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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.
TheStreet (Aug. 15, 2014) Next-generation consoles helped boost gaming software and hardware sales in the U.S. since June. Video game sales, including hardware and accessories, jumped 16% from a year earlier to $514.3 ... watch video
Newsy (Mar. 17, 2015) Nintendo and mobile gaming company DeNA announced Tuesday that the venerable gaming giant will at least be bringing its games to the mobile world.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Mar. 26, 2014) Facebook is betting that virtual reality will go beyond gaming to become the next big communication platform. Fred Katayama reports.
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TheStreet (June 24, 2014) While Apple has been as coy as ever on what it has in the pipeline, here’s what we can likely expect from the next iPhone launch. First, the unveiling of the next Apple smartphone should occur ... watch video
Howdini (June 13, 2013) Apps are for more than smartphones and tablets, but you'll need help and hardware to take your television to the next level. What to choose? Personal tech expert Carley Knobloch reviews Apple TV and ... watch video
TheStreet (Feb. 21, 2014) Shutterstock sales spiked 38% to $68 million in the fourth quarter as demand for images soared, but the next big things for the company will likely be video and its mobile apps, says the company's ... watch video
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May 21, 2015 Where do electronics go when they die? Most devices are laid to eternal rest in landfills. But what if they just dissolved away, or broke down to their molecular components ... read more
May 21, 2015 For decades, the fundamental design of microwave devices, such as antennas for mobile communication and waveguides used in radars, has essentially relied on the inventiveness of a professional ... read more
May 20, 2015 A false tweet from a hacked account owned by the Associated Press demonstrates the need to better understand how social media data is linked to decision making in the private and public sector, ... read more
May 20, 2015 Scientists have succeeded in securing chip cards against leaking confidential information. Through the use of smart algorithms it is now possible to better secure, for instance, bank cards, public ... read more
May 19, 2015 Drought and heat-induced tree mortality is accelerating in many forest biomes as a consequence of a warming climate, researchers report. To predict characteristics of plants ... read more
Mar. 27, 2014 Online social behavior isn’t replacing offline social behavior in the gaming community, new research shows. Instead, online gaming is expanding players’ social lives. "Gamers aren't the ... read more
Sep. 6, 2011 Early results suggest that using virtual reality (VR) human-computer interfaces might help adult stroke patients regain arm function and improve their ability to perform standard tasks, when compared ... read more
Nov. 15, 2010 A new study on gaming and health in adolescents found some significant gender differences linked to gaming as well as important health risks associated with problematic gaming. The study is among the ... read more