1,350 Student VR Education Study Measures Attitudes, Interest in VR Learning & Building

Road to VR

The majority of the schools in the study were in the United States and Canada. Links for both the in depth study as well as the summary are available there. This was a very intriguing study, and we look forward to seeing their results in the future.

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VR-based Treatment for Vision Disorders Shows Positive Results in Peer-reviewed Study

Road to VR

A new study published in the peer-reviewed BioMed Journal of Ophthalmology finds positive preliminary results which “indicate the potential for a new treatment for adulthood amblyopia.” Vivid Vision offers a virtual reality based treatment for lazy eye disorders.

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Using Google Earth VR to Study Awe – Towards a Virtual Overview Effect

Road to VR

Denise Quesnel is a graduate student at Simon Frasier University’s iSpace Lab , and she has been studying the process of invoking awe using Google Earth VR. The post Using Google Earth VR to Study Awe – Towards a Virtual Overview Effect appeared first on Road to VR.

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Research Study Suggests VR Can Have A Huge Impact In The Classroom

UploadVR

” This is the closing line of a new research study currently making its way out of China. Ltd and Beijing iBokan Wisdom Mobile Internet Technology Training Institution, the study takes a detailed look at the different ways virtual reality can make public education more effective. Even though this study centers around Chinese education systems, the problems it hopes to address are global. The full study can be downloaded for free.

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Is Body Image from Perception or Attitude? – Studying Anorexia with VR Self-avatars

Road to VR

Betty Mohler has been using VR technologies to study whether body representation is more perceptual or conceptual. Studying Anorexia with VR Self-avatars appeared first on Road to VR.

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Disney Research Shows How VR Can Be Used to Study Human Perception

Road to VR

With the experience being simulated in virtual reality, the researchers are free to easily modify it—in ways largely impossible in real life—as they see fit to study different aspects of the perception and action of catching a thrown object.

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Best of TAB 2017 part 1: the top case studies

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Over the next four days we will share the top white papers, case studies, RIM guides and blog posts. The post Best of TAB 2017 part 1: the top case studies appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord.

Can VR Really Make You More Empathetic?Until recently, studying.

AllThingsVR

Until recently, studying VR was considered too far-out for academia. In one study from Bailenson’s lab, undergraduate students looked into a virtual mirror and saw their own faces, aged to 70, staring back. Can VR Really Make You More Empathetic?

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VRvisu Lets Doctors Study Patient’s Tumors In VR

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It’s VR to the rescue yet again, as a new app built by a University of North Florida student could dramatically improve cancer treatment. VRvisu was created by Jason Smith, who also works as an assistant professor at the university. Using MRI scans, the app recreates a patient’s tumor inside VR at an accurate scale. The doctor is then able to pull on a headset and inspect the tumor in detail, with relevant information appearing in breakout boxes within the virtual space.

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Study shows VR programming skill is at the top of employer wish-lists via @TheNextWeb.

AllThingsVR

Study shows VR programming skill is at the top of employer wish-lists via @TheNextWeb [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) August 6, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

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VRvisu Lets Doctors Study Patient’s Tumors In VR via @UploadVR [link]

AllThingsVR

VRvisu Lets Doctors Study Patient’s Tumors In VR via @UploadVR [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) August 5, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

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Using Google Earth VR to Study Awe – Towards a Virtual Overview Effect via @RtoVR.

AllThingsVR

Using Google Earth VR to Study Awe – Towards a Virtual Overview Effect via @RtoVR [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) July 28, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

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VR can improve your kid’s eyesight: study via @FastCompany [link]

AllThingsVR

VR can improve your kid’s eyesight: study via @FastCompany [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) July 19, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

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Study Shows VR Sim Sickness Could be Combated by Reducing FOV During Movement

UploadVR

If Sony’s showing at E3 this week is The post Study Shows VR Sim Sickness Could be Combated by Reducing FOV During Movement appeared first on UploadVR.

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Study shows VR Could Improve Eyesight in Children

VRWorld

China is spearheading the research on health, and one such study caught our attention as estimates show that over a million VR headsets are being shipped each month (in China alone). Study Results. The post Study shows VR Could Improve Eyesight in Children appeared first on VR World.

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A Study Claims To Power Wearable Devices Through Body Heat

Infinityleap Wearables

According to a report , the study’s co-author Daryoosh Vashaee gave a statement saying that “Previous approaches either made use of heat sinks – which are heavy, stiff and bulky – or were able to generate only one microwatt or less of power per centimeter squared (µW/cm2).” Total: 6 Average: 5/5] You must sign to vote The post A Study Claims To Power Wearable Devices Through Body Heat appeared first on Infinityleap - Technology stops for no one.

