Tag Archives: Virtual-Reality

Not Quite Dead Yet: Second Life

dailyrandomshit for 2016-04-26 Hey look, Second Life isn’t quite dead yet! I wonder if there will be a point to the experience this time. The Verge just did a live session on Facebook and posted an article on Second Life’s effort to remain relevant (see links below). http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/26/11502888/linden-lab-project-sansar-vr-early-applications-open http://www.lindenlab.com/releases/linden-lab-invites-first-virtual-experience-creators-to-project-sansar-testing

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6 Levels Towards Virtual Worlds

I’ve been thinking about the decades old promises of virtual reality and how my graduate students have responded to their first experiences with Second Life and thought that an info-graphic break down of virtual reality might help us approach the subject with less anxiety or frustration. It really comes down to thinking of the ol’ “right tool for the right

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Real 3D Visualizations: Building nano-structures

This one is way over my head, but points to different user-interfaces that break away from the WIMP-model: By okreylos. Old video of building a nano-structure using a bimanual interface. The interaction was recorded on a “immersive workbench,” a single-screen virtual reality environment with one tracked stylus and two tracked data gloves. The video is slightly sped up by accident.

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