Awesome VR Optics for 1? Class Displays At Less Than Ten Dollars!

V-Rtifacts

Professional wide field of view Virtual Reality optics for less than the price of a couple of double lattes! A while back I demonstrated a design for Leep On The Cheap , a proof of concept for wide field of view optics on 3″ to 4″ display panels. Trouble was… there was quite a bit of distortion and chromatic aberration. However, it sparked quite a bit of thought and development in the VR DIY community. They’re the ones doing all the heavy lifting. 32mm Erfle Eyepiece.

Dump Those Silly Colored 3D Glasses

V-Rtifacts

They say you’re not a true 3D enthusiast until you’ve got a shelf full of red/cyan and green/magenta anaglyph 3D glasses. I’m ready to dump mine in the waste bin, but there’s this little problem; two more shelves of anaglyph DVD, BluRay and VHS movies collected over the years.

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The Cart Before The Horse, Once Again – Project Glass

V-Rtifacts

Google has been tearing through the bandwidth over at the Patent Office in defense of Project Glass , April’s much touted announcement of Google’s entry into the world of augmented reality and head mounted displays. One especially clever patent covers their bases on the use of glasses nose-bridge as a power switch. Trouble is: where’s the beef?

Sega VR – Mighty Barfin’ Power Rangers (we are the 40 percent)

V-Rtifacts

” It’s now 2012, he’s closing in on 40, and still waiting. Sega (all hail Sonic!): 1991 brought the announcement of Sega VR, a $200 headset for the Genesis console, a prototype finally shown at summer CES 1993, and consigned to the trash heap of VR in 1994, before any units shipped.

Seresto Flea Collars Tied to Over 1,600 Pet Deaths in U.S. Since 2012

GizModo VR

alone since 2012, according to a new investigation by USA Today. Seresto, a popular flea collar produced by the company Elanco Animal Health, has been tied to over 1,600 pet deaths in the U.S. But the U.S.

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10 years on, Google Glass is still a Google I/O high point

Digital Trends

Features Mobile google glass Google I/O 2012 Google I/O 2022 retrospectiveGoogle Glass remains the pinnacle of exciting hardware announcements at Google I/O, and 10 years on we look back at what made it so special.

Why you should do all your back-to-school shopping at Walmart

Digital Trends

Deals back to school sales commerce 2021 deal Walmart Walmart 2012 Walmart deals WM-Q3-21Walmart is the ideal destination for all your shopping needs with great deals on bedding, clothing, tech, furnishing, and more.

The good, the bad, and the ugly of satellite megaconstellations

Digital Trends

Emerging Tech 2012 Internet Trends Elon Musk space SpaceX StarlinkSatellite megaconstellations like Starlink could bring broadband internet to underserved parts of the globe -- but they also have some big drawbacks.

The good, the bad, and the ugly of satellite megaconstellations

Digital Trends

Emerging Tech Features 2012 Internet Trends Elon Musk space SpaceX StarlinkSatellite megaconstellations like Starlink could bring broadband internet to underserved parts of the globe -- but they also have some big drawbacks.

Next Week’s Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Be Longest for Next 648 Years

GizModo VR

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Moonfall Looks Like Roland Emmerich's Loudest, Dumbest Disaster Movie Yet

GizModo VR

One of those men is director Roland Emmerich , whose career mainly consists of disaster movies both large ( Independence Day , 2012, The Day After Tomorrow ) and small ( Midway, White House Down , the godawful 1998 U.S. Some men just want to watch the world burn. Or tear itself to pieces.

Moonfall's New Trailer Features Global Destruction, Utter Nonsense, and Free Bagels

GizModo VR

We know for a fact that Roland Emmerich’s latest sci-fi disaster movie will be loud and dumb , as per the director’s oeuvre. But will it be fun? This newest Moonfall trailer suggests that maybe—just maybe—it might be, and if so, it’s all going to be because of John Bradley. Read more.

Why Does Roland Emmerich Hate Earth So Much?

GizModo VR

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Jack Dorseys, Ranked

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Here's Where Neil Armstrong's Corvette Is Today

Slashgear

Neil Armstrong's 1967 Corvette Sting Ray is now in the care of a restorer who preserved it after not leaving a garage from 1981 to 2012.

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Mercedes Issues An Urgent Recall Of 290K SUVs

Slashgear

Mercedes owners are urged to check whether their vehicle is affected by a relatively major recall of approximately 290K SUVs sold between 2006 and 2012.

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Everything We Know About The Planet Made Of Diamonds

Slashgear

In 2012, scientists announced they'd found a planet potentially made of diamonds, one of several known exoplanets that may be home to the valuable gemstone.

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The Toilet Tech That Will Change The Future, According To Bill Gates

Slashgear

In the year 2012, the Gates Foundation awarded a grant to Cranfield University for a toilet that's ecologically friendly and requires no water to operate.

White House to Mail Out 500 Million Free Covid-19 Tests After Mocking Idea

GizModo VR

President Joe Biden will deliver a big speech about covid-19 on Tuesday, including an announcement that his administration will mail out roughly 500 million free at-home tests for covid-19, according to a White House press statement early Tuesday.

