Virtual Environment News
August 26, 2016

Latest Headlines
updated 3:16am EDT

More Virtual Environment News
August 26, 2016

Silicon Brings More Color to Holograms

Aug. 12, 2016 — Silicon holograms harness the full visible spectrum to bring holographic projections one step closer, report scientists. A research team has now demonstrated the hologram of three flat images at ... read more

July 20, 2016 — Getting fit and athletic -- while sitting? Researchers are developing an active chair. At first glance, the chair looks just like another other reclining chair with a footrest you would find in a ... read more

July 6, 2016 — Errors can be spotted early and resources can be saved when many individuals share knowledge in a company. This is the case with a honing machine used to hone crankcases at VW’s engine plant in ... read more

June 29, 2016 — Poor weather can often make the operation of rescue helicopters a highly risky business, and sometimes even impossible. A new helmet-mounted display may in the future be able to help pilots detect ... read more

Scientists Use 'Virtual Heart' to Model Heart Failure

June 23, 2016 — A team of researchers have created a detailed computational model of the electrophysiology of congestive heart failure, a leading cause of death. This 'virtual heart' could help medical ... read more

June 15, 2016 — Using the power of the light around us, researchers have significantly improved their innovative light-sensing system that tracks a person's behavior continuously and unobtrusively in real ... read more

Nano-Magnets Produce 3-Dimensional Images

Apr. 19, 2016 — Researchers have developed a wide-view 3- dimensional (3-D) holographic display composed of nano-magnetic pixels. This 3-D display, with 1-µm-pitch pixels, can show holographic images at viewing ... read more

Violent Video Games Eventually Lose Their Ability to Produce Guilt in Gamers

Apr. 8, 2016 — Rapidly advancing technology has created ever more realistic video games. Images are sharp, settings have depth and detail, and the audio is crisp and authentic. It appears so real that research has ... read more

Taking the Heat out of Energy Conversion

Apr. 6, 2016 — A more accurate method of modeling heat generation and transfer in electromagnetic machines could lead to more efficient electric ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — Researchers have devised and configured a new 5G radio access system for intervehicular communication. The system is intended to improve road safety in a future scenario where 5G technologies are ... read more

Apr. 4, 2016 — In computer aided vehicle engineering, you need accurate data on various environmental influences. This is the only way developers can conduct tests that simulate the experience of a real car. A ... read more

Mar. 23, 2016 — Researchers have found that the emotional impact experienced by music listeners depends on the concert hall's acoustics. The research group aims to understand how room acoustics affect sound ... read more

Mar. 23, 2016 — With record-breaking speeds for fiber-optic data transmission, engineers have paved a fast lane on the information superhighway -- creating on-ramps for big data in the ... read more

Mar. 18, 2016 — In Colombia, large areas are teeming with mines that are almost impossible to detect with traditional methods. Researchers are now developing a new mine clearance technology, based on ground ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — Chemists have been able for the first time to measure how new bonds influence molecules: they have reconstructed the 'energy landscape' of acetone molecules using measurement data from the ... read more

Mar. 10, 2016 — Someday soon, you may be able to log into your smartphone with sweeping gestures or doodling, using one or more fingers. Researchers have performed the first study of free-form gesture passwords for ... read more

Improving Dental Hygiene Products Through Virtual Brushing

Mar. 2, 2016 — Designing toothpastes and toothbrushes is a time-consuming process involving the production and testing of numerous samples. Using a new type of simulation, various parameters such as bristle shape ... read more

3-D Analysis and CAD/CAM Techniques Lead to New Advances in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Feb. 26, 2016 — Three-dimensional analysis, virtual surgical planning, and computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques are leading to new and refined approaches to reconstructive surgery of the skull, face, ... read more

Using Thin or Obese Avatars in Motion-Controlled Gaming Can Influence Physical Activity

Feb. 24, 2016 — A recent study found that gamers using thin avatars showed increased physical activity compared to those using obese ... read more

Jan. 27, 2016 — Avatars are all around us: they represent real people online and colonise new worlds in the movies. In science, their role has been more limited. But avatars can be extremely useful in linguistics, ... read more

Friday, August 12, 2016
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Friday, April 8, 2016
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Monday, April 4, 2016
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Friday, March 18, 2016
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Friday, February 26, 2016
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Friday, November 20, 2015
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Friday, November 6, 2015
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Friday, September 11, 2015
Friday, August 21, 2015
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Friday, July 31, 2015
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Monday, July 20, 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Friday, May 29, 2015
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Monday, May 25, 2015
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Monday, May 11, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Friday, April 24, 2015
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Monday, April 20, 2015
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015
Friday, March 27, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Friday, February 27, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Monday, February 9, 2015
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Monday, February 2, 2015
Friday, January 30, 2015
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Monday, January 5, 2015
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Monday, December 29, 2014
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Monday, October 6, 2014