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Virtual Reality

Video game experience, gender may improve VR learning

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Students who used immersive virtual reality (VR) did not learn significantly better than those who used two more traditional forms of learning, but they vastly preferred the VR to computer-simulated and hands-on methods, a new Cornell study has found. "We didn't know exactly what we were…
bubmag
March 25, 2020
Virtual Reality

Valve’s Half-Life: Alyx Released

Valve today released their Half-Life: Alyx virtual reality first-person shooter game and built atop their Source 2 engine. Half-Life: Alyx does require a VR headset like the HTC Vive or Valve Index with Valve having no plans for a non-VR version of this game that is set prior to the…
bubmag
March 23, 2020
Virtual Reality

Pat Hanrahan and Ed Catmull are awarded the $1M Turing Award for their work on 3D animation and RenderMan, the engine behind Pixar’s movies (Cade Metz/New York Times)

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March 18, 2020
Virtual Reality

Digi-Capital: over $4.1B was invested in AR and VR startups in 2019, but Q4 lagged; 2019 was the third-highest year for AR and VR investment after 2017 and 2018 (Tim Merel/VentureBeat)

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March 16, 2020