December 9, 2016
Any child in the early 80s will be able to recount the joy of Sinclair’s ZX Spectrum computer. Now the Spectrum is born again with Sir Clive’s Vega Plus project. Sinclair’s ZX Spectrum was a revolutionary step forward in home microcomputing on its release in 1982. Building on the success of Sinclair’s own basic black […]
November 13, 2016
Swedish alliance creates virtual reality experience to tackle fear of water and improve swimming skills. Several years ago I discovered a VR project aiming to help amputees cope with the pain and psychological problems caused by losing an arm. Medical researchers found that by just having the appearance of the missing limb in place, using […]
October 16, 2016
Computer and VR Researchers at Purdue University have gone deep into the hand’s near endless complexity to bring us DeepHand, the next generation of virtual manual systems. In the near future we will manipulate virtual objects as second nature. Our children won’t differentiate between virtual and real word actions because the interface between the two […]
September 20, 2016
Ordnance Survey, makers of Britain’s maps, took a decade of data about the UK’s most popular routes and created these visualisations. If you look at the turn of summer into autumn as an opportunity to don your walking boots and climb Britain’s green and undulating hill country, then this post is for you. And Britain’s […]
May 7, 2016
Toys come to life with a dash of augmented reality thrown in, and big hitters like Disney and Nintendo have already carved out a multi-billion dollar industry from physical toys coupled with virtual worlds. Franchises like Disney’s Infinity and Nintendo’s Ambiio (reported to have passed $2 billion sales in one quarter last year) use physical […]
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