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Halloween may be a time of candy and childhood and over-drinking, but in 2016 tech companies are tackling novel approaches to make people wet their pants. VIrtual Reality is one of the most powerful tools in a Halloween fiend’s arsenal, and here’s why.
Aerospace company Lockheed Martin has created a virtual environment that allows students to take a virtual trip to Mars.
Is one better than the other, or do the two ultimately serve different purposes?
We talk about the latest technologies in surgery that are helping aid workers across the world.
Subtle modifications to users’ field of view in virtual reality may aid those who are prone to VR-inspired motion sickness.
Virtual reality solutions company Holodia is using their technology to make cardio workouts more entertaining and engaging.
BeAnotherLab is a collective of artists, programmers, neuroscientists, and social activists that uses VR technology to investigate human empathy.
The Click Effect is a mind-blowing VR experience that takes viewers on a live-action free-dive a hundred feet beneath the ocean surface to listen to the clicks and calls of dolphins and sperm whales.
Learning what going beyond film can entail and bringing better awareness to the future of VR.
Part two of BTRtoday’s coverage of the virtual reality experiences showcased at the 2016 TFI Interactive Playground.
We discuss fully immersive storytelling, where the viewer no longer watches a story unfold, but is instead placed inside the scene with action taking place all around them.
We continue our discussion with Opeyemi Olukemi, the senior director at Tribeca Interactive, who helped to organize the New Media Fund in its inaugural year.
We look into the inspiring and innovative work of virtual reality in storytelling.
Dozens of virtual reality leaders showcased their latest immersive experiences at the Tribeca Film Institute’s 2016 Interactive forum, and BTRtoday was there to put them to the test.
In Shenzhen, China, there is a Death Simulator where participants can pay $40 to experience their own demise. BTRtoday discusses the potential psychological effects of these creepy machines.
Advancing technology like virtual reality is catching up with decades of research that show its benefits for those suffering from phobias and trauma.
Virtual reality can be used for anything from helping medical students perform open heart surgery, to touring refugee camps in Syria. Now, it can give us hyper realistic pornography.

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