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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tomorrow Daily 111: Flexible spinal implants, crime scene VR, ultra-detailed CT scans and more

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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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The arcade strikes back with Star Wars: Battle Pod

We may be in for an arcade revival if a new immersive "Star Wars" game with a domed screen and rumbling seat becomes a hit.

By October 13, 2014