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Yes yes, I know what you are thinking: what the hell is hybrid reality? Well, the more common name is mixed reality but ‘hybrid’ sounds just more “wow!” isn’t it? . INTERACTION . I just like the phrase, that hybrid reality is human, computer, and environment interaction set on the whole new level. It is also, undoubtedly, a sign of our times when even the boundaries between the virtual...

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Everyone heard about EVE: Valkyria where you are an elite space fighter pilot, but there are many games that should turn our attention too. Many of them are ‘early-access’ games so it means that in a short time we will receive very interesting titles.   RAW Data http://store.steampowered.com/app/436320/   Raw Data is a first person action game, can choose one of two characters - firearms Bishop or cyber-ninja Saija....

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This is not a message for people who work every day with VR, because they certainly are aware of that fact. These things should be obvious to them. What things? That we can not judge VR worlds (and experiences) without being inside them. Why is that?   When we are working on games or other programs dedicated to VR, this work is not different from a typical...

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Have you ever wondered on which side of the Force you would like to be? Yes, this question can be treated as a short psychological test about our relation to the transformations of contemporary culture and entertainment, including the VR. But it's not about our preferences and tastes. No. It is in fact about the duel:   Virtual reality vs. the World   I'm not a specialist in this...

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The future was invented a long time ago! Now we are waiting for apropriate tools to accomplish some brilliant ideas of the past.   I'm not saying that we are suffering from the lack of originality or that we are narrow-minded. We often do not even realize that somewhere in the dusty recesses of libraries there are forgotten books whose authors developed a variety of wonderful devices...

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Is sight important? Without a doubt. It’s considered as the most important of the senses and also the most difficult to repair. Although the value of surgeons’ skills has been already recognized, there are limits which modern medicine still cannot overcome. Of course, virtual reality is already used to create educational platforms and innovative training tools that support the practice of future surgeons. They do...

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With the appearance of new gaming platforms such as Nintendo Wii, Sony Playstation and Microsoft's Kinect, we unexpectedly received a new tool for rehabilitation. You may ask “Why?” The answer is simple: It is  possible because the control system in these devices is based on the person's body movements which are transferred to the game world during a simulation session. In specific medical cases, this...

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The time to learn bronchoscopy has come! The more I read about the VR applications in medical care, the more I wonder how medical practice looked before?   In case of virtual training the answer is simple: everything is done in a controlled environment; the patient will not suffer unnecessarily; there is no threat to life; and overwhelming stress won't beat a young adept in medical science....

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