Sat.Apr 13, 2019

Research Suggests VR May Help Patients Suffering From Parkinson’s


Research into VR’s benefits on balance and motor control continue to reveal new information. More than 10 million people worldwide live with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and experience the neurological disorder that progressively affects their movement.

Oculus Quest & Rift S Controllers Could Hide an Unintended Easter Egg Message Inside

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Nate Mitchell, Oculus co-founder and head of VR product at Facebook, revealed that a number of Touch controllers for Quest and Rift S hold an unintended hidden message inside, something he calls “inappropriate.”

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Oculus Touch Controllers May Hold Accidental Hidden Messages


Oculus co-founder confirms Tens-of-thousands of devices may be affected.

A Game Of Thrones Magic Leap Hands-on — Winter Is Coming To AR


Experimental technology has become a part of the marketing campaign for the final season of A Game of Thrones. I checked out the Magic Leap One augmented reality and HTC Vive Focus virtual reality installations for A Game of Thrones at the AT&T store on Powell Street in San Francisco. I tried out Magic Leap’s experience, Game of Thrones: The Dead Must Die , first.

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Jarno M. Koponen. Contributor. Jarno M. Koponen is working on intelligent systems and human-centered personalization. He currently is product lead at Yle, one of the leading media houses in the Nordics. More posts by this contributor. A new hope: AI for news media. AI on your lock screen.

New Oculus VR controllers accidentally include bizarre hidden messages


Oculus, the Facebook-owned VR hardware company, is gearing up to release a pair of new headsets in the coming weeks: the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S.