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CES 2018: World’s First Donation Made in Virtual Reality, announces Payscout
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CES 2018: World’s First Donation Made in Virtual Reality, announces Payscout

VR For Good. The Ultimate Empathy Tool. These terms have been thrown around quite a lot in the past few years. But today, Payscout, Inc., one of the fastest-growing, privately held global payments processing providers in the U.S., made an announcement that may take those statements to new heights. Payscout announced at today’s CES 2018 Digital…

This Pop-Up Shop’s VR Experience Lets You See Exactly How And Where Your Clothes Were Made
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This Pop-Up Shop’s VR Experience Lets You See Exactly How And Where Your Clothes Were Made

A Mexican-based Socially-Responsible Fashion Brand & Clothing Store is doing something really interesting with Virtual Reality. Before we even get to the VR part, let’s explain what they do. The apparel brand, called Someone Somewhere,  launched five years ago in response to a problem artisans encounter in their daily lives. According to the label’s press release, “200…

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…