Holocaust Survivor Experiences Her Own Rescue in Virtual Reality
Amélie Diamant-Holmstrom fled Europe in 1940 on a ship of young refugees. That journey is the subject of the Defying the Nazis VR experience
10 ways virtual reality is revolutionizing medicine and healthcare - TechRepublic
Virtual reality isn't just about gaming. Here are 10 ways VR is, and has been, seeping into the way medical professionals train, diagnose, and treat.
SIGGRAPH 2015 - Real-Time Live! : The Full Show
An interactive extravaganza that celebrates real-time achievements within the intersection of genius technical skills and creative beauty, Real-Time Live! sh...
This Suit Allows You To Feel What It's Like to Be Old
An immersive headset simulates cataracts, glaucoma, hearing loss, and even aphasia. The company hopes it will encourage families to talk about long-term-care planning.
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Reinventing the Wheel: Goodyear Unveils 3D Printed Spherical Tire Concept
This spherical tire concept is the Eagle-360. It is supposed to create a smoother ride with better maneuvering, allowing self-driving cars to navigate tight spaces.
Nike just unveiled the first real power-lacing sneaker, the…
It’s finally here. After teaming up with Michael J. Fox to tease us with self-lacing Nike Mags on Back To The Future day in October, Nike has finally announced a mass production shoe that will feature real-life power laces. Meet the HyperAdapt 1.0. Announced today at the Nike Innovation Summit, the HyperAdapt 1.0 will be the first shoe to take advantage of Nike’s adaptive lacing (self-tying)…
VR & Technology Convergence
Unexpected convergent consequences... this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once. This blog (the third of seven) is a look at Virtual and Augmented Reality. Future blogs will look at other tech areas. An expert might be reasonably good at predicting the growth of a single exponential technology (e.g.
Autonomous Search-and-Rescue Drones Outperform Humans at Navigating Forest Trails
In what could one day help find missing people in forests, a team of researchers used deep learning to train an autonomous drone to navigate a previously-unseen trail in a densely wooded forest com…