I Finally Tried Virtual Reality and It Brought Me to Tears

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    This guy spent an entire week in VR and didn't completely lose his mind
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    HP built a better version of the Oculus Rift
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    Oculus unveils the Rift S, a higher-resolution VR headset with built-in tracking
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    Sony has sold 4.2 million PlayStation VR headsets since launch
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    Valve has developed its own high-end VR headset called 'Index', set for May reveal
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    Facebook accidentally shipped ‘tens of thousands’ of VR controllers with hidden messages like ‘Big Brother is Watching’ and ‘The Masons Were Here’
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    Fraunhofer demonstrates 5G virtual reality video streaming software
     
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    The best Oculus Rift games available today
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    Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on VR
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    NYPD Will Be Using Virtual Reality For Training Drills
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    Oculus Quest Sold Out Across Multiple Retailers
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    Varjo teams up with Volvo to enable safe driving with AR headsets
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    "Pentagon Looks to Virtual Reality to Prepare Troops for Nuclear War...

    The Defense Threat Reduction Agency on Tuesday began seeking information on virtual reality training systems that would allow troops to rehearse different scenarios involving “radiological threats.”

    The agency, which focuses on countering weapons of mass destruction, could one day use the tech to train troops to intercept radiological weapons on the battlefield, respond to radioactive contamination and even prepare for full-fledged nuclear war, officials wrote in the solicitation...

    ...[T]hey would expose troops to more training exercises than they could ever experience in the real world. Physical training is expensive and time-consuming, but through virtual reality, troops could run through more exercises more frequently and at a lower cost...

    This wouldn’t be the first time the Pentagon turned to virtual platforms to train troops for real-world scenarios:

    Last year, Microsoft won a $480 million contract with the Army to adapt its HoloLens augmented reality headsets for use in military training and combat operations. The headsets would be outfitted with artificial intelligence and machine-learning capabilities, and provide troops with “ncreased lethality, mobility, and situational awareness...."

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    Best VR headsets for 2019
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    Virtual reality shows new promise for some kinds of surgical training
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    British Airways is offering VR entertainment on flights
    First class passengers between London and New York get their own cinema in the sky
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    FundamentalVR adds eye-tracking to its VR surgery sim
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    These Lenses Work Better Than The Human Eye, Can Revolutionize VR/AR Headsets, Cameras
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    Businesses Are Using VR To Learn How To Best Fire People
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    Dutch virtual reality can help reduce teacher shortage worldwide
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    VR can help meet the challenges of an aging population
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    HTC Vive Cosmos consumer VR headset ships on October 3 for $700
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    Hulu Discontinues VR App for Google’s Daydream Headset
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