A position tracker is any device intended to track one or more aspect of a user?s body?s position, updating in real-time, for the purpose of interaction with the virtual environment.
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A demonstration of both the use of a Wii-mote as a cheap head tracker, and a demonstration of head tracking, rarely recorded
An early commercial electromagnetic tracker system that surfaced in of all places, the arcade machines of 2002.
After the events at Virginia Tech University in the US, in April, a major push at using wearable technologies and sensor webs to improve student safety has been underway.
Neuroprosthetics along with less invasive brain machine interfaces have really gone from strength to strength over the past decade. However, all of them are still detecting or modifying signals that are electrical in nature, whilst the brain itself is electrochemical. Now, from a rather unlikely source, comes the first evidence that a chemical detector and tracker is actually possible inside a complex multicellular structure.
Five helpful tips for anyone applying for a staff position on any not-for profit, or casual virtual world. Just like any interview situation, they help cover the basics, and increase your chances of working for them.
There is a firm, which specialises in phone and telehealth services to help relieve the stress of hospitalisation. They provide a telephone/television unit next to the beds of more than 160 NHS trust hospitals in the United Kingdom. They may well be abusing their priviledged position.
The iClub is a 3D pointer of a sort. It does not work alone, but instead is designed to be fitted to a golf club. Once attached, it uses internal gyroscopes and accelerometers to track its own position and acceleration through 3D space, reporting that information to itself, for storage and later analysis.
Stanford's Junior AI, on handbrake skid parking, without a human influence on the system, in dynamic environments, with only a two foot variance in position at 25mph. Or, the first baby steps towards dynamic switching between open and closed loop systems.
The Trazer by Cybex Incorporated. Billed as a virtual reality exercise machine, this $6,495 USD (?3,300) machine tracks an infrared belt worn by the exerciser, and uses changes in the position of that, and senses of increase or decrease in heat rate, to determine how much they are exercising.
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Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise, or LITETM has installed three separate, interlinked IS-900 wireless motion tracking systems in the 3D Immersive Visualisation Total Immersion System (TIS) it runs.
This makes the...
The Da Vinci surgical robot was first cleared by the American FDA in 2000, and is designed to enable minimally invasive, complex surgery.
This surgical robotic system is a considerable improvement over conventional laparoscop...
The European Union started legal action against Britain on Tuesday for not applying EU data privacy rules that would restrict an Internet advertising tracker called Phorm from watching how users surf the Web.
The regulators a...
Magellan Expands Knowledge on Virtual Reality Therapy for Treatment of Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Magellan Health Services, Inc. showcased top virtual reality (VR) therapy and anxiety disorder expert Barbara Rothbaum, Ph.D., ABPP at its 2008 conference of its clinical and medical leadership team. Rothbaum, director of the Trauma and Anx...
One thing long term immersion has in common with infirmity, is the necessity of exercising an unmoving body.
Now Charles Filipi, a surgeon at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, US, is looking to create a bed that goes a...