2019 Gaming Industry Predictions from nWay

2019 Gaming Industry Predictions from nWay By Taehoon KimĀ  1. Crossplay Changes the Game: Many Screens, One Experience In 2019 we will see more games that run on all the major platforms (mobile, PC, console) with a single build. Another interesting take on this, is that in...

Virtual Reality Could Serve As Powerful Environmental Education Tool

Elise Ogle, a researcher in the Virtual Human Interaction Lab, tries out the Stanford Ocean Acidification Experience, with a coral animation still in the background. (Image credit: Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab)
Virtual Reality Could Serve As Powerful Environmental Education Tool Stanford researchers took a virtual reality experience into a variety of educational settings, including high school classrooms, to test the impact on awareness and understanding of ocean acidification   Utter the words "ocean acidification" in mixed company, and...

Reality Mixer By The in.Flux Lab

Cover image: SCOTT LISTFIELD
Reality Mixer By The in.Flux Lab By Anne McKinnon @scifiannemarie The first quarterly in.Flux Reality Mixer took off on Saturday Dec. 01 as a pop-up innovation lounge, blending TED-style talks with immersive technology demos and digital art installations. From curated conversations, augmented reality demos, and virtual immersion...

Researchers Bring Jedi Powers To Life With Force Push

Force Push is a novel VR technique that allows users to move objects with unprecedented nuance.
Researchers Bring Jedi Powers To Life With Force Push Fans of the Star Wars franchise will have to wait more than a year from now to get their fix of Jedi-laden telekinetic spectacles on the big screen. The as-of-yet-to-be-titled Episode IX, the last installment of...

Virtual Reality Day Celebrated with 24 Hours in VR

Virtual Reality Day Celebrated with 24 Hours in VR By Anne McKinnon @scifiannemarie The second annual Virtual Reality Day November 17 was a success with 67 participating cities up from 8 cities in 2017. Taking place in AltspaceVR and High Fidelity, VR Day featured 24 hours in...

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