A Look at VR in Medical and Nursing Student Training

AUTHOR: Steven Anbro Virtual reality has enormous potential for both current and future research applications in science and medicine. The social sciences in particular stand to benefit from using virtual reality technology to conduct more accurate research, better measure specific phenomena, and collect valid, reportable data—all common challenges in various disciplines in the field. We in the Behavior Analysis Program

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HTC VIVE Teams Up With Mozilla and AWS to Bring Dedicated Virtual Reality Web Browser to Market

HTC VIVE™, the leader in room-scale Virtual Reality (VR), today announced a first of its kind collaboration with Mozilla’s Firefox, AWS’s Amazon Sumerian, and Fidelity Investments that will enable consumers to bring VR into their everyday life by providing an immersive web browsing experience in VR. Firefox Reality will become Vive’s native VR browser, providing a safe and private experience

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HTC VIVE Proud to Join VirtualLink Consortium to Define Future of VR Connectivity

Today, we are excited to announce that HTC VIVE has officially joined the VirtualLink™ Consortium and is contributing to the development of VirtualLink, a new open industry standard that enables next-generation VR headsets to connect more simply to PCs and other devices. This new specification uses a single, high-bandwidth USB Type-C™ connector cable developed to make connecting to current and

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VIVE Arts’ ‘Up the River During Qingming VR’ Brings National Treasure to Life

Today HTC VIVE announced a next step in its partnership with Taiwan’s National Palace Museum, one of the major institutions dedicated to preserving human historical artefacts — in bringing the world renowned masterpiece – Up the River During Qingming to life in virtual reality. Starting October 15, A Journey Inside Paintings and Calligraphy: VR Art Exhibition, will showcase the innovative

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A Look at Sense Arena, VR’s First Pro-Level Hockey Training Tool

We sat down with Bob Tetiva, founder and CEO of Sense Arena, a Czech startup  that seeks to bring the ice rink to hockey players’ homes, gyms, and training centers. Catch their virtual-reality-based training platform mid-October 2018. Where did the idea of using VR for athletic training come from? Well, for starters, my son plays ice hockey and I’m an

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Bell Brings the Revolutionary FCX-001 to Market 10 Times Faster With HTC VIVE

When it debuted at the HAI Heli-Expo in 2017, the media dubbed it “sleek” and “futuristic.” But for all its accolades, perhaps the most remarkable thing about the FCX-001 is that it was built in less than six months—a feat the company explains would never have been possible without the power of Virtual Reality (VR). It normally takes 5-7 years

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Wireless VR Starts Today

The Vive Wireless Adapter launches today, freeing Vive owners from the tether back to the PC — experiencing the full potential of premium VR. Compatible with both the Vive and Vive Pro, customers in the US can now purchase the adapter on Vive.com and other retailers where Vive is sold. The Vive Wireless Adapter retails at $299 [USD] while the

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How to play Oculus Rift titles via Viveport

If you’re an Oculus Rift user discovering Viveport for the first time, welcome! It’s easy to set up Viveport and start playing titles on your Rift – but if you need a quick start guide, follow the steps below. Step One: Set up your Oculus Rift Without your Rift ready to go, we can’t start playing titles from Viveport, so

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HTC VIVE & Immersive Factory Provide World Infrastructure Leader with Innovative Safety Solutions

Like most infrastructure companies, Colas Group is not necessarily a household name—though they should be. With 55,000 employees on five continents and an average of 80,000 road construction and maintenance projects every year, Colas’ work and presence are felt the world over. In 2017, their consolidated revenue totaled 11.7 billion euros—with international markets accounting for 48% of this figure.  As

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