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Microsoft's RoomAlive turns your room into a Holodeck

The latest evolution of what was originally IllumiRoom has completely removed the screen from the equation, projection mapping games across an entire room.

By October 6, 2014


FeelReal virtual-reality mask gives you a whiff of the game

Virtual-reality could get a lot less virtual if the FeelReal mask takes off to provide odors and the sensation of the wind blowing against your face.

By March 13, 2015


Watch out, Oculus: HTC Vive's VR experience is astonishing (hands-on)

I wandered around an entire room and painted with light; my first taste with HTC and Valve's upcoming virtual reality hardware was incredible. Here's what it felt like.

By March 4, 2015


Crazy-rare classic 'Star Trek' phaser goes up for auction

A screen-used prop phaser from the original "Star Trek" series is up for sale and it's expected to fetch a price that is out of this world.

By January 26, 2015


Projection mapping turns real forest into a glowing wonderland

A pair of filmmakers have used projection mapping on a real forest to turn it into a beautiful, luminescent fairyland.

By January 21, 2015


'Forensic holodecks' may someday allow juries to revisit crime scenes during a trial

On Tomorrow Daily, Khail and Ashley talk about the possibility of criminal trials combining virtual reality headsets and 3D renders to help jurors visualize crime scenes. It's a lot easier than trying to recreate a flat image in your mind, and a lot less disturbing than seeing real crime scene photos, but would the courts allow them?

By January 13, 2015


Virtual reality will be huge in 2015, but it won't be perfect for a while

Virtual reality is still a virtual reality; until certain aspects evolve, don't expect perfection any time soon. This was never more clear than at this year's CES show in Vegas.

By January 12, 2015


Need a laugh? 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' outtakes make it so

Geordi has a giggle fit, Picard gets trampled by Bev Crusher, and Riker chases a shipmate in the most hilarious way possible in a new blooper reel.

By November 22, 2014


Debating Microsoft's RoomAlive concept on Tomorrow Daily

RoomAlive seems like a really fun idea, but there are some limitations. We're curious: would you rather use something that transforms an entire room like RoomAlive, or strap on an Oculus headset and experience a virtual reality version?

By October 7, 2014


Tomorrow Daily 064: PrintScreen displays, Microsoft's RoomAlive concept and more

On today's show, we check out PrintScreen, a project claiming to allow you to print out displays cheaply at home; RoomAlive, Microsoft's new "Holodeck" projector concept; and DXM Labworks, a research app designed to help teens decide against DXM abuse.

By October 7, 2014