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Avegant Virtual Retinal Display

Avegant CEO Ed Tang stops by with a prototype of the company's Virtual Retinal Display, which uses micromirrors and advanced optics to project a stunning 3D image directly onto the retinas of the wearer.

By 9 October 2013

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Best wearable tech of 2016

Smartwatches. Health monitors. Pedometers. Activity trackers. They're all part of the emerging landscape of wearable technology, which promises to change the way we exercise and communicate. We've collected the best products in this upstart category below.

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Sherpa Beta Virtual Assistant (Android)

In a crowded field of voice-powered digital assistant apps for Android, Sherpa distinguishes itself with its ability to perform searches on the Web, take notes, post to Facebook, and even stream music on command.

By 18 April 2013

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​I used my eyes to control virtual reality, and someday you will too

VR headsets, and especially smartglasses, could get a lot better with the addition of eye tracking. Eyefluence convinced me.

By 12 February 2016

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Relive Nintendo's glory days with Duck Hunt in virtual reality

A fan project leads to a virtual reality version of the Nintendo classic, and the end result is glorious. In VR, the hunting dog laughs at you from every direction. ​

By 12 February 2016

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Art installation opens door to virtual world (Tomorrow Daily 313)

A prototype device designed to help the blind interact with visual imagery, plus an art exhibit designed to get people talking about shared virtual-reality experiences.

By 11 February 2016

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'Doors' offers a shared VR experience with others through art (Tomorrow Daily 313 show notes)

We love the idea of this immersive and interactive art exhibit, which was created to remind designers and users that virtual reality doesn't have to be an isolating experience.

By 11 February 2016

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What films? Sundance crowd can't wait to try virtual reality

This year's Sundance Film Festival saw an explosion of interest in VR. We chat with some of the festivalgoers strapping on a virtual-reality headset for the very first time.

By 2 February 2016

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Google may disconnect the phone for its VR vision of the future

The next version of the search giant's virtual reality goggles may be a lot more advanced than a folded piece of cardboard -- and not need a phone at all.

By 12 February 2016

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Apple said to have secret virtual-reality team

Apple has been building prototype headsets that could one day rival Facebook's Oculus Rift or Microsoft's Hololens, according to the Financial Times.

By 30 January 2016

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Apple's Tim Cook: Virtual reality is 'really cool'

Add the iPhone maker's CEO to the growing list of influential executives keeping an eye on the nascent technology.

By 27 January 2016