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New Approach to Virtual Reality Shocks You Into Believing Walls Are Real

Haptic feedback device uses electric muscle stimulator to mimic lifting objects and touching walls.
Leif Johnson
4.17.17
News

We Should All Be Glad Someone Finally Invented a Robot Ass

Implausibly, it's not a sex thing.
Jordan Pearson
7.4.16
Film

A War Survivor's Virtual Reality Film Brings the Terror of a Conflict Zone to Life

A new film called 'GIANT,' directed by Serbian director Milica Zec, uses immersive tech to make you live out a terrifying tale.
Beckett Mufson
3.14.16
robots

A Bionic Fingertip Let an Amputee Feel Texture Again

Researchers are still working towards one holy grail in the prosthetics-making sphere: How to make them touch-sensitive.
Emiko Jozuka
3.8.16
Sex

Ctrl+Alt+Orgasm: A Futurologist Imagines Sex in 2050

Ian Pearson describes the concept of "active skin," which could enhance and expand human sensations.
Emiko Jozuka
11.12.15
90S

This Weird Robot Hand Won’t Let Go of the 90s

Nostalgia is only human.
Jordan Pearson
9.30.15
Denmark

An Astronaut Will Remote-Control a Robot on Earth from Space Today

“It is as if the astronaut could extend his arm from space to the ground."
Emiko Jozuka
9.7.15
robots

This Robot Can Punch Through Walls Thanks to 'Human' Reflexes

HERMES is controlled by a human in an exoskeleton to stay on balance.
Emiko Jozuka
8.11.15
jacked in

Those Virtual Feelings

VR is venturing into the realm of brain waves, heart rates, and other biometric signals, and it will blow your mind.
Amy Robinson
6.9.15
nasa

Today, an Astronaut in Space Will 'Shake Hands' With Someone on Earth

It’s a joystick to joystick kinda moment.
Emiko Jozuka
6.3.15
japan

How Haptics Make Holograms You Can Touch

Hiroyuki Shinoda pioneered haptic holograms years ago, and now he thinks the world is nearly ready for this tech.
Emiko Jozuka
5.11.15
Design

Enter "THE VOID": The World's First Virtual Reality Theme Park

It's like laser tag meets The Matrix inside this cutting-edge "virtual entertainment center."
Beckett Mufson
5.6.15
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