Category: futurism

Amazon Patents An AR Mirror That Dresses You I…

Amazon Patents An AR Mirror That Dresses You In Virtual Clothes:

Ahead of CES 2018, Amazon has patented an augmented reality mirror that dresses you up in virtual clothes to help stylize your look.

This HoloLens App Brings Doctors To Life-Thr…

This HoloLens App Brings Doctors To Life-Threatening Situations

Telemedicine virtually connects you with a doctor miles away who diagnoses a patient and oversees treatment in real-time. Nomadeec makes telemedicine possible for paramedics through the standalone, portable computing power of Microsoft’s HoloLens headset.

Read More: https://vrscout.com/news/hololens-app-doctors-life-threatening-situations/

Renault introduces a new car that drives i…

Renault introduces a new car that drives itself and entertains you with VR.

Renault, with the help of Ubisoft and a few million dollars, has created a new VR simulation you actually experience while driving. Users put on the headset, which is paired with the car’s real front-facing motion sensors to reimagine the image of the road in front of you.

Renault’s vision is that with autonomous, self-driving cars soon approaching the consumer market, this experience could be an entertaining experience since the focus no longer has to be on manning the wheel.

Read More: https://vrscout.com/news/vr-drivers-seat/

Experience Twitter in Augmented Reality Avail…

Experience Twitter in Augmented Reality

Available now in the App Store, TweetReality uses ARKit to convert your Twitter feed (as well as your mentions and tweets) into a virtual, concave wall spread across your field of view, Minority Report style.

Read More: https://mobile-ar.reality.news/news/apple-ar-app-lets-you-take-your-twitter-obsession-into-augmented-reality-0181550/

High Fidelity launches blockchain-based digita…

High Fidelity launches blockchain-based digital economy:

utopiaville:

High Fidelity has built its Avatar Island commerce system on a blockchain, similar to cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. The ledger of transactions will exist independent of High Fidelity, providing unalterable, irrefutable proof of ownership.

Read More: https://venturebeat.com/2017/12/05/high-fidelity-launches-avatar-island-with-blockchain-based-digital-economy/

These VR Concept Glasses are Sci-Fi Luxury

These VR Concept Glasses are Sci-Fi Luxury:

The first feature that feels especially prescient is the ability to oscillate between VR and AR; the Givenchy concepts allow users to flip between VR (the color flip-up lenses) and the transparent glasses underneath.

The dial along the lenses would enable users to find their ideal desired viewing specifications.

Read More: https://vrscout.com/news/givenchy-vr-glasses-sci-fi-luxury/

China’s Billion Dollar VR Theme Park Is Noth…

China’s Billion Dollar VR Theme Park Is Nothing Short Of Colossal

Spanning over 320 acres and costing an estimated $1.3 to $1.5 billion, the East Valley of Science and Fantasy will feature multiple attractions, each utilizing VR to help transport users to the future, travel through space, meet extraterrestrial life, ride on the backs of dragons and much more. 

Users will immediately don their VR gear as soon as they enter the park, including an assortment of interesting peripherals tied to specific experiences. Along with these attractions, the facility will also house a VR restaurant, movie theater, recreational areas, a children’s area and China’s first VR rollercoaster.

Source: https://vrscout.com/news/china-vr-theme-park-guiyang/

Reactive Content Will Get to Know You Intimate…

Reactive Content Will Get to Know You Intimately—Then Tell You the Perfect Story:

The future of storytelling? Reactive content that reads your body rhythms, emotions, and preferences to give you a tailored, immersive experience.

Read More: https://singularityhub.com/2017/11/23/reactive-content-will-get-to-know-you-intimately-then-tell-you-the-perfect-story/

VR Helped This Man Feel What It’s Like To Wa…

VR Helped This Man Feel What It’s Like To Walk Again

“I haven’t skied since I was 15 years old,” Evan said, with tears running down his face. “You made me feel like I was walking.” 

Smellable VR is coming whether you want it o…

Smellable VR is coming whether you want it or not

Vocktail fools the senses, through the use of light, smell and “virtualized” taste, to make whatever is in the glass – even tap water – taste like, well, anything. 

Project Nourished is working on a similar setup, which pairs a headset, an aromatic diffuser, bone conduction headphones, virtual utensils and 3D-printed food to simulate almost any sort of food in any setting.

Read More: https://www.engadget.com/2017/11/13/smellable-vr-is-coming/