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Nicole Girard
Griefer Madness: Terrorizing Virtual Worlds
09/19/07 4:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 1197 Words

Yet, considering the interview took place in the virtual world Second Life, perhaps she should have.

It's a Miserable Second Life
Since its public launch in 2003, the massively virtual reality world has evolved to include a mix of entrepreneurs...

Vivian Wagner
Reinventing Play With Augmented Reality Toys
09/13/13 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 621 Words

... reality and other interactive technologies are changing what it means to play, read and interact.

"For decades we have aspired to the holodeck as featured in Star Trek , whereby we can fully immerse ourselves in simulated surroundings," toy consultant Steven...

Peter Suciu
Zuckerberg Pays Virtual Visit to Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico
10/10/17 1:20 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 716 Words

... CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday used virtual reality tech to "teleport" to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and soon was dubbed a "heartless billionaire" by critics who felt he had exploited the dire situation in the U.S. territory. That likely isn't what Zuckerberg intended...

Andrew K. Burger
Virtual Real Estate: Building on an Imaginary Foundation
04/30/08 4:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 1574 Words

Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) and virtual worlds, such as Second Life , "EVE Online," Habbo , MapleStory and "World of Warcraft" are the next step in "network intermediated" social and economic interactions.

Combining the community aspect of social networks with...

Paul Teich
Merged VR: Augmented Reality Cubed
08/18/17 12:07 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1348 Words

... is considerable development activity at the high end of hardware and content creation for virtual reality and augmented reality, as well as such AR aliases as mixed reality, extended reality and others. Most industry investment is aimed at leading-edge gaming and industrial...

Rachelle Crum
Live From eTail: E-Commerce Looks to a More Social, Virtual Future
02/12/08 3:19 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 582 Words

I noticed a virtual world on a large display and some goggles, so I darted in, and IBM's Brent Cossey told me all about the company's new technology they call the "cave demo" or the "goggles demo." Whatever it's called, it's pretty cool,...

Richard Adhikari
Google Makes It Easier to Create Virtual Reality Videos
06/28/17 3:16 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 615 Words

Not Yet Ready for Prime Time
The VR180 format has applications in various segments, such as demo videos in the real estate and art fields; as productivity tools for remote workers; and perhaps gaming, as part of a mixed reality ...

James Hollander
A Glimpse into the Future of E-Commerce
02/04/99 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 833 Words

However, in light of some exciting innovations in 3-D Virtual Reality online store technology , it seems that consumers will find that the e-commerce malls of the future are starting to more closely resemble their offline brick-and-mortar counterparts. Until now, online stores largely...

David Jones
Report: Apple Has Assembled a Crack Team of VR and AR Experts
02/01/16 1:36 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 551 Words

... has hired a team of hundreds of workers as part of a plan to develop a new set of virtual reality headsets, the Financial Times reported last week. The report came on the heels of Oculus VR finally taking preorders on its...

Rob Enderle
We'll Soon Live in an Imaginary World
04/20/15 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1334 Words

... and augmented reality and holographic image technologies are coming at us with the speed of a freight train, and it won't be long until we'll no longer be able to distinguish between what is real and what isn't. How we are getting...

David Jones
Microsoft's Holographic Platform Opening Mixes It Up
06/06/16 2:14 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 569 Words

"We are providing an opportunity for our OEM, ODM and developer partners to build devices and experiences that utilize the Windows Holographic platform to build mixed reality perception-capable experiences regardless of whether they are developing for AR, VR or anything in-between,"...

Peter Suciu
Ford Motor Puts Design Strategy Under the HoloLens
09/21/17 11:06 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 797 Words

Ford Motor Company on Thursday unveiled details about its use of Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality technology in the automotive design process. Ford's design teams have swapped out their clay-sculpting tools -- a staple of the automotive world since the 1930s, when Harley Earl...

Rob Enderle
Windows Holographic: Changing Our Perception of the World
06/06/16 9:42 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1151 Words

Perception Is 100 Percent Reality
"Perception is reality" is a phrase often repeated in discussions of advertising and branding, but now applies to reality itself, thanks to technologies like virtual reality , augmented reality and holographics. Any of these, to...

Hunter Sappington
The VR Experience: Challenges for a Growing Market
03/10/18 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 783 Words

... reality devices, including headsets and peripherals, offer consumers and businesses new ways to experience and share immersive content for entertainment, educational, social and other purposes. VR's unique capability to promote user interaction through highly immersive content provides untapped potential in terms of...

Kris Holt
Gadget Ogling: A Dumb Watch Dock, a Smart VR Phone Case, and a Fantastic Fireball Thrower
11/21/15 10:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 837 Words

Cooling on the window this week are an official Apple Watch dock, a mesh router system, a virtual reality smartphone case, and a wristband that can shoot fireballs.

As ever, note well that these are not reviews, merely glib observations drawn from...

Peter Suciu
Microsoft Sketches Out Holodeck-ish Tech in Patent App
09/12/12 2:34 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 907 Words

Microsoft apparently is looking to make so-called virtual reality an actual reality with what it calls an "immersive display experience," based on a patent application published last week. (Image: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) (click image to enlarge)

The patent application, filed...

Rob Enderle
Intel, HP and DreamWorks: Training Dragons
03/29/10 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1341 Words

The end result was real-time virtual reality, though only the director could see the true virtual world through his virtual camera. But think of what you could do if you put head-mounted displays on the actors, rather than seeing green screens, marks...

Peter Suciu
Art, History and 3D Printing
06/15/17 4:03 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1169 Words

... Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California, last month debuted its Reboot Reality exhibit, which includes numerous installations with an interactive component. Visitors can don Occulus VR headsets to appreciate classical works of art in virtual reality -- a completely new...

Kris Holt
Jaunt Wants to Put You in the Movies
04/04/14 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 724 Words

... the current incarnation of virtual reality entertainment has its roots in gaming, potential applications for the Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus extend far beyond video games. Jaunt is one company hoping to expand the possibilities of virtual reality through development of...

Gene J. Koprowski
Touch Technology Comes of Age Online
09/10/03 4:15 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 926 Words

"We have added an important dimension to communication: touch sensations," said Thenkurussi Kesavadas, director of the virtual reality laboratory at SUNY Buffalo. Kesavadas and his team have created technology that could enable users, whether blind or sighted, to remotely learn certain skills,...

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