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How to prototype VR games, virtual tours, or training sessions with just your Chromebook

A friend of mine named Scott Jacobson, who is a professor of science and game design (thanks, Scott!) recently brought a cool product to my attention. He said he used a Chromebook to prototype a VR game with his students at the start of the global pandemic, like many people. However, as software like Construct …

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Connecticut police use virtual reality to train officers in de-escalation tactics

Connecticut police use virtual reality to train officers in de-escalation tactics

By Taylor Hartz Hartford Current NEW LONDON, Conn. – For anyone watching, New London Police Officer Daquan Stuckey was staring at a white tiled floor in a nearly empty room. But before his eyes, which were covered by bulky, dark virtual reality goggles, was the scene of a call for domestic violence in a couple’s …

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The role of Generation Z in the rise of the virtual world

The role of Generation Z in the rise of the virtual world

The virtual world is quickly becoming the new norm as technology becomes more and more important in our lives. It has become increasingly clear that Generation Z – those born between 1997 and 2012 – are playing a key role in driving this change. From their preference for online communication to their embrace of emerging …

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Variable Reluctance (VR) Resolver

Variable Reluctance (VR) Resolver Market Analysis, Research Study with Minebea Mitsumi Inc., Ducommun, TAMAGAWA SEIKI CO.

New Jersey, United States, December 11, 2022 /Digital newspaper/ The variable reluctance (VR) resolver is a type of rotating electrical transformer used to measure the angle of a rotating shaft. It consists of two concentric rings, called stator and rotor, separated by a small air gap. When a shaft is rotated, the rotor moves relative …

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ERTCA’s Mobile Virtual Reality Experience vans travel throughout the Northeast bringing training to law enforcement professionals and other first responders in the region.

Nonprofit Innovation Park Seeks Solutions to Problems Facing First Responders

ERTCA’s Mobile Virtual Reality Experience Vans travel the Northeast to provide training to law enforcement professionals and other first responders in the region. Photo provided This article was provided by HappyValley Industry, a website run by Affinity Connection that highlights local tech companies. Read more and sign up for the newsletter at happyvalleyindustry.com. Eric Porterfield, …

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PHOTOS: Tried out a new interactive "metaverse" app at a Los Angeles Rams football game.  It was cool, but the excitement on the pitch was more entertaining than the virtual world.

PHOTOS: Tried out a new interactive “metaverse” app at a Los Angeles Rams football game. It was cool, but the excitement on the pitch was more entertaining than the virtual world.

Stagwell The race to develop a successful “metaverse” has been fiercely competitive over the past few years. I experienced a version of the metaverse by attending a live NFL football game. It was a fun experience, but there are a few issues to deal with. Find out how it was: The “metaverse” has been one …

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Ask the Doctors | Is VR effective during surgery?

Dear Doctors: I’m going to have hand surgery next year to treat carpal tunnel, and I’m not happy about having anesthesia. I’ve read about surgeons whose patients use VR headsets to reduce the need for anesthesia. Does it really work? Dear Reader, The use of anesthesia in surgical procedures dates back to ancient times. Historical …

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This app encourages kids to get moving through games on their phones

This app encourages kids to move through games on their phones

When Andrew Hall, the UK-based developer behind GenMove, was developing the app, he thought of creating a solution for kids to exercise in an engaging way without taking their smartphone away. This thought led to the development of GenMove, which encourages children to move outside or in their bedroom with their already familiar phones. “Maybe …

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