Robotics

Robotic proxy brings remote users to life in real time

Cornell University researchers have developed a robot, called ReMotion, that occupies physical space on a remote user's behalf, automatically mirroring the user's movements in real time and conveying key body language that ...

Software

Extreme reality telemetry for first responders

Imagine a limited visibility scenario: Smoke fills the air, making it difficult to see more than a few feet in front of you. The roar of the flames is deafening, and you can feel the heat of the fire on your skin even through ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Walking in a 360° video with foot vibrations for seated observers

Walking is a basic human activity that improves human physical and mental health. However, physical disabilities and the COVID-19 pandemic have discouraged people from walking outside. To remove these limitations, a research ...

Other

Why people get sick in virtual reality

"Cybersickness" might sound right out of a sci-fi novel, but it's an illness impacting people across industries today. UNSW Sydney researchers are trying to understand what causes this sickness—and how to prevent it.

Engineering

Accounting for variability in vascular models

Scientists at Duke University are working to accurately model the uncertainties in the mechanical behavior of human arterial walls. By supporting theoretical developments for tissue engineering, the research could eventually ...

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