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Nov 19, 2018

Researchers have created a virtual reality simulation of a supermassive black hole

Posted by in categories: cosmology, virtual reality

The black hole at the centre of our galaxy, Sagittarius A*, has been visualised in virtual reality for the first time. The details are described in an article published in the open access journal Computational Astrophysics and Cosmology.

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Nov 19, 2018

Kids Try VR

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Kids Try Virtual Reality

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Nov 19, 2018

Humanoid robot mirrors user movements

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, virtual reality

Control this humanoid robot in VR.

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Nov 19, 2018

Virtual Reality Waterslide

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This VR waterslide looks amazing.

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Nov 19, 2018

Robot VR Experience

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, virtual reality

Robots help extend VR into the real-world.

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Nov 19, 2018

New VR simulation lets you explore supermassive black hole

Posted by in categories: cosmology, virtual reality

For the first ever time, scientists have created a virtual reality (VR) simulation of Sagittarius A*- the black hole at the center of our galaxy. The simulation allows helps viewers to better visualize the phenomenon and study the black holes as well.

With the aim of creating a VR simulation of Sagittarius A*, scientists at Radboud University, The Netherlands and Goethe University, Germany come together and used an astrophysical model of Sagittarius A*. Through this model, they were able to capture an image series that then put together to create a 360-degree virtual reality simulation of the black hole.

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Nov 2, 2018

How Virtual Reality Can Help Fight Dementia

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience, virtual reality

Immersive experiences have been used for video games and entertainment. But a new therapy could make VR an accessible therapy for dementia patients.

11.02.18 9:58 PM ET

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Oct 30, 2018

Apple Releases iOS 12.1 With eSIM Support, Real-Time Depth Control, Group FaceTime, New Emoji and More

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, mobile phones, virtual reality

Group Facetime. I think this means we are closer to platforms that can support Virtual Reality… #Holodeck


Apple today released iOS 12.1, the first major update to the iOS 12 operating system designed for the iPhone and the iPad. iOS 12.1 comes more than a month after the September release of iOS 12 and a few weeks after iOS 12.0.1, a bug fix update.

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Oct 29, 2018

Technology and Culture: Our Accelerating Epigenetic Factor Driven Evolution

Posted by in categories: computing, genetics, particle physics, space, virtual reality

Memes are not just learned, they run deeper than that, they are part of our shared experience as human beings. This is how we communicate to each other through spoken, written, and body language; this is how we participate in customs, rituals and cultural traditions. Indeed, human civilization has always been a “cultured” virtual reality. We don’t often think of cultures as virtual realities, but there is no more apt descriptor for our widely diverse sociology and interpretations than the metaphor of the “virtual reality.” In truth, the virtual reality metaphor encompasses the entire human enterprise. We should realize that all our ideologies and religions, our belief systems and models of reality are our own personal operating systems — real to us but wry to someone else — each of us lives in a seemingly shared but simultaneously private virtual world.


By Alex Vikoulov.

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Sep 30, 2018

[EuroVis 2018] Maps and Globes in Virtual Reality (VR)

Posted by in categories: transportation, virtual reality

How to solve the problem of which map to use, without distortion.


Check out more details at our EuroVis 2018 paper at: https://vis.yalongyang.com/papers/vr-maps-globes.pdf

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