality installations at this year's Sundance Film Festival speak to the rising appeal of the technology among today's innovative storytellers.

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Fashion Week Brings Virtual Reality To the Runway

Fashion Week Brings Virtual Reality To the Runway | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality is making its way into the fashion scene, as some top designers and fashion brands incorporate VR into their iconic shows.
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The Godmother of Virtual Reality: Nonny de la Peña

The Godmother of Virtual Reality: Nonny de la Peña | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
"Print stuff didn't scratch the itch. Documentary didn't scratch the itch. TV drama didn't scratch the itch. It wasn't until I started building this stuf
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Robot-avatars on Earth and in space | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Robot-avatars on Earth and in space | Russia Beyond The Headlines | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Director of Intelligent Space Robotics Laboratory, Skoltech: “I hope that the first astronaut with robotic arms will be from Russia”
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The Future Is Now: Virtual Reality and Digital Marketing

The Future Is Now: Virtual Reality and Digital Marketing | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
3-D technology has had its chance to be the “next wave” in consumer marketing technology. Virtual reality stands ready to fulfill all of the potential that 3-D technology was not able to…
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Virtual Reality starts taking on practical applications - The Malaysian Insider

Virtual Reality starts taking on practical applications - The Malaysian Insider | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Among their other projects is a virtual classroom – hardly the movies or a video game – but could the education system be revamped to provide thrills and chills that could engage flailing students or improve learning efficiency for everyone?
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Artificial intelligence: Digital designs for life - FT.com

Artificial intelligence: Digital designs for life - FT.com | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
AI day in the life How smart do you want your smartphone to be? In designing Cortana, the voice-activated “virtual assistant” built into its mobile software, Microsoft is betting that most people are not yet ready to hand too much control of their
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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Level Up Learning: A National Survey on Teaching with Digital Games

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Virtual Learning May Be Solution to Real Problem

Virtual Learning May Be Solution to Real Problem | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Global attention to the Ebola crisis in West Africa has exposed a critical problem that exists throughout that continent: the overwhelming need for more trained health care professionals....
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TEDMED 2014: Howard Rose - YouTube

In his TEDMED 2014 talk, Howard Rose, President of Firsthand Technology, describes how virtual reality can unlock the innate human power to prevent and recov...
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The Advent Of Virtual "ROI" Reality

The Advent Of Virtual "ROI" Reality | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
We're on the precipice of a virtual asset revolution that will see many brands with physical presences building virtual incarnations of their products and associated branding experiences as surely as
the advent of the Internet lead to brand Web sites.
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This Is Your Avatar Speaking - The New Yorker

This Is Your Avatar Speaking - The New Yorker | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
If we can be fooled into thinking that a virtual body is our own, do its thoughts belong to us, too?
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Distance learning taps in to virtual reality technology

Distance learning taps in to virtual reality technology | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
As technology advances, so the potential for online learning flourishes
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Haptic Technology to Fuel Growth of Virtual and Augmented Reality

Apple is developing a 'taptic engine', to feature in the Apple Watch. This will communicate to the wearer through a variety of touches, taps and vibrations. There may also be an SDK to enable developers to expand the technology. Think of the opportunities with wearables, communicating the sense of touch to all parts of the body rather than just the wrist.


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Virtual-reality musical Nuren hopes for Kickstarter success

Virtual-reality musical Nuren hopes for Kickstarter success | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Feature-length VR film will include Oculus Rift support: ‘Imagine Fantasia + Tron in fully immersive surround 3D...’
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Space-Time Insight Merges Big Data Analytics and Virtual Reality for the Internet of Things

Space-Time Insight Merges Big Data Analytics and Virtual Reality for the Internet of Things | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2015) - Space‐Time Insight, the leading provider of situational intelligence solutions, gave utility professionals attending DistribuTECH 2015 in San Diego a peek into the future of big data and real-time analytics. Hundreds of utility executives donned an Oculus Rift VR headset to walk through a...
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