Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking by Practicing in Virtual Reality

Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking by Practicing in Virtual Reality

VR News: One-third of people feel excessive anxiety when they have to speak in front of others. Many get better with experience, but some find it too daunting to try in the first place. Philip Lindner at Stockholm University in Sweden and his colleagues wondered if virtual reality could provide a safe environment for helping people face their public speaking…

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The Nintendo Switch Gets a Real Virtual Reality Headset?!

The Nintendo Switch Gets a Real Virtual Reality Headset?!

VR News: It seems that if Nintendo themselves won’t make a VR headset for the Nintendo Switch someone else will. That is where Canadian company Exkilm steps in and does just that. Called the Nintendo Switch “NS Glasses” it’s a 3DOF VR headset that uses-the Switch screen to power itself. So is this a Joke or is it a real…

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Virtual Reality Is Now Being Used to Train Prison Officers!

Virtual Reality Is Now Being Used to Train Prison Officers!

VR News: Before VR come along anyone who wished to become a prison officer would have undergone years of training and most of that training would have taken place within a real working prison! But now things have been made a little safer thanks to a training program for prison officers featuring a virtual prison!

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How Virtual Reality Has and Will Shaking Up the Music Industry

How Virtual Reality Has and Will Shaking Up the Music Industry

VR News: While this is an older article the news is something many music journalists have been saying this for a few years now, but recently bigger and bigger names within the music journalism game have been saying the same thing including James Hanley from musicweek.com. This BBC published article looks at the success of Next VR as well as…

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Bang & Olufsen Just Entered the VR Market!

Bang & Olufsen Just Entered the VR Market!

VR News: OK, so the title of this post is a little click-bait in style as they aren’t bringing out a VR headset that costs the same as a luxury sports car, but they are using virtual reality for hyper-accurate simulations of how loudspeakers will sound in any given environment! When it comes to sound quality it goes without saying…

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