utopiaville: MIT’s remote control robot system puts VR to…

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MIT’s remote control robot system puts VR to work

This system actually uses a simplified approach compared to a lot of 3D virtual simulated remote working environments, since it just takes the 2D images captured by the robot’s sensors, and displays them to each of the operator’s eyes. The operator’s brain does all the heady lifting of inferring 3D space – which makes the experience graphically light, and actually decreases queasiness and other negative effects.

Read More: https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/02/mits-remote-control-robot-system-puts-vr-to-work/

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