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Infiniti's Breathtaking 'Dream Road' 360 Video
Traveling from Norway to the Italian Alps, then to Morocco and back again, "Dream Road" (which debuted at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance) is a breathtaking virtual reality ride in the Infiniti Q60 Concept car. Covering close to 3,500 miles...
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Augmented Reality on iOS Tablets with Occipital's Structure Sensor
On 1 November 2013, Occipital received $1,290,440, by way of Kickstarter, to fund the production of their Structure Sensor. Functional models began shipment in June 2014 and ever since, the brand, its software and accompanying iOS app have been...
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Sundance 2015: New Frontier's Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality (VR) experiences were highly sought after at this year's Sundance—with New Frontier Exhibitions, the cutting-edge art and storytelling division of the festival, offering an array of otherworldly experiences. There, attendees could...
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The Ebove Bike from Activetainment
For most adrenaline-seeking mountain-bikers, sitting on a stationary bike is less of a substitute for the real thing and more cruel and unusual punishment. But as technology aids indoor trainers in becoming more engaging, staying bike-fit throughout...
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StreamMeUp
While a good majority of panels and projects at this year's SXSW Interactive centered around the NSA and government surveillance, interactive installation StreamMeUp offered a lighthearted alternative to the discussion on where advancements in technology...
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DigiLens
Delivering digital images from a smartphone or PDA to your eye, SBG Labs' optical technology prototype DigiLens makes it possible to seamlessly layer virtual information over physical reality. Built from holographic optical switching technology...
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Second Life Artists Conversation
Tomorrow night at Jen Bekman gallery, Marisa Olson from Rhizome will moderate a conversation with James Deavin and Eva and Franco Mattes about their documentary art work from Second Life. While more and more people are making their way to the virtual...
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Second Life
If you'll recall, earlier this week I mentioned the Second Life. What makes this virtual space different than that of others, is that the content is both created and owned by its members. Owned as in, they own the intellectual property rights...