Virtual Reality

3D-printed decoder, AI-enabled image compress

image: The system uses an algorithm that encodes a high-resolution image to a lower-resolution one, and then translates the compressed image back to its original resolution by a decoder that unscrambles incoming light. view tomorrow Credit: Ozcan Lab/UCLA FINDINGS A UCLA team has developed a technology for projecting high-resolution computer-generated images using one-sixteenth the number …

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Virtual reality comes to Pearl River County Hospital & Nursing Home

POPLARVILLE, Miss. (WDAM) – Imagine traveling the world without leaving your bedroom. Some Pearl River County Nursing Home residents are living, or re-living, their dreams thanks to a local group of students. Phi Theta Kappa has an Honors In Action program where they strive to help the community. This semester, they focused on the “Art …

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$6.5M Wi-Fi project nears completion > Sheppard Air Force Base > Article Display

Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas — A $6.5 million project to bring wireless internet service to Sheppard training facilities is nearing completion, with full operational capability targeted for early next year. The initiative began with 9 facilities using fiscal 2021 end-of-year funding, and with the support of additional funding from 2nd Air …

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Why Americans need to brush up on their tech talk ASAP

Artificial intelligence. Virtual reality. The singularity. Desensitization. All of these are tech-related terms you may have thought were confined to futuristic novels and films like “Tron” or “Ready Player One.” But we’ve reached a point where these terms are immensely and increasingly relevant to our lives, not far off figments of our imagination. I’m sympathetic …

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FTC sues to block Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision

Comment on this story Comment The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Microsoft’s $69 billion acquisition of the video game publisher Activision Blizzard, charging that the massive deal would allow the Washington tech giant to suppress its competitors in gaming. The lawsuit represents the FTC’s most significant effort to rein in consolidation in …

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“Philosophy of Space Exploration” UTSA’s First Metaverse Course

(TNS) — Anna Vescio floated inside the International Space Station in late November as it orbited 250 miles above Earth. She met astronauts who showed her the station, observed its scientific instruments and equipment and saw how its occupants live in space. Then she removed her virtual-reality headset and was back in the Alamo City. …

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Gorillaz’s Share “Skinny Ape,” Announce Augmented Reality Debut

The virtual band Gorillaz are up to some real-life hijinks, sharing new song “Skinny Ape” from the upcoming album Cracker Island and announcing a two-city augmented reality live debut. “Don’t be sad for me,” virtual Gorillaz vocalist 2-D (Damon Albarn) sings. “I’m a cartoon G/ And my intent is to breathe in a new world/ …

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Meta battles US antitrust agency over future of virtual reality

WASHINGTON/SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec 8 (Reuters) – The Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law, is about to engage in a real-life courtroom fight over virtual reality. On Thursday, a high-profile trial kicks off in which the FTC will try to prevent Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) from buying virtual reality app developer Within …

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