Studying Social Presence in VR

Tech Trends VR

So when studying the psychological effects of being immersed and interacting with others in Virtual Reality, researchers at the University of British Columbia decided to use yawning patterns as a benchmark to compare people’s behaviours in real-world face-to-face interactions as opposed to VR.

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VR Studied As Therapy For Recurring Nightmares

UploadVR

Earlier this year, he and his team invited 19 study participants who said they have frequent nightmares. There is promise for VR to be involved nightmare treatment, but there needs to be more follow-up studies.”.

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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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Doctors Are Using VR To Study 3D Models Of Tumors

VRScout

VR could drastically effect how researchers study cancer. We want to create an interactive, faithful, 3D map of tumors that can be studied in virtual reality that scientists can ‘walk into’ and look at it in great detail,” said lead researcher Greg Hannon.

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UCLA Surgical Training Study Shows VR Beats Traditional Training by 130%

Road to VR

A randomized study conducted at UCLA to test the difference between VR and traditional surgical training found that medical students trained in VR scored significantly better than traditional methods.

Scientists Use Yawning To Study Social Presence In VR

VRScout

“People expect VR experiences to mimic actual reality and thus induce similar forms of thought and behaviour,” said Alan Kingstone, a professor in UBC’s department of psychology and the study’s senior author.

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Medivis App for Magic Leap One & HoloLens Lets You Study the Human Anatomy in Augmented Reality

Next Reality AR

On Thursday, the medical software company unveiled AnatomyX, an enterprise-level augmented reality platform for the HoloLens and the Magic Leap One targeting universities and teaching hospitals for the purpose of anatomy, physiology and pathology studies.

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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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Fan-Made Star Wars X-Wing VR Game Is Also A Study On Sim Sickness

UploadVR

It’s a research study designed to explore “the correlation between VR sickness and reference points in a 3D space” It’s no secret that intense VR experiences can make users sick. Want to take on the Death Star trench run in VR and also help fight sim sickness?

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VR Video Study Finds Netflix, Hulu Preferred Over 360 Apps And More

UploadVR

Tagged with: 360 video , fishbowl vr , netflix , study , VR. 360 Video 360 video fishbowl vr netflix study VRA lot of companies would have you believe 360 degree video is the future of storytelling.

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Small Study Suggests More Investigation Needed Into VR’s Effect On Kids

UploadVR

After seeing that I reached out the researchers who conducted the original study and looked through a 40-page report I was provided explaining their methodology, which involved only 20 children. “We were unsure of the effects of VR and saw this study as preliminary, with a view to expanding once results were known.” ” The small study performed three tests before and after kids aged 8-12 spent 20 minutes wearing a VR headset. VR study

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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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Best of TAB 2017 part 1: the top case studies

UploadVR

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.

Researchers Use AR To Study How Electric Fish Sense Their Surroundings

VRScout

The post Researchers Use AR To Study How Electric Fish Sense Their Surroundings appeared first on VRScout. NJIT researchers are using AR to hack the electric sensors of Glass knifefish.

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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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Stanford Studies Control Schemes for Three-armed Avatars in VR

Road to VR

Researchers at Stanford’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab have finally said “enough is enough,” and have begun studying which control schemes are most effective for use with a virtual third arm.

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Study finds VR to be a effective teaching tool for nurses

Hypergrid Business

The VR Airway Lab training application for medical professionals was recently put to the test in a study that found VR simulation to be on par, if not better than expected, when compared to a traditional teaching lab environment.

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VRvisu Lets Doctors Study Patient’s Tumors In VR

UploadVR

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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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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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 VR at the Denmark Summer School with VIA University College

EON Reality

The post Study VR at the Denmark Summer School with VIA University College appeared first on EON Reality. You can APPLY NOW for the VR Summer School at VIA University in collaboration with EON Reality and the VR Innovation Academy.

A Guide to Running a XR Usability Study

The Extended Mind

The objective of this final post is to give an overview of how the Extended Mind and Mozilla collaborated to execute this study and make recommendations for best practices in user research on cross platform (2D and XR) devices. This was part of the welcome and pre-Hubs interview in this study.

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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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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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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.

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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Learn About LEGO and Royal Family of Denmark in VR This Summer

EON Reality

Study VR in Denmark! Two of Denmark’s most renowned and well-loved brands, LEGO and The Royal House ( Kongehuset; The Danish Royal Family) , are the two business case studies announced for EON Reality and VIA’s innovative #VRSummerSchool, as it launches this year.

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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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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#781: Experiential Design of Psychedelic Therapy: The Multiplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies & the Future of FDA-Approved MDMA

Voices of VR

The Multiplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies has been doing frontier research into the therapeutic uses of psychedelics for the past 33 years, and they’re currently. Podcast Archive

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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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