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Virtual Training for Wounded Warriors

"It's normal physical therapy in a unique environment." That's how Christopher A. Rabago, PT, PhD, Center for the Intrepid, Broke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, described virtual reality-based physical therapy at a presentation at the APTA's Combined Sections Meeting titled "Virtual Reality-Based Rehabilitation for Injured Service Members," ... (more)

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Science / Technology, Bethesda, MD

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CNET News.com

Facebook closes Oculus deal

The social-networking giant's $2 billion deal for the virtual reality startup is done.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Mark Zuckerberg, Computers

Wall Street Journal

Oculus, Facebook Close Virtual-Reality Deal

Facebook announced plans to acquire the maker of virtual-reality headsets in March for $2 billion, including $400 million in cash.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

CBS News

Google Cardboard: Virtual reality made of paper

It's not often that you can get a truly breathtaking technological innovation for the cost of a few dollars in cardboard and a magnet.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Life, Hobbies, Origami

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ABC News

Queensland's cane farmers learn about climate change via virtual reality world

A new program, called Sweet Success, is using the online world of Second Life to help growers improve their farming practices and reduce their environmental impact.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Examiner.com

Oculus Rift DK2 shipment delayed again

On Saturday, those who pre-ordered the Oculus Rift DK2 started receiving email notices to update their billing information.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Silver Bullet Comics

Aneeka Richins from Not A Villain Thumbnail

It is a post-apocalyptic world where ordinary people find a form of solace in the virtual reality of L.i.F.e. where most use it to work, play, and live.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Arizona

Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Oculus Reported to Be Building Its Own VR Controllers

It's only logical that a company so immersed in its virtual reality headset would want to add the total control over the experience by designing and manufacturing technologically equal motion controllers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Messenger Newspapers

Jaymie Timperley

A FORMER Sale High School pupil and South Trafford College student, Jaymie Timperley, from Sale, has got a job as a 3D developer with EON Reality, the world's leading interactive 3D software provider.

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Related Topix: Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom, Science / Technology

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Slashdot

CCP Games Explains Why Virtual Reality First Person Shooters Still Don't Work

An anonymous reader writes Icelandic studio CCP is better known for EVE Online, but its first foray into virtual reality with space shooter Valkyrie has caused a stir, and is widely seen as a flagship game for the Oculus Rift headset.

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Related Topix: Atari, CCP, EVE Online, Video Games, Science / Technology

PC Magazine

Test Driving Sony's Project Morpheus

Sony has been very coy about Project Morpheus, its upcoming virtual reality headset.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Thu Jul 17, 2014

CBS Local

Oxford Study Reveals Why Pot Makes You Paranoid

Just in time to coincide with the decriminalization of marijuana in D.C., a University of Oxford study reveals why pot makes people paranoid.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Science / Technology

CNET News.com

Oculus to get hands on with new virtual reality gear

Facebook's virtual reality company is readying motion control prototypes for its headsets to offer a more immersive experience for consumers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Marketing, WII

Gaming Nexus

Ten months later, Arma 3 finally puts you through Bootcamp

Arma 3 's free Bootcamp update has you traversing manmade obstacles, picking off targets in scary-dark fighting conditions, and taking down a tango or two in Matrix-y virtual training centers.

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Related Topix: Bohemia Interactive, Arma, 505 Games, Video Games, Dance, The Matrix, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

LA startups: entertainment and tech collide

As Los Angeles increasingly becomes a force in the country's greater startup ecosystem - last year Startup Genome ranked the city third in the world , only behind Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv - will Hollywood have to take a backseat? Step aside Brangelina and Kimye; the likes of Maker Studios, Oculus and Snapchat have arrived.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science / Technology, Riot Games, Media, Walt Disney, Television

Polygon

How one company is trying to make virtual reality less queasy

Motion sickness is a problem - not just in video games, but in hardware as well.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Ubergizmo

Oculus Rift eBay Resellers Being Shut Down

Facebook owned Oculus is yet to release a consumer version of its Rift virtual reality headset though for the past few months it has been shipping developer kits.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Gadgets

New York Daily News

Kim Kardashian video game to earn $200 million: report

The "Keeping Up with the Kardashian" star, 33, whose family and individual empire already includes clothing, jewelry, and make up, will make even more money from her new video game.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Entertainment, Television

Psychology Today

Is It Therapy or Is It a Video Game?

Head-mounted displays, joysticks and surround sound systems may be coming soon to a therapist's office near you.

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Related Topix: Joysticks, Science / Technology

GamesIndustry.biz

Call of Duty talent forms Reload Studios

Two veterans of the Call of Duty franchise have started a new company, Reload Studios, and their interest is already on the emerging virtual reality technologies.

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Related Topix: Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games, Science / Technology

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