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SyncThink Closes $3.5 Million Series A Funding to Further Develop VR-based Concussion Detection

SyncThink, a Berkeley-based eye-tracking and brain firm, announced the closing of a $3.5 million Series A-1 funding round led by Quadrant Management. The company expects to...

Researchers Induce Artificial Movement Sensation in VR Using Four-Pole Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation

Shown as part of the Emerging Technologies installations at SIGGRAPH 2017 this week, the GVS RIDE experience demonstrates the effects of four-pole galvanic vestibular stimulation combined...

Using Virtual Humans with Personality for Medical Training

On today's episode, I talk with Dr. Benjamin Lok from the University of Florida about how they're using Virtual Humans as patients to train...
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‘VR Human Anatomy’ to Give Medical Students a ‘Hands-On’ Using Oculus Touch

Vedavi, a medical animation studio working closely with the University of Zurich, wants students to drop the heavy books and plastic models and pick up...
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Epic’s Big Data VR Challenge Winner Will Take Home $20,000 Next Week at Develop:...

Epic Games' Big Data VR Challenge has been underway since March and is coming to a close next week. With luck, the teams have created some entirely...
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‘Diplopia’ Becomes ‘Vivid Vision’, Trials Get Underway – Interview with CEO James Blaha

Diplopia is a virtual reality title designed to provide targeted exercises for those suffering from vision issues. The team behind the application are rebranding, changing...

Surgeon Uses Oculus Rift On Patients, Streams Operation Using Google Glass

One of the joys of writing about reporting from the cutting-edge of a newly reborn technology like virtual reality is that you're constantly being...
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