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Virtual reality app store Wear VR secures $1.5M in funding

Posted in Games on 8th Apr, 2015 07:24 PM
by AlexMuller
While Oculus, Valve, and more focus on developing the hardware for virtual reality, one company is already well on its way to cornering the VR app market.
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You Can Now Use Your Cellphone As A 3D Modeling Tool

Posted in Games on 2nd Apr, 2015 03:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have created a new technology that uses the camera and accelerometers in an average cellphone to measure real objects in 3D space.
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The new generation of creatives and digital makers

Posted in Games on 13th Mar, 2015 12:21 AM
by AlexMuller
All around the world, children are making apps, games, building robots and programming Raspberry Pi computers as if their lives depended on it.
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Tobii eye-tracking technology lets you add a new layer to game control

Posted in Games on 13th Mar, 2015 12:04 AM
by AlexMuller
The eye-tracking technology has been honed over the past decade to a point where it is now a viable method for controlling games.
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Google is reportedly working on a virtual-reality version of Android

Posted in Games on 7th Mar, 2015 08:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has tasked a group of engineers with developing a version of Android to power VR applications.
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HTC and Valve reveal a virtual reality headset at the MWC summit

Posted in Games on 2nd Mar, 2015 10:48 PM
by AlexMuller
The HTC Vive will be paired with wireless controllers and tracking technology to let wearers explore computer generated environments by walking round their rooms.
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Tech demo lets you visit the International Space Station in VR

Posted in Games on 1st Mar, 2015 08:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Earthlight lets you explore the outside of the International Space Station through an Oculus Rift headset, with Microsoft Kinect 2 motion tracking of your hands and arms.
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Magic Leap sheds light on its retina-based augmented-reality 3D displays

Posted in Games on 21st Feb, 2015 05:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Magic Leap is working on technology that shines images on your retinas, creating augmented reality that blends the real world with fantasy.
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Future Fitness: Cycling through virtual universes

Posted in Games on 14th Feb, 2015 08:07 PM
by AlexMuller
A new VR kit is taking cycling away from the spin classes and into amazing virtual worlds.
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With virtual reality blowing up, first VR accelerator unveils initial 13 startups

Posted in Games on 31st Jan, 2015 10:02 PM
by AlexMuller
Developers are swarming to the new VR technology and investors want to get in on the new companies.
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Virtual reality content on offer to airline passengers

Posted in Games on 29th Jan, 2015 06:35 PM
by AlexMuller
First-class passengers flying between Australia and the US will soon be able to watch content via a virtual reality headset, airline Qantas has announced.
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2015: The year virtual reality reaches the consumers

Posted in Games on 13th Jan, 2015 12:28 AM
by AlexMuller
With the purchase of OculusVR in 2014, Facebook effectively ushered in an era many knew was rapidly approaching.
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Computer program 'perfect at poker'

Posted in Games on 10th Jan, 2015 11:11 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have created a computer program they say is the perfect poker player and never makes a mistake.
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Minecraft: Pocket Edition made more money on Christmas Day than any other iOS app

Posted in Games on 27th Dec, 2014 08:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Minecraft: Pocket Edition was the top-grossing app for all of iOS on one of the biggest days of the year for mobile gaming.
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Scientists want to bring the moon closer with virtual reality

Posted in Games on 23rd Nov, 2014 09:37 PM
by AlexMuller
By pairing the spacefaring robot with Oculus Rift headsets here on Earth; turn your head and the robot on the moon will supposedly turn in tandem via head-tracking.
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The future of homework is: video games

Posted in Games on 22nd Nov, 2014 11:24 PM
by AlexMuller
The snowball effect of stress among teachers, students and parents over homework seems to be increasing with no end in sight.
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