Can Virtual Reality Help With Depression?

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Since the late ’90s, mental health professionals have been using virtual reality to treat post-traumatic stress disorders. The Rise of Virtual Reality Treatments. However, virtual reality programs aren’t designed as standalone treatments.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2020

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So, here you are how I envision this 2020 in virtual reality! (I’ll PlayStation VR selling more than 5 million units until now has proven that console players like virtual reality. The major companies are already working on this, as we’ll see in the section related to content, and the name of Half-Life: Alyx alone is already driving many new people into virtual reality. You could also have diminished reality and make objects disappear.

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Virtual Reality in Healthcare

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Virtual reality, or VR, is shaping up to be the next big technology to revolutionize the healthcare industry. From training new doctors to innovative ways of diagnosing and helping patients, virtual reality brings some major new methods for interactions in healthcare. Some practices even already started implementing virtual reality into their treatments and training. What Is Virtual Reality? The Uses of Virtual Reality in Healthcare.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

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Yesterday, I have dressed as a fortune teller and I have given you my predictions for augmented reality in 2019. Now, it is the turn of virtual reality. Let me do some speculations… Virtual Reality in 2018. Virtual Reality in 2018 has not performed that awesomely good : in my opinion, it has just laid the foundations for the success that will come in the upcoming years. This has been the year of the disbelief in virtual reality.

Understanding Layers of Oppression Through Virtual Reality

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Virtual reality has many fascinating applications. See Also: How XpertVR Is Changing the Face of Traditional Research With Virtual Reality. Virtual Reality as a Tool in Research. How Virtual Reality Promotes Critical Consciousness.

Can Virtual Reality Be Used to Train Firefighters?

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Utah-based company eLearning Brothers has made a safer approach to training firefighters using virtual reality. Here, we’ll delve into the advantages of virtual reality in training firefighters. How Virtual Reality Enhances Fire Training.

Social VR: Virtual Reality Headsets Eliminating the Distance Between Us

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More Personal Interaction With Virtual Reality Headsets. Aside from enabling real-time feedback and collaboration, virtual reality also creates a more realistic form of interaction. But virtual reality headsets make this possible.

3 Virtual Reality Films to Watch in Quarantine

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Virtual reality offers a welcome escape from isolation and loneliness during this global health crisis. Often, you can even interact with others within the virtual realm. Virtual Reality Films to Watch in Quarantine. Virtual Reality in Quarantine.

Is Virtual Reality The Next Big Break For B2B?

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Virtual reality is one of those technologies that has been hyped for several years. Promotion of big-ticket items like office spaces, homes, and industrial equipment can now be executed using virtual reality by featuring them in a 3D environment. Virtual Stores.

The MetaMovie review: Theater meets Virtual Reality in a fun adventure

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The concept is very interesting, because it mixes theater with virtual reality. Aegis Wolf from the Neos dev team spent various minutes helping me in solving the issue s (damn Oculus Virtual Audio Device) and in explaining me how to interact with Neos menus.

China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

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We all know that China is a country that is betting big on Virtual Reality. Some days ago, the Chinese government has released a document that states how China really wants to commit to VR , how wants the ecosystem to grow well and fast and how also wants to lead the world for what concerns virtual reality. It can also be an opportunity to get to know what each country should try obtaining in the next years for what concerns virtual reality.

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Sensorium Galaxy Reveals New Details About Virtual Reality Avatars

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Sensorium Corporation announced that it will be using photorealistic avatars of world-famous artists on its upcoming social virtual reality platform —Sensorium Galaxy. Seamless Interaction in Virtual Reality. Also, you can play games with others within the virtual world.

Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health

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From helping passengers chill out during long-haul flights to AI-powered virtual therapists , this is a very promising space indeed. For companies looking to get into Immersive technologies our VR Consultancy service offers comprehensive support in strategic deployment of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. The post Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health appeared first on Tech Trends.

XTAL hands on: an interesting glimpse to Virtual Reality 2.0

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Apart from the splendid Cathedral and the tasty Trdelnik, Prague also features an interesting Virtual Reality startup: VRgineers. Having a tour inside VRgineers, that is a startup that is trying to develop almost all the main parts of its headset , made me understand how creating a Virtual Reality headset is incredibly difficult. The post XTAL hands on: an interesting glimpse to Virtual Reality 2.0

5 Bizarre Virtual Reality Headsets

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Whether it be the 90’s or even the 21st century, these virtual reality monstrosities are the definition of ridiculous. Virtual reality is all too familiar with this phenomenon. Here are a few of the strangest virtual reality head-mounted displays we could find. Once again, the following headsets are/were ACTUAL functioning pieces of technology that an ACTUAL person signed-off on: THE VIRTUAL IO I-GLASSES. VIRTUAL BOY.

