Joe Gabriel

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How VR Is Changing the Game for Product Designers

Goodbye foam core mockups, hello VR environments<p>A few years ago when my colleagues were designing an aging-in-place walk-in shower for Jacuzzi, they …

Virtual Reality

The world won’t be recognisable

Although it looks brand-new, boffins have been working on augmented reality for fifty years, starting with multimillion-dollar in-helmet displays …

Augmented Reality

The opportunity ‘is huge’: Why tech developers are trying to tackle mental health

SAN FRANCISCO — Here in the technology epicenter of the world, developers are increasingly writing code and launching products to try to disrupt yet …

Mental Health

STARBASE camp students explore STEM topics with hands-on activities

Middle school students across the nation are engaging in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics in new ways at STARBASE, a …

Middle School

Tokyo restaurant invites guests to dine in virtual reality | world-news | photos

A woman wears VR glasses while projection mapping is cast on a table and walls during a media preview at "Tree by Naked, Yoyogi Park" restaurant in …

Virtual Reality

NASA's history archive enables company to recreate Apollo 11 experience in VR- Technology News, Firstpost

We celebrated the <b>50 Anniversary</b> of the Apollo 11 mission on 20 July and a day later, NASA has just announced that you can relive the entire …

Virtual Reality

Afraid of Needles? 'VR Pain Medication' Could Fix That

Virtual reality doesn’t come in a pill (yet), but it could be used as a form of pain management.<p>According to the emergency room of St Joseph’s …

Virtual Reality

The new Vuze XR is a 2D 360° camera and 3D 180° camera in one

It looks like 360° cameras and content is starting to evolve. As companies have realised that 180° 3D content is far more useful to viewers than …

Virtual Reality

Life On Mars: More Habitation Module Designs By Foster + Partners Revealed

Foster + Partners, the illustrious architecture firm behind many New York projects such as Hearst Headquarters and this $36.5 million mansion overlooking the Hudson (just to name a few), as well as the new Apple campus and numerous buildings around the world, have unveiled more details about their …

Foster and Partners

Get on the water at Artscape with the National Aquarium's virtual reality tour

The <b>National Aquarium</b> is bringing the harbor views to <b>Artscape</b>.<p>Near the corner of Dolphin St. and right next to the giant octopus made of repurposed …

Virtual Reality

This VR Founder Wants to Gamify Empathy to Reduce Racial Bias

Clorama Dorvilias wants to remove shame and guilt from diversity and inclusion training.<p>The tech industry, and companies like Starbucks, have spent millions of dollars to address implicit racial bias through diversity initiatives and racial sensitivity trainings. When Starbucks closed 8,000 of its …

Virtual Reality

A Virtual Version of Macallan's New Distillery is Coming to New York's Grand Central Station

Macallan opened a new distillery in Scotland last month, but now you don’t need a plane ticket in order to see it. Before opening the £140 million …

Virtual Reality

Augmented Reality (AR) vs. Virtual Reality (VR): What's the Difference? - PCMag Australia

AR and VR Are Not the Same<p>The terms "virtual reality" and "augmented reality" get thrown around a lot these days, thanks to the resurgence of VR …

Augmented Reality

Joshua is a paraplegic but through VR is experiencing the joys of walking

Prince of Wales Hospital is trialling VR therapy this month to see whether there are benefits for patients, especially those who have to stay in …

Virtual Reality

Get your moon boots ready: Samsung’s new VR experience launches you into space

Previous Next<p>1 of 8<p>Forty-nine years ago, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon for the first time in history. …

Virtual Reality

Now You Can See Your Dream Home In Virtual Reality - Here's How This Startup Is Doing It

After a lull last year, India’s real estate market is on the upswing again, especially in Mumbai, Bangalore and New Delhi. The Indian middle class’ purchasing power has significantly increased in the past decade, as realty investments in major metros and Tier 2 towns are on the rise. And the market …

Virtual Reality

Samsung's latest VR moonshot literally takes a shot at the moon

If you've ever wondered what it's like on the moon, Samsung is trying to bring it virtually down to Earth.<p>In New York on Thursday, Samsung opened an elaborate virtual-reality experience called A Moon for All Mankind. With a specialized rig harnessed to your body, you can jump into the air with the …

Virtual Reality

Lowe's Holoroom Test Drive uses VR to let you 'try before you buy'

<b>Why it matters:</b> Virtual reality provides an immersive platform for gaming. However, it does have practical applications as well. Companies are …

Augmented Reality

Art adventure Concrete Genie is a magical PS4 gem

Jet Set Radio meets Okami meets The Last Guardian for a lovely little journey<p><i>Concrete Genie</i> seems like one of those unassuming games that don’t command a lot of attention, what with its boy hero and lack of combat. But the PlayStation 4 exclusive’s humble appearance is soon belied by the world it …

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Step into the first virtual reality cannabis dispensary

Toronto's Weed VR launches technology that will allow consumers to virtually touch and smell weed products online – getting a real high from the …

Virtual Reality

VIDEO: Take virtual reality 'walk in Mandela's footsteps'

Johannesburg - South African management consulting firm, IQbusiness, on Monday launched the Nelson Mandela Virtual Reality journey which will allow …

Virtual Reality

As older population grows, Massachusetts angles to become the Silicon Valley for ‘age-tech’

Massachusetts leaders think it’s time to apply the state’s Yankee ingenuity — its potent mix of brainpower and technology prowess — to solving the …

GE Healthcare

VR and power tools: What could go wrong?

Lowe’s Innovation Labs wants DIY enthusiasts to strap on a VR rig and pick up a hedge trimmer.<p>There is nothing clumsier or more vulnerable than an adult human inside a virtual reality rig. Their senses are completely cut off from reality. They’re walking, jumping, and flailing around real space. …

Virtual Reality

Facebook aims to become a world-leading provider of consumer hardware

Imagine a future where you could type with your mind or wear glasses that overlay a virtual world onto the real-world. This future could soon be …

EON Virtual Reality Innovation Academy to hold reverse job fair Friday

Recruiters, who are looking for employees with virtual reality developing and modeling experience, are invited to meet recent graduates of an …

Virtual Reality

Move your kids past simply consuming virtual reality. They need to be making it. Tour Creator can help

I spent part of last Monday working with the awesome staff of the Eisenhower Foundation at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum. They hosted …

Virtual Reality

Relaxation Among Many Benefits of Virtual Reality

Jul 16th 2018<p>Relaxation Among the Many Benefits of Virtual Reality<p>Strap on an Oculus Rift headset and find yourself another world. Immersive …

Virtual Reality

LA Film Festival preps for fall debut with diversity push, new programs and guest Jacqueline Lyanga

This year’s LA Film Festival, running for the first time in its new fall position Sept. 20-28, is beginning to take shape. On Tuesday, the festival announced a number of programs and events, with further programming announcements expected at the end of the month.<p>Under the leadership of festival …

Film Festivals

Quiet is Endangered—so Sanctuaries of Silence Preserved it in Virtual Reality

In an age where noise pollution is omnipresent, Global Oneness Project’s new film urges viewers to learn how to listen again.It was 3 a.m. and Gordon …

Virtual Reality

Local researches using virtual reality to manage pain

Loading...<p>Virtual reality is showing promise addressing a very real problem in health care.<p>Local researchers are exploring ways this technology can …

Virtual Reality