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Oculus announces new $199 self-contained VR headset called Oculus Go, shipping in 2018

Oculus is announcing a new standalone VR headset that will sit in the middle of its lineup between the mobile Gear VR and high-end Oculus Rift, called Oculus Go. Oculus Go will ship early next year for $199, not too much more than the $129 Gear VR and significantly less than the $499 Rift. It’s …

Virtual Reality

iPhone Apps Could Be A Revolution In Health — If People Use Them

A study provides an early glimpse into Apple’s much-hyped attempt to transform its smartphones into scientific research tools.<p>More than a year and a half ago, Apple unveiled a new breed of iPhone apps that would let people participate in scientific studies anytime, anywhere — at least in theory. …

Google has created a tool that tests for clinical depression

People often delay seeking treatment for mental health conditions like depression. The longer they wait to see their doctors, the worse the condition becomes, making it harder to treat in the future.<p>In an effort to encourage more patients to seek treatment sooner, Google announced Aug. 23 that it …

Mental Health

How Virtual Reality Works In Construction

This column is authored by Jason Vander Griendt, Founder, Render3DQuicklyThe post How Virtual Reality Works In Construction appeared first on iamwire.

Mixed Reality

How VR is revolutionizing the way future doctors are learning about our bodies

Wearing virtual reality goggles, Jordan Holler was hard at work taking apart muscles inside of a body.

Virtual Reality

Review: Australia’s First Virtual Reality Rollercoaster Is Weird (But Awesome)

<i>Arkham Asylum</i> was already one of Movie World’s most thrilling rollercoasters, and just over a year ago, a new virtual reality experience was …

Virtual Reality

New Google Daydream View headsets to come in three new colours and cost $99- Technology News, Firstpost

Google unveiled the <b>first Daydream view headset</b> at the MadeByGoogle event in October 2016, that also saw the launch of the Google branded Pixel …

Virtual Reality

Fitbit cuts staff as interest in wearables stalls

Fitbit will cut more than 100 jobs as its financial struggles continue, reflecting an ongoing pessimism in the wearables market.<p>The fitness band maker will cut 6pc of its workforce, 110 jobs globally, as part of a bid to save $200m as it fights declining revenue forecasts. The company disclosed …

Using design thinking to cope with chronic illness - Scope

Design thinking may be able to help us disentangle one of the most perplexing complications in the prevention, management, and treatment of chronic …

Design makes AI smarter

Be user centric and focused. Build a give-and-take relationship that engages users to teach the AI.Designers today most likely have been designing …

Artificial Intelligence

How Virtual Reality Is Revolutionizing Healthcare

The virtual reality revolution is here. A new generation of VR headsets brings immersion to new levels—the feeling of presence, of actually being in …

Web Development Trends 2017

Web development is progressing at incredible speed these days and trends that were hot in 2016, today will be considered nothing less than archaic. …

Virtual Reality

Exploring the New Frontiers of Classroom Virtual Reality

<i>Virtual Reality Technology doesn’t have to be disruptive, and teachers are already using it to bring lessons to life</i><p>Y<i>ou’re on your way to Mars — </i>says …

Education Technology

Lego-like bricks and bots aimed at making coding fun

"We are starting to see robots in hospitals, schools, and even our homes," Dr. Danny Eizicovits of Algobrix noted. "By teaching our kids to …

Bots

Top 3 UI Techniques That Users Hate Most

This curated column is authored by software developer & UXThe post Top 3 UI Techniques That Users Hate Most appeared first on iamwire.

Startups (India)

3D display technology promises to ease eye strain in VR and AR

While we're seeing some exciting leaps forward in virtual reality and augmented reality right now, the human body is still adjusting to these types …

This Website Lets You Download, Print Old Graphic Design Posters For Free

<b>If you’ve</b> always been in awe of people who have never designed with lasso tools or color adjustment functions, here’s some good news—a website lets …

Graphic Design

Bob Iger says no to virtual reality headsets at Disney parks, aims for augmented reality instead

Walt Disney Co.’s chief executive has no interest in having theme park visitors strap on virtual reality headsets that block out their view and place them inside a digital world.<p>Smaller rivals, including Knott’s Berry Farm, SeaWorld and<p>Six Flags, have turned to such virtual reality experiences as …

Someone strapped a VR tracker to a cat to play video games with it

Look, I’m not going to pad things out here. A game studio called Triangular Pixels strapped a Vive VR tracker to a cat with a little cat jacket, coded a matching digital cat into virtual reality, and now the cat can follow players around inside VR. The software “detects cats standing up, walking …

Virtual Reality