White House Mocks Idea of Mailing Every American Free Covid-19 Tests

GizModo VR

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki mocked the idea of mailing out free covid-19 tests to every American household on Monday, in just the latest sign that President Joe Biden’s lack of imagination is making the pandemic worse. Read more.

#1042: [DocLab] MIT Open DocLab’s William Uricchio on Theory, Practice, & History of Immersive Documentary

Voices of VR

William Uricchio is a Professor of Comparitive Media Studies at MIT, who started Open Documentary Lab in 2012 as a research initiative to look at. Podcast Archive

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Silent Hill Could Possibly Return As A VR Game

VRScout

Back in 2012, legendary video game developer Hideo Kojima, the same mind behind Metal Gear Solid , was approached by Konami to direct a new installment in the series, to which he gladly accepted. Konami’s legendary horror franchise might be back from the dead.

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Tune In for Chi-Town Christmas, a Virtual Concert Film By Chance the Rapper

Oculus

Born in Chicago, Chance the Rapper has been entertaining fans since the debut of his first mixtape in 2012. And tomorrow, December 18, he’s bringing

Microsoft Shows Off Rare Images of Early HoloLens Prototypes

Next Reality AR

2012, about two years before the company would unveil the device to the public in Jan. All those early prototype images Magic Leap is so fond of showing off are great, but they rank a far second when compared to a new set of images just revealed by Microsoft in relation to the HoloLens. In a blog post on Tuesday, Microsoft's Bay Area Team posted images of the early prototype devices that led to the eventual release of the HoloLens.

Mars rover confronts spindly, crooked finger rocks

Mashable VR

Curiosity is the largest rover ever sent to Mars, arriving on the desert planet in August 2012. Launched from Earth in 2011, Curiosity is the largest rover ever sent to Mars, arriving on the desert planet in August 2012.

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Ubisoft’s ‘Far Cry’ Gets Its Own Free-Roam VR Game

VRScout

Much like the 2012 game, Far Cry VR has you and your friends taking on the roles of innocent tourists who—after a series of unfortunate events— find themselves on the run from an army of henchmen in the ultimate game of cat and mouse. “We’re

Get a refurbished Apple iMac with 1TB of storage for only $175 (yes, really)

Mashable VR

TL;DR: As of March 25, a refurbished 21.5-inch Apple iMac from 2012 is available at Woot for only $174.99. 2012 Apple iMac (21.5-inch, Intel Core i5, GeForce GT 640M, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD), refurbished.

Score a refurbished iMac with 1TB of storage for just $180

Mashable VR

TL;DR: Woot has a refurbished 21.5-inch Apple iMac (1TB) from 2012 listed for only $179.99 2012 Apple iMac (Intel Core i5, GeForce GT 640M, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD), refurbished. as of April 13. Good news for anyone who missed out on Woot's $174.99

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InfoWars Looks to Dodge Sandy Hook Conspiracy Responsibility in Bankruptcy Ploy

GizModo VR

Now he’s likely growing purple holding his breath, trying to avoid paying out for consistently claiming that the 2012 Sandy Hook school… Read more.

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As 'Zine Month' Wraps Up, Game Designers Ponder a Future With (or Without) Kickstarter

GizModo VR

In 2012, only three years after Kickstarter first launched, Jamie Chambers successfully ran a crowdfunding campaign in support of a new edition of the classic science fiction RPG, Metamorphosis.

10 Years After the Higgs Boson, What's the Next Big Thing for Physics?

GizModo VR

On July 4, 2012, scientists at CERN confirmed the observation of the Higgs boson, an elementary particle first proposed in the 1960s.

Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran's collab "The Joker and the Queen" lands with sweet music video

Mashable VR

Me and Taylor first met and wrote + recorded our first song together in 2012, ten years ago now, I’m so so honoured to have her on this song," Sheeran wrote on Instagram today. What would the 21st century love song be without Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran?

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South Korea Is Building Its Own K-Pop Metaverse

VRScout

Ever since Psy graced our ears with his now-iconic song ‘Gangnam Style’ in 2012, the popularity of South Korean music, film, and television has skyrocketed in places like the United States. The metaverse will supposedly play a central role in the South Korean economy.

New Mexico Fire Is Now Largest in State's History

GizModo VR

The second-largest fire was 2012's Whitewater-Baldy burn, which swept through 297,945 acres. In northern New Mexico, the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire is now the single largest in state history, blazing through more than 298,060 acres so far.

Alex Jones Loses Sandy Hook Defamation Lawsuits for Refusing to Do the Bare Minimum

GizModo VR

InfoWars blowhard Alex Jones has lost another set of defamation lawsuits brought by the targets of his bogus conspiracy theories about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, this time in Connecticut.

The Chumboxes That Helped Alex Jones Stay in Business

GizModo VR

For years, Alex Jones, the proprietor of far-right internet hellhole InfoWars, was able to monetize disgusting lies about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, where a gunman shot and killed 26 people including 20 children before dying by suicide.

How to use EON-XR to encourage critical thinking

EonReality

Brookfield (2012) claims critical thinking occurs best in small group settings because students discover assumptions and perspectives from listening to one another. . 2012). How can teaching strategies be adapted on EON-XR to encourage critical thinking while assessing comprehension?