Virtual Reality

An Introduction to Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

AR (Augmented Reality) & Virtual Reality (VR) applications (apps) are both based on computer simulation of real-life scenarios and environments. The simulation will bear a high degree of resemblance with whatever is being depicted from real-life, either graphically or sensorially. The term 'sensorially' is broader than 'graphically' because it...
Jan 8, 2015 |

Is Virtualization a Virtual Reality

Virtualization is fast gaining importance in today's IT market scenario. Big global players in the IT space like Microsoft, VMware, IBM, and XenSource are making it big with server level Virtualization. According to most technology experts, Virtualization is the ready solution to managing the future data centers with lowered power consumption,...
Nov 27, 2014 |

3D Graphics Are Actually 3D Interactive Virtual Reality

In the modern world, 3D graphics are the current furor of the visual communication industry. Because of the popularity of 3D graphics, a number of researches and studies are being made in the ways of creating and displaying better visuals.
Nov 27, 2014 |

Virtual Reality Game, Social Reality Gaming Apps

Remember those careless days when you never worried about anything but what color your Barbie's nails are? What about the days when the only way to connect to the Internet was via your home phone, and it had to do with wires, and everyone couldn't talk on the phone during that time, and you had to pay a lot to stay online even 10 minutes? Now, you...
Nov 27, 2014 |

Virtual reality - What happend to it

Virtual Reality is a computer simulated environment, where the only limit is the designers imagination. In VR the user use VR gear like head mounted displays, VR Gloves and other equipment, to give the computer simulated environment a more realistic feel. Movies like The Lawnmower Man and Brainscan were inspired by virtual reality. Later movies...
Nov 27, 2014 |

Virtual Reality Services at Al Hejaz

Virtual reality services are that services in which computers generated software are used for the welfare of the businessman. Al Hejaz is actually a software company in which this facility is available for the different professionals of the regions. This is just based on the physical presence in which spaces of real worlds as well as the virtual...
Nov 27, 2014 |

Journal of Virtual Reality and Broadcasting

The “Journal of Virtual Reality and Broadcasting” is an open access E-journal covering advanced media technology for the integration of human computer interaction and modern information systems. The main focus is on the creation of synergies between such basic technologies as computer graphics and state-of-the-art broadcasting...
Mar 9, 2016 |

Computer Perception & Virtual Reality

Information about the computer perception and virtual reality lectures, research, and facilities of Bern University of Applied Sciences.
Mar 4, 2016 |

Virtual Terrain Project

Working to foster the creation of tools for easily constructing any part of the real world in interactive, 3D digital form.
Feb 15, 2016 |

In a young country's conflict, future may pay heavy price

Beatrice was only 11 years old when her parents died within months of each other, leaving four children between 2 and 12. “It was not easy for me to care for them,” Beatrice – whose name has been... Read More

Portugal's forest fires, though never before as deadly, are all too familiar

Every year, it would move closer and closer to villages where my relatives grew up, closer and closer to the houses of third cousins I had never seen. “No one could have predicted these many... Read More

How helping whistle-blowers could cut health-care costs

Elin Baklid-Kunz never wanted to be a whistle-blower. “I just thought if I worked harder they would see how bad this was and do something about it,” says Ms. Baklid-Kunz in an interview. As... Read More