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Image Distance

Image distance is the perceived distance from the viewpoint to the virtual object in a 3D environment.

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Photo Distance Represents Trustworthiness
In a finding that is of particular importance when combined with various attempts to create a personalised avatar by mapping photos of your own face to it, University of California researchers have discovered that the distance between the photographer and the subject is crucial to the trustworthiness of the resulting picture.

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Indusgeeks: Distance Learning through SecondLife
Indusgeeks has built a platform on Second Life that enables students in distance-learning programmes to plug into a simulated environment replicating and enhancing physical life learning processes

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Long Distance Relationship Aids: Mutsugoto
Romantic keep-a-lives for long distance relationships have come in the shape of lamps that glow when one partner thinks of the other, flashing icons on one another's desktop that glow brighter when the other clicks theirs, and so on. A new attempt to enter that space, is Mutsugoto, an augmented reality drawing program.

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Way too cool for school? Try virtual learning
A mainstream press article from June 2008, citing research suggesting distance education, and VR based education can outperform traditional classroom study

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Large Image Display: University of Washington: Astrobiology Graduate Student Conference 2009 - image 1
The above image from a mixed reality conference ? split between a physical location and a single virtual world ? illustrates yet again the problem with packing a large number of avatars into a single, small virtual space, under current technological approaches.

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The Omni-focus
The omni-focus is a camera system with the ability to function much like the human eye - capturing objects in its field of vision regardless of the distance, in perfect focus. It even adapts an algorithm from VR, in order to do so.

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Large Image Display: Animatrix: Beyond: The Matrix VR Map
This image is all about mapping, and more specifically how to preserve all necessary high level information in a virtual environment, in a cut down form, to allow easy oversight.

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Magic Symbol and Video Conferencing: Expert Help Over Distance
A rudimentary but workable system using magic symbol codes and augmented reality to put an end to hellish support calls. Now, via a videoconference even over a cellphone, the person on the other end can see and work with the hardware causing the problem.


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Neurosurgeons at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania are using a virtual-reality interface to take 3-D tours of patients' brains, allowing doctors to locate and examine trouble areas such as tumours.

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Anton Zeilinger’s group (Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information at the University of Vienna) has just submitted an arXiv paper claiming that they’ve demonstrated “quantum teleportation“ over a distance of 143 km (89 miles) in ...

The image of an object, when projected into the eyes, may take on the most diverse shapes depending on the chosen point of view, as this can change its distance, perspective and so on, yet generally we have no difficulty in recognizing said...

New data eyeglasses can read from the engineer?s eyes which details he needs to see on the building plans. A CMOS chip with an eye tracker in the microdisplay makes this possible. The eyeglasses are connected to a PDA, display information a...

The Internet is letting a school sprout in the Amazon where teachers tend not to linger due to harsh living conditions and a scarcity of students. Teachers in Manaus, the capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, conduct lessons streamed ...