The Chronicles of AI in Virtual Reality

Entering the era of Immersive computing, cognitive Technologies such as AI and VR are here to stay. Engagement with AI has become the new norm; it’s all around us, in multiple ways that seemed impossible a few years ago although VR technologies have yet to breach that wall fully. While there are still some technical…

Legends of VR in the Realms of Medicine

It is no doubt that the healthcare industry of any country has to face many challenges. As has been proven by the recent pandemic, these challenges come from multiple directions, from logistic issues of unable to treat patients because of infrastructure to lack of medical experts available for diagnosis. The truth is that hospitals struggle…

Emotive Avatars to be the Future Face of Virtual Reality

Are you tired of watching a flat avatar of yourself in VR that shows a very limited set of expressions, if not completely inexpressive? Avatars are one of the things that have captured interest of a lot of people diving into virtual reality. If we’re pitching virtual reality as the future of our world, it…

Is the Key to Futuristic VR Hidden Inside Our Own Minds?

Chat with any VR enthusiast and somehow you’ll always end up talking about when and how full immersion will become a reality for us. When you think about it, there’s no mystery to it. Because if we are creating a reality different than the one we are living in then the least we need to…

Barriers to Adopting Extended Reality

Extended reality (XR) is the umbrella term used to cover the full spectrum of virtual and real environments, including AR, VR, MR in addition to any and all future realities that may emerge in the coming years. Using an umbrella term identifies the intersection of all immersive techs, and several ways they are compatible and…

Arcades to be the Knight in Shining Armor for VR

Virtual reality is a revolutionary technology and has received a lot of hype from the public. Even though VR has entered many industries, it still hasn’t reached the level of mass adoption. There are a lot of reasons why it hasn’t become a technology for masses, including its expensive hardware, and limited content. Generally speaking,…

How Gesture Control Can Let You Interact with Virtual Objects?

Rise of immersive technologies like Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality can be credited to bold and cutting-edge ideas captured in science fiction. While augmented reality has crossed the boundaries of what’s possible in sci-fi, it’s still hasn’t made that leap in real world. But continuous inventions are slowly bridging the gap between imagination and reality….

The Future is Virtual Reality

With Oculus Quest making news in the list of impressive VR hardware, virtual reality is not done yet. There is still so much more that’s coming our way. Here what’s got us most excited about VR: Realistic Touch with Haptic Feedback Grabbing something in VR and throwing it with empty hands would definitely feel more…

Bringing Crime Scenes to Reality with VR

After successful adaption of VR by video game designers, filmmakers and journalists, virtual reality has shown up at a surprising place: courtrooms. With the level of details offered by immersive technology, virtual reality offers a way to see crime scene or a reconstruction of crime that cannot be captured by witness testimonies and photographs. Jurors…

VR Immersion Coming to a Job Near You

To any layman, VR typically means gaming or a sci-fi movie too far out in future. In truth, virtual reality is gradually entering every known field and creating endless possibilities with what could be done with it. After successful applications in education, healthcare and of course gaming, the potential power that VR and immersive tech…

Virtual Reality: Ultimate Empathy Machine

Ever have those dreams that wake you with a jolt and end up changing your perspective about reality? It’s one thing to hear about something and another entirely to be dropped in middle of it. Virtual reality is a powerful technology that removes blindfold from eyes of users and make them feel as if they…

Will VR Change How Human Consciousness Works?

What if VR could actually change how human consciousness worked or shifted it to view the world differently? Imagine if consciousness were indeed affected by virtual reality, then would it not be possible to one day upload our consciousness into a cloud and become immortal? So many questions are circling around this concept. We may…