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This is not a toy: Oculus Rift's virtual talents could transform real lives

This is not a toy: Oculus Rift's virtual talents could transform real lives | Oculus Rift | Scoop.it
Affordable virtual reality gear isn’t just for gaming. It could change how people learn history, rehabilitate from injuries, and interact remotely.

Via Peter Azzopardi
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That is what I have come to think about, with virtual reality and the Rift being accessible imagine this harware in the medical sector. Helping people over come thier fears or release from "Ghost limb" These are the possibilities with this technology and I cannot wait to get started on some simulators!

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, July 13, 2013 4:05 AM

"Rift will “almost certainly” cost less than $500 at launch." That's amazing. Certainly worth looking into.

Jason Deegan's curator insight, March 14, 2015 8:00 PM

With the price of the developer kits being under $500, the finished product should be coming withing the $500 range which is a affordable expense considering how much a TV can cost.

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5 questions for the future of virtual reality games - Gamasutra

5 questions for the future of virtual reality games - Gamasutra | Oculus Rift | Scoop.it
5 questions for the future of virtual reality games
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As part of Gamasutra's Advanced I/O Week, Leigh Alexander examines some fundamental challenges that stand in front of the future of virtual reality games.
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If you are looking into Virtual Reality and more specifically the Oculus Rift Development then this is a good place to start. It speaks of the challenges that surround development of apps and games.

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Oculus Rift will create new experiences and genres, says Inition - Digital Spy UK

Oculus Rift will create new experiences and genres, says Inition - Digital Spy UK | Oculus Rift | Scoop.it
Oculus Rift will create new experiences and genres, says Inition Digital Spy UK Co-founder Andy Millns discussed the potential of the virtual reality headset - which offers head tracking and glasses-free stereoscopic 3D - at a recent showcase at...

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, June 2, 2013 9:47 AM

Really tempted to get one. ;)

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Microsoft patent reveals Oculus Rift-like head-mounted display - Geek (blog)

Microsoft patent reveals Oculus Rift-like head-mounted display - Geek (blog) | Oculus Rift | Scoop.it
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Microsoft patent reveals Oculus Rift-like head-mounted display
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It's no secret Microsoft is interested in new kinds of user interaction for games, and a recent patent filing could point to the next step.
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While I have ordered my DevKit for the Oculus Rift Virtual Headgear I am really excited to see what Microsoft will be coming up with and this patent looks very promising!

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