We are happy to announce the publication of NEW ISSUE from the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (JVWR): Volume 9, Number 1: Assembled 2016 (Part 1) Issue Editor: Sue Gregory, School of Education, University of New England, Australia. This Assembled 2016 issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research relates to an eclectic group of six… Continue reading The new JVWR issue: Assembled 2016 Vol. 9(1)
A two-part video. Some of the most compelling interfaces in modern fiction – from Minority Report and Matrix Reloaded to The Avengers and Ender’s Game.
How technology enables the creation of new kinds of outfits that change digitally. Watch the animated gif… to get the feel or the movie. The possibilities are endless. “In the digital realm, we are naked all the time” concept has been adapted by designers Xuedi Chen and Pedro G. C. Oliveira to create a sculptural dress… Continue reading 3D Printed Dress Becomes Increasingly Transparent
We are happy to announce the publication of a NEW ISSUE from the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (JVWR): Volume 7, Number 2: Assembled 2014 The editorial team: Samuel Cruz-Lara – LORIA (UMR 7503) CNRS – INRIA, Université de Lorraine, France Sue Gregory – University of New England, Australia Suely Fragoso – Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Urs-Vito… Continue reading Assembled 2014 – New JVWR issue
A three-dimensional rendering of Seinfeld’s TV apartment.
The great promise of the Oculus Rift headset the chance to inhabit fantastic new worlds. A group of researchers in Barcelona are already using it for something even more radical: inhabiting new bodies. BeAnotherLab, an interdisciplinary group of students at the University Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona, has relied on an early version of Oculus Rift… Continue reading Video: Men and Women Swap Bodies — Oculus Rift Hack
JVWR is looking for a prime editor and 1-2 co-editors for this V2RHardware issue.
Finally, the official Linden Lab Second Life viewer Beta for Oculus rift is here. This is a short technical report about it. So install was easy. Like a regular viewer. You just get another version of it named “Second Life Project Oculus Rift” You then run the software (assuming your hardware is connected). You press… Continue reading Review: SL Viewer for Rift + Video
Nano-sculptures the size of a grain of sand up to 1,000 times faster than previously possible.
Doctors have devised a new way to treat amputees with phantom limb pain.