Month: February 2018

Virtual Reality, VR, Immersive Technology & Simulated Environment

“SnowWorld” Uses VR as Painkiller or Pain Reduction at Hospital

SnowWorld in Action. (Credit: University of Washington) Virtual reality aka VR as painkiller has a huge benefit in the hospital and medical industry. This is good especially for kids since it is very hard to handle them during the treatment because they are always moving, crying, screaming or shouting. This might cause the doctors become…
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Library Offering VR Facilities & Services for Community to Explore

Normally, when we talk about library, our mind will automatically imagine the vast number of physical, hard copy books laying around us. And for most of the people, library is a boring and not a fun place to go. Not sure if you agree on this 🙂 However, there is a trend nowadays where the…
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New VR Reference Design Based On Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Recently, Qualcomm announced their new VR reference platform design. The design is based on their Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile platform. For those not familiar, Snapdragon is actually a semiconductor chip which has a suite of system on it or simply known as SoC (System on a Chip). This SoC is build specifically for mobile devices and…
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More Engaging Virtual Community with oksusu Social VR from SK Telecom

Recently, SK Telecom, a South Korea telco company, announced their new product offering related to virtual reality. The product called “oksusu Social VR” will be focusing on the social activity domain. They will demo it soon during this coming Mobile World Congress 2018 event starting from 26th Feb.