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Putting Your Finger in this Japanese Robot is a Step Toward Actual Virtual Reality

Welcome to Touchable TV! In addition to showcasing their 8K, 7680×4320, Ultra-High-Def (Ridiculous-Def?) TV broadcasting kit last weekend, Japan’s NHK also demoed a haptic feedback device that simulates virtual 3D objects in real time.[...]
Putting Your Finger in this Japanese Robot is a Step Toward Actual Virtual Reality

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Google Glass, Meta Wants Your Milkshake! …Do Consumers Want Either of Them?

Google Glass fever and upstart Meta’s rapidly financed US $100,000 Kickstarter campaign indicate #1. impending altered reality market maturity, or #2. everything new remixes the old, but still the geeks sing “Ohhhhh look, shiny!” Googl[...]
Google Glass, Meta Wants Your Milkshake!  …Do Consumers Want Either of Them?

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Eidos Masks: Giving Humans Superpowers (of perception)

The Eidos masks are really, really cool. New toys like Google Glass are neat, but augmented reality (AR) has been around forever. Going back to WWII-era active gun sights, forward to the heads-up displays of modern aircraft & autom[...]
Eidos Masks: Giving Humans Superpowers (of perception)

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Ikei Laboratory demos unique Virtual Body Technology

The Ikei Laboratory of Tokyo Metropolitan University Graduate School of System Design is developing virtual body technology that utilizes the five senses. In addition to using conventional audio and video footage , this technology can [...]
Ikei Laboratory demos unique Virtual Body Technology

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Experience virtual worlds with the Docomo 3D Live Communication System

NTT Docomo are currently developing a 3D Live Communication System and have presented it as a possible next step beyond regular video calls. During the conversation, words take the form of images in the virtual space shared by the user[...]
Experience virtual worlds with the Docomo 3D Live Communication System

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“Immersive Digital Entertainment” VR System by Crescent

Crescent, Inc. showed its Immersive Digital Entertainment VR system at the 3D & Virtual Reality Exhibition. The Immersive Digital Entertainment system makes use of a head-mounted display, so users can experience a full 360 degree v[...]
“Immersive Digital Entertainment” VR System by Crescent

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