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Virtual Reality

From Saskatoon to the Emmys, Ryan Whitehead wins for Red Bull TV work

Ryan Whitehead and his team earned a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Digital Innovation by bringing virtual reality technology to the Utah desert.Author of the article:Nykole King  •  Saskatoon StarPhoenixPublishing date:Aug 15, 2020  •   •  2 minute readWhitehead family celebrates Sports Emmy win for Outstanding Digital Innovation for the Red Bull…
bubmag
August 15, 2020
Virtual Reality

Researchers bring Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel into VR

If your dreams occasionally involve spreadsheets that extend endlessly in all directions, good news: Researchers have developed a virtual reality spreadsheet interface that could expand Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel files from flat screens into 3D spaces. Rather than being nightmare-inducing, it could actually make spreadsheet apps more usable than…
bubmag
August 13, 2020
Virtual Reality

Retailers like Macy’s, Adidas, and Modcloth are turning to virtual fitting rooms to let consumers ‘try on’ clothing before buying it online

A growing number of retailers are experimenting with virtual reality tools that allow shoppers to try on products ranging from makeup and jewelry to apparel from their homes during the pandemic. Emerging technology companies like Zeekit are finding early success partnering with retailers like Macy's and ASOS to bring the capabilities…
bubmag
August 9, 2020
Virtual Reality

CrossCode (NS)

by Evan Norris , posted on 07 August 2020 / 1,082 ViewsCrossCode is a fascinating cocktail of action-role playing, Zelda-like dungeon-diving, and massively-multiplayer gaming that ranks among the best titles of 2020. A console port of the PC original, it delivers an exceptional battle system, a poignant story, extraordinary art…
bubmag
August 7, 2020
Virtual Reality

These Motorised Shoes Could Be the Key to Making Virtual Reality Fully Immersive

There’s no shortage of people trying to make virtual reality gaming a more immersive experience. There are VR arenas where people strap on PC backpacks and play in a pre-programmed area. There are gloves and shoes, and even VR treadmills. Nothing seems to have that full immersion factor, though, either because the person playing still needs to sit down to game, the haptic technology isn’t…
bubmag
August 6, 2020
Virtual Reality

Virtual reality improves game-based navigational efficiency

IMAGE: Explores the psychological and social issues surrounding the Internet and interactive technologies view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, August 5, 2020--Individuals playing a virtual reality (VR)-based game showed a higher navigational efficiency and less disorientation than those playing a non-VR immersive desktop version, according to…
bubmag
August 5, 2020