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YouTuber Builds VR Gloves for Just $22
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YouTuber Builds VR Gloves for Just $22
YouTuber Lucas VRTech developed a pair of open source, finger-tracking VR gloves that cost just $22 in materials.
April 17, 2021

YouTuber Lucas VRTech developed a pair of open source, finger-tracking VR gloves that cost just $22 in materials.

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The Surprising Cure to Cybersickness – Using VR Underwater
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VR
The Surprising Cure to Cybersickness – Using VR Underwater
Cybersickness is similar to motion sickness, but it comes from using electronic screens like virtual reality. A new study shows that aquatic VR could be the cure.
April 4, 2021

Cybersickness is similar to motion sickness, but it comes from using electronic screens like virtual reality. A new study shows that aquatic VR could be the cure.

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MetaHuman Lets You Create Photorealistic, Animated Digital Humans
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MetaHuman Lets You Create Photorealistic, Animated Digital Humans
Epic has released a new character creation tool in Unreal Engine, called MetaHuman Creator, that helps you render an almost endless selection of near-photorealistic digital people.
February 22, 2021

Epic has released a new character creation tool in Unreal Engine, called MetaHuman Creator, that helps you render an almost endless selection of near-photorealistic digital people.

Health Care
Virtual Patients Help Doctors Improve Bedside Manner
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Health Care
Virtual Patients Help Doctors Improve Bedside Manner
The Virti platform lets doctors and med students interact with computer-generated virtual patients so they can improve their bedside manner.
February 19, 2021

The Virti platform lets doctors and med students interact with computer-generated virtual patients so they can improve their bedside manner.

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This VR Exoskeleton Lets You Actually Run Through Virtual Worlds
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This VR Exoskeleton Lets You Actually Run Through Virtual Worlds
A VR exoskeleton called the Holotron works with a person’s entire lower body to let them control the locomotion of an avatar in VR.
December 26, 2020

A VR exoskeleton called the Holotron works with a person’s entire lower body to let them control the locomotion of an avatar in VR.

Virtual Reality
Experts Say Education Coming to the VR World Is Going to Be “Absolutely Incredible”
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Virtual Reality
Experts Say Education Coming to the VR World Is Going to Be “Absolutely Incredible”
Because of the pandemic educators are looking for more remote learning options and discovering the benefits of virtual reality.
November 7, 2020

Because of the pandemic educators are looking for more remote learning options and discovering the benefits of virtual reality.

VR
New Data Visualization Tool Lets Scientists “Walk” Inside Cells
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New Data Visualization Tool Lets Scientists “Walk” Inside Cells
A new data visualization tool called vLUME recreates tiny objects like cells and neurons in a virtual world, allowing scientists to then explore them in VR.
October 15, 2020

A new data visualization tool called vLUME recreates tiny objects like cells and neurons in a virtual world, allowing scientists to then explore them in VR.

Entertainment
New VR Movie Lets You Play God to a Planet of AIs
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Entertainment
New VR Movie Lets You Play God to a Planet of AIs
In the new VR movie “Agence,” artificially intelligent characters respond to the actions of the viewer in unpredictable ways.
October 4, 2020

In the new VR movie “Agence,” artificially intelligent characters respond to the actions of the viewer in unpredictable ways.

Virtual Reality
Building Trees in the Metaverse Might Actually Save the Forest
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Virtual Reality
Building Trees in the Metaverse Might Actually Save the Forest
NatureXR, a new collective, is the first to build 3D model trees, then have scientists certify them as "real” for virtual reality.
August 2, 2020

NatureXR, a new collective, is the first to build 3D model trees, then have scientists certify them as "real” for virtual reality.