The Benefits of Virtual Reality in Banking

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What comes to mind when you think of virtual reality ? The immersive nature of virtual reality makes the often dull world of finance more compelling for people. See Also: Applications of Augmented and Virtual Reality in the Financial Industry. Why the Finance Industry Needs Virtual Reality. Banks can use virtual reality to present their services in a new light. Virtual Reality Applications in the Financial Industry.

Oculus Quest Review: consumer Virtual Reality v1 is here

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Configuring the Wi-fi is really easy using your smartphone and you don’t have to type the password with an annoying virtual keyboard. The companion app makes setting some features of the device a very short process : activating developer mode just requires few taps on it, and connecting to the Wi-Fi can be made easily with you typing the password on your smartphone and not on some cumbersome virtual keyboard. The reality is: both are right. reviews virtual reality

The Advantages of Using Virtual Reality for Team Building

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Fortunately, virtual reality is thriving. From skills training to team building, virtual reality can empower the workforce in all kinds of ways. Why Use Virtual Reality for Team Building. See Also: 3 Virtual Reality Films to Watch in Quarantine.

How Virtual Reality Enhances Supermarket Shopping

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Grocery shopping might forever change because of virtual reality. Virtual supermarkets make shopping fun and exciting. Here, we’ll find out how virtual reality enhances the shopping experience. Virtual Reality in Supermarkets. Instead of shopping for goods on a retailer’s website, virtual reality takes you to a digital environment. Although virtual, it can still feel like you’re moving through a physical space.

Virtual Reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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Some days ago, while browsing the Facebook group VIRTUAL REALITY, I found a post comparing the Gartner Hype Cycle 2017 and 2018. The results of the comparison were basically two: Augmented Reality has not moved in the graph; Virtual Reality has disappeared. Virtual Reality, instead, was going towards the right part of the graph in 2017 and this year it has disappeared. Virtual Reality has many applications in which it is already useful.

Online Meme Becomes (Virtual) Reality With ‘Banana For Scale’ Game

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Now, 15 years later, the joke has been taken so far that it now exists as its own fully-fledged VR game where you use virtual bananas to measure virtual objects… for scale? As the title would suggest, the concept is simple – grab virtual bananas from a dispenser, measure the given object in each level, and dump the appropriate amount of bananas into a tube to confirm how tall the object is in bananas.

How Virtual Reality Promotes Road Safety

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Airlines have been using virtual reality to train pilots for decades, way before the technology even became mainstream. Virtual reality is one of the newest solutions that authorities are exploring for promoting safe driving practices. Due to its immersive nature, it can show road-users the hard-hitting reality of traffic accidents without actually putting them in danger. Virtual Reality Applications for Promoting Safe Driving Practices.

Is 2020 Virtual Reality’s Breakout Year?

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After decades of speculation, anticipation, hype, and disappointment, is 2020 virtual reality ’s breakout year? As someone who studies the psychology and ergonomics of virtual and augmented technologies, I’ve long known the key to mass adoption lies in a positive user experience, which virtual reality is now poised to deliver. The early iterations of virtual reality were expensive, stationary, and did not leave users wanting more.

#SXSW2019 – Feeling Real Sensations in Virtual Reality

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It’s the virtual reality body suit that people might imagine when they think of such things Click To Tweet. The project started out with a desire to make an “immersive suit” suit for gaming in virtual reality. Their website explains that the “smart textile transfers sensations from the virtual world to the human body through tiny electrical impulses controlled by an on-board mini-computer (Control Unit).”

Editorial: Why Half-Life: Alyx could be very important for Virtual Reality

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And since the game is in VR only, everyone reading a tech magazine, or taking part in a gaming community today is reading about a virtual reality game. The gaming community is gaining awareness of virtual reality, and of its importance. This enables a lot of new possibilities in virtual reality games. The post Editorial: Why Half-Life: Alyx could be very important for Virtual Reality appeared first on The Ghost Howls.

Can Virtual Reality Improve Science Education?

