• Improve human-robot collaboration with GhostAR

      With GhostX, whatever plan a user makes with the ghost form of the robot while wearing an augmented reality head mount is communicated to the real robot through a cloud connection – allowing both the user...

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  • ElastImpact brings a bit more realism to VR

        If you’ve ever used a VR system and thought what was really missing is the feeling of being hit in the face, then a team researchers at the National Taiwan University may hold just the solution. ElastImpact takes...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Atmos XR WebVR-capable Headset: 3D Printable, Modular and Open Source

    Hardware and software makers behind the Atmos headset want to provide improved accessibility with an open ecosystem, and they aims to do it with a WebVR-capable headset design that is self-contained, 3D-printable, and open-sourced. Their immediate goal...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • NeoSensory and High Fidelity Bring VR to the Next Level

      High Fidelity, maker of an open source platform for social VR, and NeoSensory, creators of hardware to extend the human senses, announced they’ve partnered to create a haptic jacket dubbed the ‘exoskin’. Composed of 32 sensory motors, the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • DIY Your VR Headset

    “I started programming when I was 13, thanks to Sensei when he created a robotics club. On the first day we were 12 students, the next week we were 3 – yep, you guessed it, the other...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • How To Integrate Nintendo Power Glove with Modern VR Hardware

    When the Power Glove was released in the early 1990s, the idea that you could control games with hand motions was incredible, but like the Virtual Boy that followed years later, the hardware of the day just couldn’t keep...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 219 Design brings 3Dp, robotics and VR together

    219 Design brought the two technologies (VR and Robotics) together which is as amazing as it sounds. Their production of the robotic arm made by rapid prototyping and open-source electronics which can be controlled through VR hardware...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • HTC, Valve Open Source Vive VR’s Tracking System For Third-Party Hardware

    Similar to the open source Steam controller, Valve, along with partner HTC, is opening up the room-scale 3D tracking system of the Vive VR headset, which is a move that further brightens the future of the burgeoning...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Virtual Reality App from 219 Design Simplifies the Programming of Robots

    While robots may make complicated tasks look easy, programming a robot is anything but – particularly when you’re talking about large, complex industrial robots whirring away in factories. But with a new app developed by product engineering...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Intel’s Project Alloy will offer the first open-source, third-party ‘HoloLens’ headset

    Microsoft said last fall that it would allow third-party hardware makers to build their own HoloLens devices. The first, perhaps not surprisingly, will be made by Intel: Project Alloy. Alloy will be a wire-free,head-mounted VR device, complete...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Virtual reality could help fight depression

    A study by University College London (UCL) and the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) suggests virtual reality could be utilized as a treatment for depression in the future. The pilot study worked with 15...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Autodesk launches ReMake: digitize the real world

    ReMake converts a sequence of photos or scan data into high resolution 3D meshes and provides a smart toolset to clean, repair, and optimize the mesh for design and engineering workflows, digital archiving, interactive AR/VR experiences, and...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Siemens, Local Motors partner for large scale 3D printed car development

    The automotive industry, after VW DieselGate, Tesla, OSVehicles and this initiative as well, is living a real revolution. The industry 4.0 principles are the pivot point of many innovations in this area, too traditional for so long...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Facebook Has Designed A 360-Degree Camera For The Open Source Community

    Facebook announced the Surround 360 camera at its F8 developers conference–a camera that will not be available commercially, but is just a design open for anyone to build or modify. The hardware is also coupled with custom...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Oculus Rift release date, features and price: pre-orders now open and final price revealed

    The Rift headset isn’t cheap, though, setting back would-be pre-orderers a tasty $599 (~£410). That doesn’t include US tax, nor shipping – which will be considerable for global orders. However, for that money you bag yourself the...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • How “open” is the future of PC virtual reality?

    A popular reddit thread over the weekend has brought to the surface a long-roiling, behind-the-scenes debate about the future of the nascent virtual reality revival. The questions being debated get into what exactly it means for a...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Phree – Make the world your paper. More than $500K funded on Kickstater and 30 days to go!

    This is not an open source project, but it’s definitely catching. At 31 days still to go before the end of funding period, this startup already got $500K on the $100K requested. 5X and one month to...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Oculus Rift Release Date Unlikely in 2015

    Virtual reality headsets look like they will be the next battleground for the console wars: Facebook purchased Oculus Rift, Microsoft has Hololens, Sony is developing Morpheus and Valve recently announced a partnership with HTC to create Vive....

    • Posted 5 years ago
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