Technology

4Experience weźmie udział w wydarzeniu INDUSTRYmeeting 2018. Będziecie mięli okazję wysłuchać krótkiego referatu Wojtka Pandera oraz spotkać się z nami na stoisku lub w kuluarach. Jeżeli zastanawiacie się co VR i AR mają wspólnego z przemysłem - to najlepsza okazja, żeby się tego dowiedzieć. INDUSTRYmeeting – spotkanie branży przemysłowej w Sosnowcu! W dniach 20-21 lutego 2018 roku, w Centrum Targowo-Konferencyjnym Expo Silesia w Sosnowcu, odbędą się Targi...

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Warsaw Uprising: Scenes from World War II   There is a Chinese curse that reads “May you live in interesting times.” Strange, isn’t it? Well, not quite…   [embed]https://youtu.be/JBPODCwiwag[/embed]   World War II began with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany on September 1 st , 1939. At Westerplatte, where the first attack took place, there is a monument in the form of an inscription that reads “Nigdy więcej wojny” (“No...

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We are observing an ever-accelerating rate of change in the world around us today. Do you remember complaining about your old computer lagging behind the speed of your creative efforts when you were a teenager? Well, I certainly do, but the reality is, it is us, humans, who actually need to keep up with the rapidly growing capabilities of modern machines at the moment.   Making tomorrow...

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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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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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Games? Forget about games! The future of virtual reality is something more that that. Here are the best training applications that have been made so far. The  areas where VR has been used  may surprise you, but they  show perfectly its capabilities. The future belongs to these innovative tools that will help you hone your skills in a short time.   American Football [LINK]         Success in this sport depends...

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Training in virtual reality is a perfect example of how simple solutions deal with complex problems. Comprehensibility, clarity, flexibility, and adaptation to specific needs - these are just a few of the many advantages of innovative VR trainings!   If something comes too easy, we think it is not good enough and  that we have not used our full potential. Finding complex solutions, complicating the situation under...

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As far as I remember, the University of Colorado has launched  a program, Virtual Reality Initiative this year. Why? To provide its students equal access to VR technology! Although I look up to Polish higher education, such news really surprise me. In a positive way, of course. There are places in the world where education and modern technology are combined. It is important to recognize the...

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CAVE Cave Automatic Virtual Environment. I'm thinking hard how to compare it to VR goggles? Although they are completely different products, the assumptions are similar: convincing the user that he is in a different space, showing something that is not possible to see in the real world or just something real, but immaterial. So in one word: trick the senses ...

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We are looking for information, and we always see only a piece of it. We got used to perceive the world from such perspective, from a distance. We do not like to be heavily involved in something. We should understand that showing just a slice of reality is a great tool for manipulation. The question is, “What are we really looking for?”   There are places and...

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The challenge for business is not to create the deepest experience, but  the most valuable one. The report of the Goldman Sachs predicts that games and video entertainment  will constitute less than a half of the software for VR (virtual reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) market in the next few years. What does it mean to create a valuable experience? It means to shape an...

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I have just read that the French Sephora is the largest perfumery chain in the world. What is the largest perfumery chain doing? Of course, investing in virtual reality!   With face recognition technology, a woman can see how she looks in a particular shade of lipstick and if she is satisfied, she can immediately make a purchase online. Of course, emotions play an important role here,...

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Our education largely depends on the coincidence. We do not know  what teachers we will have in a given course? Will they make a good impression on us? Will they inspire or discourage us? Will they have a gift to share their passion with us?   As always, there are great leaders among them who can explain difficult subjects to us in a simple way. Their charisma...

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An excess of something does not have to be a bad thing. We should not have a negative attitude to it or perceive it as chaos, in raging world. Question: What can we do with it?   Every day there is spicy news about pioneering applications of virtual reality, important technological solutions, more advanced features, and more and more. Fueling the imagination. Legendary films 360, innovative startups,...

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I think for the majority of us the notion of home has rather positive associations. It gives a sense of security and intimacy. However, in certain circumstances, our house becomes a prison from which we do not want to run away. Or we just simply cannot.   We happen to face various situations in our lives, some are favorable, and some are not. One day, we can...

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