VR goggles and giant touchscreen tables: How Audi explains new car technology

The company is using VR the way you might think, as well as some novel applications. sci tech news

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Powis PopUp Viewer announced

Virtual Reality (VR) is one area in the consumer electronics industry that is slowly but surely picking up steam. There are more and more gaming titles revealed for the platform, especially in the Oculus Rift ‘department’, if you may call it so, not to mention other VR viewers that intend to make their mark. The Powis PopUp Viewer is one of them, where it has been developed based on Google …
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Windows Holographic coming to Windows desktop next year

Any Windows PC with a VR headset will be able to run Microsoft’s 3D interface. sci tech news

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Intel’s all-in-one Alloy VR headset doesn’t require a PC or smartphone

“Mixed reality” device can see hands, objects, people with inside-out tracking. sci tech news

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Virtual reality helps eight paralysed people feel their legs

Virtual reality helps eight paralysed people feel their legs:

Eight paralysed people have regained some feeling in their legs after training with brain-controlled robotic systems.

Miguel Nicolelis, at Duke University in North Carolina, and his team used a virtual reality system which connects to the brain to simulate leg control in eight people who had suffered spinal cord injuries.

Of these, five people had been paralysed for at least five years, while two had been paralysed for more than a decade.

But after a year of training in this way, four of the paralysed people were experiencing sensations and muscle control in their legs that was so strong that their diagnoses were upgraded from complete to partial paralysis.

Most of the people who took part in the training also said they had better bladder control and bowel function, meaning they could cut back on laxatives and catheters, reducing their risk of catching life-threatening infections.

“Until now, nobody has seen recovery of these functions in a patient so many years after being diagnosed with complete paralysis,” says Nicolelis.

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Dlodlo reveals first consumer grade VR glasses

Dlodlo might be a wee bit more challenging to pronounce compared to other company names, but I suppose that it is here to stay, especially after it had gone forward to launch the first consumer grade VR glasses in the world over in the Big Apple. Dlodlo is a VR (virtual reality) equipment and platform developer, and its consumer VR product Glass known as the V1 will certainly turn heads. …
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Create your own VR rave with Tilt Brush’s new “Audio Reactor” mode

Ars tests out paint-sculpting app’s first music-synced mode, many new paint strokes. sci tech news

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Plantronics RIG has a fancy new line of headphones for gamers

My love of gaming is only topped by my love of coffee and food, and when a brand that I know has made some pretty solid products to enhance my gaming experience comes out with a new line, it feels like Christmas. Plantronics announced last month that a whole new series of RIG headphones would be hitting the market during the holiday season of this year. That just lets us …
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PSA: The first Star Wars lightsaber VR demo is now free on Vive

Don’t buy a Vive solely for Trials on Tatooine, but it’s a lovely lightsaber freebie. sci tech news

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Deepoon M2 VR Headset claims to be the first all-in-one model in the world

In this world, there are always many different kinds of world’s firsts — which is a claim to fame. It is like a hallmark for an organization or something to be proud of. Deepoon is proud to announce that they have revealed the first all-in-one VR headset in the world, calling it the Deepoon M2. This standalone virtual reality headset started to ship from the end of last month, and …
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