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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Good News, Smelling Things in VR is a Reality!

VR News: Based in Vermont, USA is a company called OVR Technology and the ‘O’ stands for olfactory (which is your sense of smell). Apparently it is a “mix of art and science” according to one person who works there. Jack Thurston for NECN finds out more – https://www.necn.com/news/local/smell-o-vr-vt-company-aims-to-make-virtual-reality-more-realistic-through-scent/2304139/ My Thoughts: At the end of the day this is not…

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