How MIT Students Are Transforming Storytelling | MIT News

If storytelling was once limited to a single medium — a story told on the pages of a book, for example — the past few decades have spread stories across platforms and media, from comic books to movies to fan-made websites. Scholars such as Henry Jenkins called this “transmedia,” referring to the way a single … Read more

Apple reportedly wants to replace iPhones with AR glasses

Image: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) Apple reportedly wants to replace the iPhone with augmented reality glasses within 10 years, a transition that would fundamentally change the way we interact with the digital world. Before you get excited about becoming Tony Stark, we should warn that these ambitions border on fantasy. Let’s start with some background. … Read more

A Guide to Using Augmented Reality for Ecommerce and Retail

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many consumers are seeing physical retail through a different lens. Augmented reality has quickly become a core element of marketing and retail strategies as nine out of ten brands prepare to cater to the 3.5 billion users expected by 2022. One of … Read more

PrecisionOS gears up for the 2022 launch of the new FDA-cleared VR surgical planning tool

Just as athletes and actors pull out all the stops in scrimmages and dress rehearsals for an actual competition or performance, surgeons can now fully immerse themselves in a surgical procedure before setting foot in the operating room. With a virtual reality tool from PrecisionOS, doctors can thoroughly explore each patient’s unique anatomy to help … Read more

WIRED looks to the future of reality

The first Matrix film introduced a generation of sci-fi fans into an ancient philosopher’s saw: What if your whole reality was a deception? Two decades later, the film’s plot—freethinking renegades trying to expose the lies behind an oppressive system—is as topical as ever, but the conceptual premise almost feels strange. The technologies that have emerged … Read more

Elon Musk says ‘Pong’ could involve hyper-realistic computer simulation of reality

Tesla boss Elon Musk responded to a Twitter post about the popular video game “Pong”, which sparked the curiosity of readers. The tech billionaire questioned the implication of the 3D world for reality. Tesla boss Elon Musk responded to a Twitter post about the popular video game “Pong”, which sparked the curiosity of readers. The … Read more

Is The Metaverse the New Internet?

I was recently asked if I saw the metaverse as the next iteration of the Internet as we move towards Web 5.0. This got me thinking about the idealistic read-only world wide web that Tim Berners-Lee initially handed us the keys to in the 1990s, and whether this ‘new’ version of Mark Zuckerberg and his … Read more

University of Maryland and Google researchers offer virtual reality police training – WJLA

University of Maryland and Google researchers offer virtual reality police trainingWJLA Edenton PD tests virtual reality training that de-escalates crisis situationsWTKR News 3 See full coverage on Google News .

Futuristic EV concept connects the virtual and real world to provide an epic experience

The idea of ​​a car connected to a digital world is not new. Audi first showed the technology in the e-tron at CES 2019. The way it works is by taking real data such as speed, location, steering and acceleration and matching it with an artificial setting. That’s also what WayRay’s Holograktor does. The company … Read more