96 results for “Virtual Living”

Synthetic skin is bringing the sense of touch to VR

Britta de Vries
April 29th 2020

Current social distancing measures are all about keeping a physical distance from each other in order to flatten the curve. But this does not mean we have to keep a distance from each other virtually. Modern-day technologies not only provide us to still keep in touch socially, but in the distant future also have the ability to provide us with our physical needs. With new developments in the field of robotics, it will soon be possible to download a hug, …

Netflix: Symbol of quarantine

Claire Ouwejan
March 17th 2020

Since the 16th of March 2020, the government of the Netherlands applied new measures to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Schools, cafes, restaurants and sport clubs will remain closed untill 6 April 2020 and people are advised to work from home, if possible. This “quarantine” will be held in place for at least three weeks.

Thence, I am homebound as well. Resulting in, time lost to traveling to and from work, spent on coffee and lunch breaks …

Three ways virtual reality is revolutionizing teaching

John Pickavance
May 14th 2019

You’ve probably heard how Virtual Reality (VR) is going to change everything: the way we work, the way we live, the way we play. Still, for every truly transformative technology, there are landfills of hoverboards, 3D televisions, Segways, and MiniDiscs – the technological scrap it turns out we didn’t need.

It’s reasonable to approach VR with a degree of scepticism, but allow me to explain three ways in which VR can transform the way we learn, and why we, as …

AR City: Paving the Way for Augmented Reality Navigation

Belen Munoz
January 17th 2018
Augmented reality applications are a promising alternative to GPS. At least that is what Blippar’s AR City app claims to be.

AI & VR Impact on Architects and Engineers

Megan Ray Nichols
December 17th 2017
Future workspace, human interaction and unique experiences: here’s how artificial intelligence and VR impact on architects and engineers.

The Next Nature Guide to Games in 2017

Jack Caulfield
November 30th 2017

In the next nature, many people spend as much time in the digital world of gaming as they do in the real world. We have covered video games before, but this year we thought it could be fun to list some of our favorites. These are the games that in 2017 have been transporting us into the future, blurring the line between virtual and real, and giving us access to new hybrid experiences.…

Intimate Technology S01E08: Scroll

NextNature.net
November 28th 2017
The last episode of our Intimate Technology series follows a minute in the life of a hyperconnected family in the digital era.

Intimate Technology S01E04: So Happy Together

NextNature.net
October 31st 2017
What if you could upload your fondest memories to the cloud? Watch episode 4 of our Intimate Technology video series.

Virtual Networking, the Future Social Media

Megan Ray Nichols
August 28th 2017
Virtual reality is already becoming a part of the conversation surrounding social media. Will it become the next popular social network?

Experience Death with VR

Julie Reindl
May 10th 2017
Virtual reality experiment tries to help people frightened of death with outer-body experience.
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