Imagine holding a hologram of a real heart in your hands or looking at a hologram of the spinal vertebrates during surgery. Those are just some of the possibilities being made available by Israeli companies developing sophisticated technologies that they hope will be widely adopted. Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented reality (AR) technologies are already … Continue reading 5 Israeli Startups Leveraging VR/AR To Transform Health And Medical Care
HTC Vive headset is powered by Stream VR and is developed in cooperation between HTC and Valve, a leading videogame developer. The headset comes with revolutionary features. The display comes with 1,200 by 1,080 pixel screen in front of each eye, with refresh rates of 90 frames per second. A set up that should eliminate … Continue reading HTC Vive’s Launch Date was Pushed to April 2016
Virtual reality technology brings new media experiences to the viewing audience. In the history of virtual reality, the technology went through multiple cycles, but now it is elevated with consumer friendly designs. Virtual reality and 360 degree video apps are available for the mainstream user. Facebook, the largest social media platform, purchased the Oculus Rift … Continue reading VR Immersive Marketing and Advertising Media
Major news outlets embrace virtual reality journalism and produce stories that we could not have experiences without access to the technology. There is an opportunity for journalists to deliver an immersive virtual reality experience with 360 degree video production process. The New York Times created a virtual reality movie “The Displaced,” which was directed by Imraan Ismail … Continue reading Presenting Unreachable News with Virtual Reality Storytelling
Since major news outlets are embracing virtual reality films, there is an area for journalism students to learn the 360 degree video production process for a news storytelling in a form of immersive virtual reality experience. The New York Times created a virtual reality movie “The Displaced,” a movie about three displaced children in countries … Continue reading How to Create a 360 degree video with GoPro Cameras
Is virtual reality a new way of engagement or is it a passing media trend? Virtual reality was introduced to the world in 1960’s and followed up with a 1990’s wave. Now the technology is super trendy, large tech companies investing time and money into development of head mounted displays. When virtual reality was introduced … Continue reading History of VR
What is the future of communication via technology? What will be the next gadget of social interaction? I can’t predict the future, but I am curious about how two worlds - social media and virtual reality will be incorporated together. Few days ago, Facebook bought Oculus, a virtual reality company for $2 billion. My … Continue reading What is the Future of Virtual Reality Communications?