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Scientists can Predict People’s Tolerance of VR Motion Sickness

Motion sickness remains one of the many hurdles holding back virtual reality adoption. New scientific developments courtesy of University of Waterloo researchers show this is not an insurmountable problem. In fact, they claim to predict who will suffer from motion sickness even prior to putting on a VR headset. An interesting form of research with […]

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Kiwi PhD Student Taps Virtual Reality to Conduct Proper Market Research

Unlocking the full potential of virtual reality technology will take several years. One student at Massey University is looking for ways to rekindle market research. Alex Schnack has built a virtual store to figure out what gets people excited about certain products, or why some offerings ail to gain any traction. Market Research With VR […]

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The Role of Virtual Reality in Achieving a Relaxed Mindset

More and more benefits of virtual reality technology are being uncovered. ¬†One wouldn’t necessarily associate relaxation with this technology, even though it is one of the main benefits provided by VR to date. Researchers are exploring various new use cases in this regard. Using VR to Achieve Relaxation Virtual reality technology allows for many different […]

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Researchers Achieve “Infinite Walking’ Breakthrough for Virtual Reality

Walking is one of the healthiest habits known to mankind. it is also making its way into the gaming industry, albeit in a jokingly manner first and foremost. When it comes to VR, however, it seems a major development is on the horizon. Scientists have come up with an immersive experience which – in theory […]

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VR Industry to Grow to $26.89bn by 2022, Report Claims

The expectations are still high when it comes to the VR industry. Although virtual reality still hasn’t made the big mainstream impact, things are progressing slowly. Zion market Research claims the VR industry will grow to $26.89bn by 2022. It seems a rather uneventful outlook, although significant growth will occur in the years to come. […]

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What is the Impact of VR Technology on Spatial Awareness?

Most people who have an opinion on virtual reality often consider this technology to be bad for our awareness, senses, and so forth. It is evident something will need to change in this regard, albeit one doesn’t necessarily have any evidence a positive turnaround is even possible. Researchers at Acoustical Society of America have uncovered […]

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New Research Helps Parents Keep Their Children Safe in VR

As virtual reality technology matures, we can slowly understand its risks better. This is especially important when it comes to letting children use this new technology. New research by Stanford’s Jeremy Bailenson paints a worrisome outlook in this regard. Even so, with the right guidance by parents, there is no real threat to worry about […]

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Virtual Reality can Revolutionize the Archeology Sector as we Know it

There are many different use cases for virtual reality technology all over the world. In the archaeological industry, for example, VR can be sued to let experts explore dig sites which would otherwise be inaccessible. It is a very interesting option to explore, although it will require a lot of work to pull off successfully. […]