Hand interaction use cases in mobile VR

Lars Lundstrøm and Benjamin Hashimi, Jun 29th, 2018

This video shows different applications of being able to manipulate content in 3D in a virtual reality (VR) setting. The possibilities are endless but training, simulation, games and entertainment are certainly the main categories. Similar content could easily run on a stereo augmented reality (AR) display, provided that the background in the application is made transparent.

This video is a composite of two video streams: the video capture on the left hand side is done on…

While browsing the internet about the advancement of Virtual technology, I came across some fairly interesting concepts. While VR has been mainly used for video games, I was specifically interested in finding institutions/companies that are utilizing it for a more altruistic purpose:

PHOTO CREDITS: https://touchstoneresearch.com/the-9-healthcare-companies-making-innovations-in-virtual-reality/

Smart Glass Applications in Healthcare

Ruby Yao, Nov 14th, 2017

As technology is rapidly developing, innovative technology may improve efficiency in health care. Augmented reality (AR) glasses, through smart glasses that overlay digital information on the real-world environment, is a potential option. Applications of smart glasses in clinical and surgery practices can reduce distractions and ease procedures for clinicians and surgeons, but, as we will describe, some limitations of smart glasses hinder general use and require further development.

 

Professionals in the healthcare industry are often busy…

The words “AR” and “VR” appear frequently in the tech news these days. This article will summarize different points of view regarding the future adoption of these emerging technologies.

Augmented reality (AR) is a set of technology that imposes data and images on physical worlds and virtual reality (VR) replaces the physical world with a “computer generated environment”. Michael E. Porter (Professor of Harvard Business School), and James E. Heppelmann (president and CEO of PTC) indicate…


New Term! EduTech!

Vanessa Ferlaino, Mar 2nd, 2016

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