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The Potential Impact of VR Technology on Working From Home

To a lot of people, virtual reality technology will effectively herald a new era of office productivity. Whether or not things will ever get that far, remains unclear at this point. One issue VR can solve is the lack of face-to-face communication with co-workers when working from home. It is a far better model compared […]

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Guangdong’s Largest Animal Park Introduces VR Interaction With Animals

Virtual reality has many different use cases which have yet to be fully explored. In China, the technology is being trialed to increase interest in Guangdong’s largest animal park. Benefits of VR technology explore interaction with animals which would be otherwise impossible and provide a different type of experience to visitors. So far, the visitors […]

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What is a Magic Wand?

Interacting with objects and the environment is an important aspect of virtual reality. Hand gestures alone are often insufficient to achieve this goal. A magic wand or some sorts can certainly do the trick. Right now, most of these “magic wands” come in the form of proprietary VR controllers. It will be quite interesting to […]

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What is Object Technology?

Making a VR experience as realistic as possible will be a big challenge. In the real world, objects tend to change shape or emit a certain sound when one interacts with it. Translating this experience to virtual reality can be done through Object Technology. It is unclear how many developers will implement this technology moving […]

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What is Fishtank VR?

Some people may have noticed not every virtual environment achieves the same level of immersion. That is, partially, due to hardware and software being unable to properly create believable VR environments. However, it can also be a deliberate choice which creates the “fishtank VR” effect. This is quite an interesting trend to keep an eye […]

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Is Virtual Reality and 360-degree Video the Same Thing?

With the introduction of virtual reality content in the mainstream sector, there seems to be a fair bit of confusion regarding some of the terminology involved. Even though there is a relationship between 360-degree content and VR, the two are not the same by any means. It is not hard to see why people would have […]