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    The new reality in gaming: Not virtual, but augmented?

    June 20, 2015

    user of VR headset

    Photo: Daily Mail

    The frisson of excitement over virtual reality based gaming may be dissipating. Big name publishers are taking a wait-and-see attitude to the technology. At this week’s E3 game convention in Los Angeles, the NY Times found that the heavyweights are treading very carefully when it comes to committing to such an immersive experience.

    “Do we want to sit in a room with a vision-occluding headset for a long period of time?” asked one game publisher.

    Computer Platforms, Virtual Reality

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      Is Microsoft’s HoloLens the Future of 3D Design?

      By Richard Wallace | May 9, 2015

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      The application development community recently got its first hands-on look, and feel, of Microsoft’s HoloLens, an advanced holographic computing platform seem as “a quantum leap in human computer interaction” and “the future of computing,” by enthusiastic attendees of Build 2015.

      While short on basic specifications like performance, battery life, and price, HoloLens has been enthusiastically embraced by the game development and entertainment communities.

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        This guy is going to live in virtual reality for a year. Really.

        January 8, 2015

        0bf27b4Troy Hitch, Chief Innovation Officer at Cincinnati-based ad agency Barefoot Proximity, calls himself a “Speculatist,” which means he’s very good at making up stuff like this: “When we concede reality, we gain control….I believe that a me in the Rift has the power to be perceived as an exponentially more innovative thought leader, a better father and husband, a more considerate and virile lover–with and to whomever I find in there.