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Immersive Internet

The immersive internet is another way of describing a network of interconnected virtual worlds, using the same or differing platforms, but all of which deliver information in such a way as to fully immerse the senses, and seemingly come alive.

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This tome lays out how the dystopian internet of the near future will look if trends continue as they are, and shows how the internet of the past would have looked had individuals not acted to stop other similar attempts.

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HMDs, Caves & Chameleon: A Human-Centric Analysis of Interaction in Virtual Space
An elegant comparison between three very different forms of hardware-mediated virtual reality - HMD immersive displays, CAVE immersive VR systems, and Chameleon VR systems that carve out a nook for themselves within the physical world.

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Concern as net hits data limits
A detailed look at the history of the Internet, and the dot-com bubble lays the groundwork for an explanation why we may be in trouble, having used up much of the latent internet bandwidth built thus far, and, unless we invest soon, there will not be any more slack at all.

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Internet for New Life?
JWT, America's largest advertising agency, recently carried out a survey of that country's adult population, to try and gauge the effects of the Internet, after a decade of general public use. Their results were perhaps surprising.

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Poultry.Internet - Human-to-Chicken Pet-Touching Through the Internet
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Press Releases do not usually make it into the resource database. This one however, is zany enough, and interesting enough to make it, detailing a truly novel use for haptics.

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The Bandwidth to Feel
Using the current approach to data transfer the Internet is built on, full VR would never be possible. Just too many thousands of packets for different senses, all moving at once. You would literally come apart at the seams. Thankfully, there is another approach; Internet 2.

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Internet of things: Should you worry if your jeans go smart?
A BBC article looking at the growth of the Internet of Things, and attempting to illustrate some of the privacy concerns when items of everyday clothing and personal possessions are able to communicate with other objects around them and in so doing, give away your exact position and movements, in real-time.

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WI-MAX Promises to Transform America?s Internet
Several of the larger technology companies, including Google, are joining together for the Clearwire project; an effort to develop a nation-wide Wi-MAX network intended to render cable or phone line Internet obsolete and set the stage for free Google net access supported by advertising alone.

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Raw Speed
The raw speed communication is possible at on the internet is a linchpin of VR for social use. As the immersion level deepens, and more and more bodily senses are incorporated into the simulation, the demand for high speed data transfer escalates. This report looks at some of the recent attempts to squeeze faster and faster data transference from the internet infrastructure.


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MediaGrid.org is attempting to push forwards the cause of using both immersive and non-immersive interactive virtual environments for educational purposes.

They have launched an open call to educators, students and profession...

CSIRO says remote telerobotics is not science fiction, and it has created an immersive version of the technology to help Rio Tinto break rocks.

Telerobotics involves a human being remotely operating a robotically-wired piece ...

Japanese engineers have developed a display technology with detail so fine, the human eye struggles to find any difference from reality.

Inventing corporation, Japan's NHK stated that the system could be used to provide an u...

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This event continues to explore the meanings of Learning in and for a Complex World. It provides a starting point for an Appreciative Inquiry aimed at discovering how ...

The original CAVE VR set-up at at Penn State University, is receiving a makeover. Penn State's Information Technology department, and the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture have remade the facility together, developing appli...