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Video Source: Telegraph UK
Related:State-of-the-art virtual-reality system is key to medical discovery
Topics: VR/Augmented Reality/Computer Graphics
I’m not impressed.
It will get better then this :)
This is just the first prototype.
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I don’t quite understand this. If this is a wall of screens around him, then whey does he need to wear head tracking eyeglasses?
If I recall correctly from my experience in the earlier CAVE system at UCSD, the head tracking allows for you to use a joystick to zoom in/out of whatever image you are looking at, or make changes of data to be displayed.
i believe the next imax will be called virtualmax.
i cant wait till movie theatres start selling tickets to watch movies with similar technology. as a matter og fact i cant wait till when my home theatre has similar technology in it.
Definitely awesome, but it won’t be my definition of a fully immersive virtual reality until I can walk around without hitting any walls in front of or behind me (the system must create the illusion of infinite space around the user), and until haptic sensations seem real enough (as well as all other senses), I won’t be completely satisfied.
Still, it’s certainly a large step in the right direction; I can’t wait to see how virtual reality has progressed by the 2020s.
“… until I can walk around without hitting any walls in front of or behind me …”
I consider even my physical body a Limit.
Deep time: …Now, too, they have finally shed their organic forms and
are composed of radiating electromagnetic fields, the primary energy
sub-stratum of the universe, complex networks of multiple dimensions, alive with the constant tremor of the sentient messages they carry, bearing the life-ways of the race.
The Waiting Grounds, 1959, J.G. Ballard.
A truly, fundamentally enhancing VR hardware will not be a macroscopic (in this case, room-sized) machinery. It will be miniaturized cyborgization parts.
To greaterly percieve and interpret the reality, we need to radically rebuild our sense organs and brains, instead of creating more macroscopic displayers.
You have to walk before you can run.
I want one! Mommy, mommy please can I have one! Oh it just brings out the inner child. A friend of mine and myself used to dream of a system like this when we were in high school. You know, all those connected television sets. It’s not that far away now!
Most people can *Have* one today.
All they need is to *Find Know-Hows on the Internet* and Build one for Themselves.
It is Great to know that Grassroot Hacking/Technology-Researching/Experimenting is gaining momentum.
Nice post up above SAS. Yea I know they can be built now. I’ve actually considered building one for buisness presentations. A simple three by three or four. At this point in time it’s too costly and time consuming. I just print stuff out and lay it side by side. There have been better systems presented on this website. The style of it reminded me of my friend. I like to be provocative when I write so I went with that emotion. It won’t be long before we will have a fully immersive system if they keep dumping money into noninvasive brain imaging. The nanobots are on their way! ( just being provocative again.)
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