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Virtual technology makes home hunting a snap

Virtual technology makes home hunting a snap | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
More and more, brokers are banking on a video game headset to sell the city’s priciest pads.

Brokers hope that the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift will allow apartment-hunters to view their future home’s pre-construction, according to the New York Daily News.

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How The Directors Of The Virtual Reality Horror Short "11:57" Shot A Film For Oculus Rift

How The Directors Of The Virtual Reality Horror Short "11:57" Shot A Film For Oculus Rift | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
There's first-person horror, and then there's being strapped to a chair and unable to look away while the bad guys are out to get you.
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Admissions Office launches virtual interview program

Admissions Office launches virtual interview program | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is stepping up its game this admissions cycle with a program that aims to virtually connect alumni with applicants from their hometowns.
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Exoskeleton hand lets you interact with the virtual world

Exoskeleton hand lets you interact with the virtual world | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Dexmo is an exoskeleton device worn around the hand that lets users control and feel objects in a virtual environment.
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Touching virtual reality with Nimble VR's Sense camera

Touching virtual reality with Nimble VR's Sense camera | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Every time I use virtual reality headsets, I find new limitations. Now that I'm finally "inside" a virtual world, I want to explore. I want to touch
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Cyber High School Will Allow Students To Attend Via Avatars

Cyber High School Will Allow Students To Attend Via Avatars | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
A high school in Japan will allow students to attend via virtual avatar starting next spring.
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Virtual reality could take UAE pupils on far-fetched field trips | The National

Virtual reality could take UAE pupils on far-fetched field trips | The National | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Clyde DeSouze, a self-described “tech evangelist” said that thanks to evolving three-dimensional, virtual-reality technology, it won’t be long before school pupils are enabled to enter computer-simulated, immersive learning environments without ever leaving their classrooms.
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Consultant-News.com – Latest News from the World of Consultancy

Consultant-News.com – Latest News from the World of Consultancy | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
iDisrupted: Disruptive technolog
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Virtual reality movies are coming

Virtual reality movies are coming | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
In a decade or two, going to the movie theater could feel as outdated as renting a VHS tape.

That's the future virtual reality enthusiasts from Oculus VR and elsewhere are sketching out, extolling the technology as a transformative new medium for visu...
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Second Life Creator Philip Rosedale Is Building a Virtual World Where Your Avatar Mirrors Your Facial Expressions | MIT Technology Review

Second Life Creator Philip Rosedale Is Building a Virtual World Where Your Avatar Mirrors Your Facial Expressions | MIT Technology Review | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
The inventor of Second Life has spent 15 years chasing the dream of living in virtual space. Can his new company finally give virtual worlds mass-market appeal?
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Google and Others Sink $542 Million Into Mystery Virtual Reality Venture

Google and Others Sink $542 Million Into Mystery Virtual Reality Venture | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
A group of investors, led by Google, has dropped $542 million into a mysterious virtual reality company called Magic Leap.
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Virtual reality may predict behaviour of sex offenders

Virtual reality may predict behaviour of sex offenders | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Technology can be used to better gauge reactions of sex offenders and assess their therapeutic progress.
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View from Space Needle goes high-tech - The Spokesman-Review

View from Space Needle goes high-tech - The Spokesman-Review | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
SEATTLE – Visitors to Seattle’s Space Needle are treated to a gorgeous view of this waterfront city when skies are clear and the sun is shining. But on a recent beautiful day, many in the crowd on the observation level of the Space Needle – one of Seattle’s most popular tourist attractions – ignored the view of blue skies and puffy clouds over Elliott Bay.
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Oculus warns Sony to solve motion sickness before launching a VR headset

Oculus warns Sony to solve motion sickness before launching a VR headset | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Virtual reality firm’s CEO: ‘We’re a little worried about some of the bigger companies putting out product that isn’t quite ready’. By Stuart Dredge
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Next Galaxy Takes Virtual Reality Headphones and CEEK Platform International with South Korea's Annex Telecom

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Intel invests $62M in virtual reality, drones, mobile - CNET

Intel invests $62M in virtual reality, drones, mobile - CNET | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
The chipmaker's investment arm expects to invest about $355 million altogether this year.
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Why These Neuroscientists Are Prescribing Video Games

Why These Neuroscientists Are Prescribing Video Games | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Video games as therapy? While most virtual reality falls under the category of mindless entertainment, a group of researchers believe the gaming world may offer some benefit to those on the autism spectrum.

A team comprised of cognitive neurosci...
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3MT Semi Finals 2014 Jay Jay Jegathesan - YouTube

3 Minute Thesis Speech: Jay Jay Jegathesan, UWA School of Education & School of Physics Semi-Final October 2014 Jay Jay was invited by the Victorian Arts for...
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Excellent thesis speech. Jay Jay has an amazing grasp on the power of virtual worlds.

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Next Galaxy Opening Gateway to Virtual Reality Metaverse with Launch of Ceek.com

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Galaxy Corp. (OTCBB: NXGA), a leading developer of innovative content solutions and fully immersive??
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Virtual reality is about to heat up

Virtual reality is about to heat up | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
A panel at Wearable Entertainment and Sports Toronto took the pulse of the platform, suggesting potential opportunities to catch the coming wave.
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Virtual Reality Therapy Shows New Benefits

Virtual Reality Therapy Shows New Benefits | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
A treatment for war veterans with PTSD now also helps sexual-assault and car-crash survivors. The videogame-like technique forces people to confront hard emotions.
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Oculus Rift's Palmer Luckey Wants Virtual Reality To Disrupt Your Industry Too

Oculus Rift's Palmer Luckey Wants Virtual Reality To Disrupt Your Industry Too | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Palmer Luckey is a guy with a definite vision, one of virtual reality transforming not only how video games are played in the living room—but also changing the way teachers conduct their classroom, how doctors perform surgeries at a hospital. Consider, Luckey says, the opportunity of allowing every school child to [...]
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Astronauts Are Using Oculus Rift to Put Their Minds at Ease

Astronauts Are Using Oculus Rift to Put Their Minds at Ease | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Researchers are looking into ways to alleviate the stresses of space with the help of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.
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