The Royal Opera House Hosts a VR Powered Hyper-reality Opera

The Royal Opera House Hosts a VR Powered Hyper-reality Opera

VR News: As fans of the opera eagerly await the reopening of London’s Covent Garden (I can’t see that happing any time soon) the ROH (Royal Opera House) plans to use VR technology to host a hyper-reality opera called Current, Rising. It is apparently a multi-sensory experience that will put people into the opera rather than just listening to it.…

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Financial Traders Could Soon Be Trading in VR!

VR News: If you have ever seen the often chaotic scenes on the top financial trading floors you would have noticed it just isn’t going to work well with social distancing rules. That is why one of the leaders UBS Group AG has been experimenting with VR. It might not just be one possible option for Financial Traders moving forward,…

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Working in VR Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

Working in VR Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

VR News: By now most people have seen the new Oculus Quest videos and the news about Facebooks ‘infinite office’. With a real-world keyboard (probably a sperate peripheral) you can use hand gestures and other forms of input to produce a pretty great-looking virtual workspace. You can see and read more about this amazing new future here – https://www.designboom.com/technology/facebook-infinite-office-virtual-reality-working-environment-09-17-2020/ My…

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UK Police Now Using VR For Taser Training

UK Police Now Using VR For Taser Training

VR News: Police officers were once trained using a real person with a rubber knife and “blank” taser cartridges. Offices would often say that it was not representative enough to a real-world situation. Thanks to VR that has now changed. Omar Mehtab from BBC’s Click reports – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/technology-54102968 My Thoughts: While this is far from the first time we have…

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Is The Future of VR Powered By 3D Printing?

Is The Future of VR Powered By 3D Printing?

VR News: This news story has come from a paper written by Facebook developers about a 3D printed exoskeleton data glove which is designed to be as low-cost as possible. While there is a lot more technology to it than just the 3D printing it could be a good way for people to repair a much more professionally made product.…

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