The selfie mania has reached a whole new level, with a German company, offering people to buy real 3D models of themselves. Fifty-four cameras take a body scan, with the image being sent to a 3D printer.
Microsoft and Minecraft are two of the biggest entities in their respective fields -- software and gaming. While the former captures most desktop users, the latter has become an almost obsessive fascination for kids and even many adults.
I've worked with 10 year olds in Minecraft and witnessed the amazing potential of immersive learning environments not only to recreate the physical world but to create anything we mortals can imagine through simulating the boundaries of the physical world or breaking through them.
Visionary VR is revolutionizing storytelling in virtual reality with Visionary Focus, a software toolkit in development that enables content creators to prod...
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Storytelling in a virtual 3D space brings new challenges as there is no "off stage". What an interesting concept- creating the primary storytelling space and secondary spaces designated for interaction, etc.
Deep inside the inlands of Florida, a technology conference was held that brought together a collection of virtual reality headsets and simulations that focused primarily on military applications. The event was called I/ITSEC (Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference) and was touted as the “world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training conference”. As Florida has several of military… Read the full article …
Hypergrid Business Virtual reality's secret third front Hypergrid Business The other is video game-style virtual reality, where the 3D graphics are generated by computer and the users can fully interact with the world.
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There’s no doubt modern businesses need to be social. But it’s really hard to be successful and keep track image sizes, character limits, pixel requirements, engagement windows, and hashtag optimization, to name a few. It turns out there are methods behind all the madness, so we’ve compiled relevant social media-isms – including image size guidelines and helpful tips & stats – that can help you navigate through the most popular social channels easily...
Toyota introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit a new app that works with the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headset to teach teenagers about the dangers of “distracted driving.”
Virtual reality (VR) uses visual, auditory, and sometimes other sensory inputs to create an immersive, computer-generated environment. VR headsets fully cover users’ eyes and often ears, immersing the user in the digital experience. The headsets also track head movements, heightening the feeling of presence by allowing users to look around the virtual environment and see what they would actually see if they were in that place. VR headsets have the potential to provide compelling learning opportunities within safe and effective simulations, allowing students to explore content not possible in the classroom.
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