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Monkeys Use Brains to Control Virtual Arms

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Duke researchers have developed technology allowing monkeys to control virtual arms using only their brain signals.


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CES 2015: Open-Source Virtual Reality Platform Is Hacker Friendly

CES 2015: Open-Source Virtual Reality Platform Is Hacker Friendly

Popular Science (Jan. 8, 2015) — Virtual reality is one of the most exciting topics at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and at the forefront of its development is the Razer's new open-source virtual reality (OSVR) platform. Razer OSVR is an attempt to standardize hardware and software components of virtual reality. That means that more than a dozen partners—including headset makers, gesture control manufacturers, and gaming companies—will be building on the platform that Razer has created. Razer hopes that its new platform will spur experimentation and development in the virtual reality space. Here's a closer look at Razer OSVR. Video provided by Popular Science
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How Ford and Heinz Will Make Cars Out of Tomatoes This Summer

How Ford and Heinz Will Make Cars Out of Tomatoes This Summer

TheStreet (June 10, 2014) — Ford and Heinz are teaming up to find a new use for tomatoes: car parts. Together, the automaker and food processing company plan to fund research to explore the use of tomato fiber as a sustainable bio-plastic material for use in vehicle manufacturing. Researchers are currently testing the durability of dried tomato skins for use in wiring brackets within the hood or as a storage bin in the center console. Use of the food processing byproduct would fulfil Ford’s goal of reducing the use of petrochemicals in its manufacturing process. Already, Ford has integrated the use of other recycled and bio-based materials including coconuts, cotton, rice hulls and soy. Video provided by TheStreet
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3D Tool Offers Clearer Picture for Architects

3D Tool Offers Clearer Picture for Architects

Reuters (June 11, 2012) — Urban planners and architects will soon be able to take a virtual tour of houses and neighborhoods to help them make important design and planning decisions. The Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering in Stuttgart says their 3D Virtual Cityscape project will offer new perspectives for urban planners creating the cities and suburbs of the future.
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The Virtualizer Takes Gaming to Next Level

The Virtualizer Takes Gaming to Next Level

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 27, 2014) — A prototype gaming system being developed by scientists in Austria is taking virtual reality to a new level, allowing gamers to physically walk or run through their virtual world. Its inventors at the Vienna University of Technology say 'The Virtualizer' could also be used to help stroke patients regain their ability to walk. Jim Drury reports.
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