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The education sector isn’t immune to the disruption of revolutionary innovations, including virtual reality. Let’s take a closer look at how virtual learning enhances science education. The Importance of Virtual Reality in the Classroom. See Also: How Virtual and Augmented Reality will Change the way Children Learn. The rise of virtual reality has come at a very opportune time.

Augmented, virtual reality see uptake during pandemic

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Virtual Reality health simulation with Arch Virtual. Image courtesy Arch Virtual. ). The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the use of virtual reality and augmented reality, experts say, especially in retail, education and health. ” But the biggest growth areas are health care and education, he said, as well as events and conferences that have moved from in-person events to virtual reality. Image courtesy Arch Virtual. ).

Exploring Virtual Reality in Dubai

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The sheer drop is horrendously realistic, specially given the fact you’ve been looking at the real thing out the windows before entering that virtual environment. Overall it’s a really well designed experience made by British company Inition , which was also behind the vertigo-inducing experience where you can virtually slide down the Shard in London launched last year. The post Exploring Virtual Reality in Dubai appeared first on VRScout.

How XpertVR Is Changing the Face of Traditional Research With Virtual Reality

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Virtual reality has gotten more sophisticated over the years. Using Virtual Reality for Market Research. That’s where virtual reality comes in. Since virtual mock-ups are customizable and controllable, they can make quick changes to testing environments.

Cannes XR Virtual Brings Art to Life With Virtual Reality

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Cannes XR Virtual is The Marché du Film’s online virtual reality art showcase taking place from June 24 to 26. The virtual exhibit seeks to bring together executives from the traditional filmmaking industry, indie producers, XR artists, tech giants, and investors. Museum of Other Realities (MOR) is co-hosting Cannes XR. See Also: How Virtual Reality Takes Art to New Heights. The Beginnings of Cannes XR Virtual. Cannes XR Virtual Formats.

Art, Fear, and Virtual Reality

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So tonight we’re teaming up with some of our most creative friends in LA to celebrate art, fear, and virtual reality at the VRScout Haunted Mansion. The post Art, Fear, and Virtual Reality appeared first on VRScout. It’s scary to put yourself out there. To experience something that changes your view of just about everything. To upend your life in its pursuit. To make something hard, in an unclear world, for an audience that doesn’t really exist.

SeaWorld Shifts Entertainment To Virtual Reality Coaster

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Virtual reality of course. SeaWorld Orlando will be introducing Central Florida’s first virtual-reality roller coaster next summer, retrofitting their existing Kraken coaster with VR headsets that will have you traveling deep into the sea with mythical and prehistoric creatures. Interestingly enough, virtual reality was first used on the streets outside the San Diego aquatic park by PETA to protest the treatment of killer whales.

The Future of Location-Based Virtual Reality

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For companies looking to get into Immersive technologies such as VR/AR/MR/XR our Virtual Reality Consultancy services offer guidance and support on how best to incorporate these into your brand strategy. The post The Future of Location-Based Virtual Reality appeared first on Tech Trends. Tech Trends VR Tech AR Augmented Reality Immersive Entertainment Mixed Reality SPACES SpringboardVR Technology The Void Virtual Reality VR VR Arcades VR Consultancy XR

IMAX Virtual Reality Coming in Q4 2016

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But Virtual Reality can be better, period. The studio is currently working on John Wick VR with Lionsgate and Wevr and has already been demoing a Walking Dead experience which involves players sitting in a virtual wheelchair wielding a shotgun like controller. 360-Degree Movies 360-Degree Video 3D VR Sound Hardware HTC Vive Oculus Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News VR VR Movies VR NewsIMAX screens are big, very big.

What is Virtual Reality?

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I first had to update to their new version and during the App feature preview noted they have a default Virtual Reality section. Upon installation of the new app, I excitedly selected the Virtual Reality section. This view of VR could be for many, their first introduction to "Virtual Reality." However, this is NOT Virtual Reality. So what is Virtual Reality or VR?

Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality

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The game took over 8,800 working hours to create and boasts the largest animated virtual cast of characters ever based on real people inside a single VR experience Click To Tweet. Immersive VR Education was founded by husband-wife team – David (CEO) and Sandra (COO) Whelan in 2014, where they proceeded to create a virtual learning platform called ENGAGE for universities and corporate educators. The post Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality appeared first on Tech Trends.

New PwC Report: The Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Soft Skills Training

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It’s no secret that virtual reality is an effective tool for hard skills training and job simulations. How Effective Is Virtual Reality in Soft Skills Training? A virtual headset ecosystem can cost up to $1,000.