Streaming Video Alliance Rolls Out New VR ‘Study Group’

VRJournal

The post Streaming Video Alliance Rolls Out New VR ‘Study Group’ appeared first on VRJournal. On Thursday, The Streaming Video Alliance — a global industry forum comprised of leading companies from the online video ecosystem — is. VR Industry and Technology The Streaming Video Alliance

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CFC Media Lab, OMERS Ventures Launching VR Ecosystem Study

VRJournal

The post CFC Media Lab, OMERS Ventures Launching VR Ecosystem Study appeared first on VRJournal. Earlier this week at the Augmented World Expo (AWE) in Santa Clara, California, the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab). Featured VR Industry and Technology Pulse on VR

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New Study Explores Relationship Between Middle School Students’ Cognitive Development and Virtual Reality

VRJournal

Health Study: Student scores showed significant improvements in understanding of pulmonary circulation to and from the heart, as well as blood circulation. The post New Study Explores Relationship Between Middle School Students’ Cognitive Development and Virtual Reality appeared first on VRJournal. Health VR Industry and Technology Cognitive Development health Virtual reality zSpace

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Study: Consumers Who Try a VR Headset Are Likely to Buy One

VRJournal

The post Study: Consumers Who Try a VR Headset Are Likely to Buy One appeared first on VRJournal. Seeing is believing when it comes to virtual reality. That’s according to a new report from Parks Associates. A new market snapshot. Featured VR Industry and Technology VR Headset

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4-D goggles let virtual objects “touch” users

VRWorld

The creation is based on the neuroscience team’s new study that maps the regions of the brain dedicated to multisensory integration. Space and Science Virtual Reality (VR) VR World Wearables 4D goggles fmri multisensory integration neuroscience research study San Diego San Diego State University synchrony UC San Diego virtual reality VR vr goggles vr simulation

Top 8 First-Person POV VR/360 Experiences

VeeR VR

Case StudiesOne of the biggest advantages virtual reality boasts is how it transports you to vicarious experiences while preserving as much immersion and realness as possible, through POV (point of view, in this context specifically refers to first-person perspective) experiences. These experience could be viable in real life such as skydiving and windsuit racing, or only achievable through CGI, like parkouring in an animated realm or boarding a psychedelic trip.

Top 6 First-Person 360 Experiences

VeeR VR

Case StudiesDeStefano Dream. DeStefano Dream is a compilation of psychedelic art created by VeeR's top content producers, including QG3D , J-Walt , TAS , Schizo and Vinyl Williams. By VeeR VR Downtown Ziplining in Montréal. By VR2GO Aerobatic Jet Flight. By kind360. Teleport Me. By Adrift Pictures. The Drop. By inside360. Mont Blanc Region Paragliding. By Project360.

Top 8 First-Person 360 Experiences

VeeR VR

Case StudiesOne of the biggest advantages virtual reality boasts is how it transports you to vicarious experiences while preserving as much immersion and realness as possible. These experience could be viable in real life such as skydiving and windsuit racing, or only achievable through CGI, like parkouring in an animated realm or boarding a psychedelic trip. We've selected the following first-person point of view VR videos for you to enjoy, and live a wildly different life from yours.

Microsoft Shows New Research in Haptics With ‘CLAW’ VR Controller Prototype

Road to VR

Microsoft researchers carried out two user studies, detailed in the full research paper.

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Researchers Using VR to Minimize the Fear of Death

VRScout

A new study finds that creating out-of-body sensations in VR can help change your attitude towards death. The study is still in a stage of infancy as new findings continue to roll in. Slater has already expressed interest in studying long term effects of these VR “treatments” as well.

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Horror VR Experiences Can Have Psychological Effects On Users

Infinityleap

If you talk specifically about scientists, they are trying to study and understand the effects of virtual reality technology on a person’s mind.

Psychologists Use VR to Test Whether You’ll Save.

AllThingsVR

Psychologists Use VR to Test Whether You’ll Save Someone’s Life In a study published on Wednesday in the journal Neuropsychologia, Patil and his fellow researchers found that test subjects who helped the struggling colleague also possessed a larger right anterior insula.

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Language Education Enters The 21st Century With MondlyAR Learning App

VRScout

Study 33 new languages in the first AR language learning app with integrated speech recognition. It’s a well known fact that learning a second language is an excellent way of strengthening the brain and improving one’s cognitive process.

The Best Encoding Settings For Your 4k 360 3D VR Videos + FREE Encoding Tool

PurplePill VR

Studying Chris Milk. We downloaded the VRSE app for both Cardboard and Gear VR for “study purposes”. However, the trick is revealed once we study a frame from the video: In the screenshot you notice that you’re unable to see the bottom of Clinton’s desk.

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How VR Can Ease the Transition for First-Time Wheelchair Users

VRScout

The project was born out of a study focused on facilitating empathy through immersive experiences. The designers logged obstacles, collected data from POV photos and videos, and studied multiple accessibility maps before honing in on the Wheelchair Training Program’s final form. “We

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Google’s Augmented Reality Microscope Quickly Highlights Cancer Cells

UploadVR

Locating cancer with a standard microscope is a difficult and time-consuming process, with a raft of information for doctors to study and investigate. Discovering and diagnosing cancer may have just become much easier thanks to augmented reality.

Using VR and an exoskeletons to help paraplegics regain.

AllThingsVR

The study, which appeared this week in Scientific Reports, looked at a group of paraplegic patients suffering from a chronic spinal cord injury.

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