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Phase Lag

The name given to the time delay between the user's actual location, the update rate of the tracking system, and the processing time in the computer system. These factors combined influence the occurance of a nasty condition called simulator sickness, which occurs when the phase lag between the movement, and the brain's inner ear is too far out of alignment.

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Lone Wolf Killers Part I: The Design Phase
A collection of essential tips and tricks for getting you off to a good start, and ensuring that everyone is working as part of a team.

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Lone Wolf Killers Part II: The Development Phase
A collection of essential tips and tricks for producing a viable world. Written mostly for games, it's not hard to read between the lines and find it applicable here, as well.

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Production Testing and Bug Tracking
It's standard in the software development timescale, to leave bug-tracking, and problem solving until the Alpha development phase, when balancing is usually handled. This article from the game development professional's point of view, looks at why that is a bad idea, and strategies for handling bugs before they get to that stage.


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A new quick, easy to use and free software tool created by NREL developers seamlessly combines the building energy simulation of EnergyPlus with the popular drawing interface of Google's SketchUp, helping architects design healthier struct...

A VR system for the treatment of chronic pain and stroke rehabilitation has begun Phase II clinical trials in Israel.

The system under development at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, simulates a virtual environment where the ...

At the recent Society for Information Display conference in Los Angeles, Samsung showed off a 15-inch display made with blue-phase liquid crystals, a type of liquid crystal that researchers have known about for years but that no one had eve...

As technology shrinks ever smaller, interest in objects and devices on the nanoscale becomes more apparent. However, visualizing these objects in three dimensions comes with special challenges. Alexander Govyadinov, a scientist at the Unive...

NEC Corporation today announced a development of the "Low-Power Low-Noise All-Digital Phase Lock Loop (ADPLL)" LSI. The newly developed LSI is suitable for midget wireless equipment yielding a long operation lifetime for small-sized batte...