A virtual reality system to study the collection of visual feedback from robotic arms

[ad_1] The parasitic body in two contexts. On the left, the VR perspective. On the right, the real space with both participants. The participant on the left (indicated in red) controls the main body. The participant on the right (indicated in green) controls the parasitic limb. The yellow circle indicates the camera position in both […]

Virtual reality helps Israeli soldiers enter new world

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain An Israeli soldier carefully eyes the narrow, damp tunnel carved from surrounding rock through a tightly strapped black headset. He is not in one of the attack tunnels built by Lebanon’s Hezbollah under the border with Israel, but one of a new generation of soldiers using virtual and augmented reality […]

Virtual reality helps Israeli soldiers enter new world

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain An Israeli soldier carefully eyes the narrow, damp tunnel carved from surrounding rock through a tightly strapped black headset. He is not in one of the attack tunnels built by Lebanon’s Hezbollah under the border with Israel, but one of a new generation of soldiers using virtual and augmented reality […]

US seniors fulfill dreams, fight depression with virtual reality

[ad_1] Nidia Silva samples a virtual reality experience in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida Nidia Silva had never realized her dream of swimming with dolphins until a Miami NGO gave her a pair of virtual reality glasses as part of an experimental treatment for depression and isolation in senior citizens. “You’re in a […]

A 26-year-old billionaire is building virtual border walls—and the federal government is buying

[ad_1] Palmer Luckey on stage during questions at end of panel discussion “Forecasting VR’s Adoption Over the Next 5 Years”. In Hahn Auditorium of Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Wearing grey T-shirt featuring white Oculus VR logo in center. Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication On a Friday afternoon in late […]

How to make electrical muscle stimulation feel natural to virtual reality users

[ad_1] UChicago scholars examine how to employ electrical muscle stimulation, which may help users learn new physical skills and automate work, without disrupting people’s sense of agency. Credit: shutterstock.com If there’s one familiar sound whenever a volunteer tries out an interactive device that uses electrical muscle stimulation, it is probably laughter. Even for experienced users […]