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This incredible gadget lets you draw physical 3D objects in mid-air

There’s a reason 3D printing is so popular these days: it’s awesome. Instead of having to spend thousands of dollars working with a prototyping …

Pilot projects show how VR will revolutionize education

A research report recently published in China entitled “The Impact of VR on Academic Performance,” asserts that virtual reality improves student test scores and knowledge retention. VR-based learning also tends to leave no student behind since it is able to appeal to even the least responsive of …

Virtual Reality

Microsoft’s AI will describe images in Word and PowerPoint for blind users

Artificial intelligence may be making small and steady advances in general-purpose situations like digital assistants. But it’s the more subtle AI accessibility features that have a more substantial impact today, especially for users with disabilities. For instance, an upcoming feature for Office …

Augmented reality treatment reduces phantom pain in missing limbs

Phantom limb pain is a mysterious ailment: people with amputations experience aches and acute pains in an arm or leg that isn’t there — making the problem notoriously difficult to treat. But a new type of therapy using augmented reality is surprisingly effective at reducing even the most …

Wandered.space helps you explore the cool spots all around you

Wandered.space is a service for those moments when you want to explore the area around you, but don’t know where to go.<p>It was created this weekend at TechCrunch’s Disrupt London hackathon by a team of three coworkers from Seattle-based Azuqua. One of them, Skyler Hartle, told me that they were …

GearEye - The Ultimate Gear Management System

GearEye is a smart gear management system for on-the-go professionals. It enables you to manage your equipment through thick and thin: organization, …

Virtual reality aims to transport lonely patients out of the hospital bed

Virtual reality may be struggling to crossover into the gaming mainstream, but doctors are excited about the role it could play in medical treatment …

ZapBox: "Mixed Reality" for $30

What people are saying about ZapBox<p>What is ZapBox?<p>ZapBox is an affordable way to experience <b>Mixed Reality</b> and <b>Room-Scale Virtual Reality</b> using the …

Ulo: misschien wel de schattigste beveiligingscamera ooit

In een wereld waar we altijd verbonden zijn, is het op afstand in de gaten houden van bijvoorbeeld je huis geen enkel probleem. Er zijn vele …

Nederlandse politie onderzoekt plaats delict met augmented reality

Je bent de eerste politieman die aankomt bij het plaats delict: een verdacht ecstasylab. Het staat er vol met drugsspullen, maar welk bewijsmateriaal …

Touching things in VR with your real hands is a total game changer

The first thing you instinctively want to do after strapping on a VR headset and diving into a virtual world is to reach out and touch what you …

Google launches location-sharing app so you can let trusted contacts know that you’re safe

Google has launched a new location-sharing app today that’s designed to let friends and family keep tabs on each other’s whereabouts.<p>With Trusted Contacts for Android, you can designate any of your contacts as “trusted,” meaning that those specific friends and family can see your activity status, …

Verlamde vrouw kan opnieuw communiceren met breinimplantaat

Een verlamde vrouw uit Nederland kan weer communiceren dankzij een breinimplantaat dat zij aanstuurt met alleen haar gedachten. Het is de allereerste …