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Every Household Will Own a VR headset, Soon

In a special interview for Haptical, Albert “Skip” Rizzo — one of the global pioneers of medical virtual reality — talked about his goals, projects and expectations on the future of this technology.

Tech Analysts Say VR Could Change Your Life

Tech analysts say virtual reality could change your life — Reducing errors made during surgery, bringing school books to life, enabling us to browse shops from the comfort of home — tech leaders say virtual reality is not just about gaming, it will change our lives.

Can VR Threaten The Brothel Industry?

VR porn already is immersive, meant to stream adult video from a first-person perspective so users feel they are in the scene. But in the future, it could become interactive.

Elon Musk Believes We Are Probably Characters In Some Advanced Civilization’s Video Game

Elon Musk said that though we think we’re flesh-and-blood participants in a physical world, we are almost certainly computer-generated entities living inside a more advanced civilization’s video game.

Virtual Reality Stitching Can Cost $10,000 Per Finished Minute

“We’re trying to figure out what works and what doesn’t work in VR” said International Cinematographers Guild’s Michael Chambliss.

Björk: ‘It’s no coincidence that the porn industry has embraced virtual reality’

Before the world premiere of her new VR work, the Icelandic musician speaks about nature, technology and her habits on Airbnb

ILMxLAB Discuss Pioneering VR Storytelling with Star Wars and Beyond

Ben Lang sits down with John Gaeta and Vicki Beck to discuss Lucasfilm’s focus on immersive storytelling with the formation of ILMxLab last year, and their constant experimentation in the immersive entertainment space.

via Hacker News http://ift.tt/24tiUhd

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