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CES 2018: Looxid Labs Launches VR HMD With EEG & Eye Tracking
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CES 2018: Looxid Labs Launches VR HMD With EEG & Eye Tracking

California/Seoul-based Looxid Labs is no stranger to the 360VR Community, as we followed their TechCrunch Disrupt activities with much interest. This week at CES 2018, being held in Las Vegas from January 9-12, they are officially launching their product, which has picked up a CES 2018 Best of Innovation Award. Looxid Labs has shown off…

VIDEO: HTC Unveils HTC VIVE PRO at CES 2018
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VIDEO: HTC Unveils HTC VIVE PRO at CES 2018

On Monday January 8 2017, just hours prior to the official opening of CES 2018, HTC Introduces to the World: the HTC VIVE PRO.   VIVE PRO SPECS Unprecedented presence with Hi-Res and 3D spatial audio Stay immersed comfortably with higher display resolution, easy-to-use headset & cable design, and improved ergonomics Chaperone technology Free to…

Nobel Prize and HTC Vive Partner To Debut The First VR Experience For The 2017 Nobel Prize
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Nobel Prize and HTC Vive Partner To Debut The First VR Experience For The 2017 Nobel Prize

Nobel laureates in physics, chemistry, economics and medicine gathered in Stockholm last week for the Nobel Week and Nobel Prize Awards ceremony. Apart from the Nobel Prize winners announcement, another exciting news came along – HTC VIVE and Nobel Media announced a partnership to create the 1st VR Experience for the Nobel Prize in Physiology…

VIDEO: See how VR is being used to Reduce Phantom Pain in Paraplegics
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VIDEO: See how VR is being used to Reduce Phantom Pain in Paraplegics

In a breakthrough research being led by neuroscientist Olaf Blanke and his team at EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland, the scientists show that phantom body pain can be reduced in paraplegics by creating a bodily illusion with the help of virtual reality. The results are published in Neurology. “We managed to provoke…

VR For Good: Superfan with Rare Bone Disease Gets to Meet her Football Heroes thanks to VR
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VR For Good: Superfan with Rare Bone Disease Gets to Meet her Football Heroes thanks to VR

Sports Fans are not all cut from the same cloth. Some are imbued with Passion & Loyalty for their Team, which can only be understood and explained by another Sports fanatic. Doreen Musson was born with osteochondral dystrophy, a rare degenerative bone disease that limits the 65-year-old Chilliwack resident’s mobility. This did not stop her from…

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Sets Guinness World Record for LIVE VR Experience
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The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Sets Guinness World Record for LIVE VR Experience

The theme for the 2017 Congress of Neurological Surgeons, held in Boston, is Transformation Celebration. While many things were celebrated during the CNS Annual Meeting, such as the great careers of some of its members, advancements made possible thanks to Virtual Reality were front and center. The CNS tapped Ohio-based Surgical Theater to introduce their…

VIDEO: Ross University School of Medicine uses VR Tours to Attract Top Med Students
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VIDEO: Ross University School of Medicine uses VR Tours to Attract Top Med Students

Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is a private international medical school in Portsmouth, Dominica. It was founded in 1978, with its main campus located in the Commonwealth of Dominica, and separate administrative bases in Iselin, New Jersey and Miramar, Florida in the United States. It is owned by Adtalem Global Education Inc., formerly DeVry…

VIDEO: Virtual Reality Tech being used to help Footballers Rehab from Injuries
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VIDEO: Virtual Reality Tech being used to help Footballers Rehab from Injuries

Manchester startup Mi-Hiepa Scout has launched virtual reality technology program at rehabilitating injured footballers and scouting new talent. Top clubs, physiotherapists and sports scientists have been involved in the development of the product, which is being rolled out this season. Premier League clubs are already looking at the system, created by Mi-Hiepa Scout, and its founders hope that…