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First-ever Virtual Reality Operation Live-Streamed Worldwide
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First-ever Virtual Reality Operation Live-Streamed Worldwide

UK doctor turns the operating room into an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience using special cameras to live-stream a 360-degree view of a surgical procedure to users worldwide. Dr. Shafi Ahmed, a cancer surgeon at the Royal London Hospital, who is pioneering VR surgery, broadcast the first live surgery – in virtual reality April 14. […]

Google and NASA Partner to Explore Quantum Computing With the D-Wave 2X
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Google and NASA Partner to Explore Quantum Computing With the D-Wave 2X

Google and NASA partner to explore quantum computing using D-wave 2X technology. Although the concept of quantum computing has been around since the early 1980’s, the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) is revamping modern research and the computing industry. According to recent reports, Google and NASA have been studying […]

Business Intelligence: Innovations in Healthcare Informatics
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Business Intelligence: Innovations in Healthcare Informatics

The recent emergence of Cloud Business Intelligence (BI) Software in healthcare now provides medical professionals with enhanced networking capabilities and advanced healthcare informatics capabilities that were once previously costly and time-consuming. Providers looking to build a new medical or dental practice can benefit greatly from BI technology and healthcare informatics. Cloud-based software eliminates the need […]

4D Immersive Street Art – Virtual Spaces and Environments using my 3D anamorphic art
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4D Immersive Street Art – Virtual Spaces and Environments using my 3D anamorphic art

Video Throwback time…  Before the stampede for getting into the VR AR rush, I saw the possibilities in somehow connecting a live art form, 3D street art into virtual spaces such as Second Life and other platforms in the mid 2000’s. As my SL avatar at the time, Chalkfan Streeter, I tried out placing street […]

Quadriplegic meets VR
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Quadriplegic meets VR

Last year I received a phone call from Mike, a retired Orange County firefighter. He asked me about my experiences with virtual reality and if this technology might help a 23 yr old quadriplegic named Henry. Without hesitation, I said ‘YES!’ If VR could excite me and all my friends, how much more might it […]

4D 3D Augmented Virtual Reality Street Artist: Anthony Cappetto
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4D 3D Augmented Virtual Reality Street Artist: Anthony Cappetto

My name is Anthony Cappetto, an augmented virtual reality street artist and I am presenting my first of many posts about my thoughts and my developing initiatives integrating (or ‘blending’) my dedication to an art form with roots in the Renaissance with the unfolding developments of emerging technologies such as augmented and virtual reality such […]

University of California San Diego – Transmitting Signals Through The Body
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University of California San Diego – Transmitting Signals Through The Body

Magnetic Field Human Body Communication University of California, San Diego is attracting a lot of attention from people across the globe for developing a high-end wearable technology that can be used for transmitting signals through human body. A team of researchers  headed by professor Patrick Mercier at the University of California has come up with a […]

Google Announces the Google Preventative Wristband
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Google Announces the Google Preventative Wristband

It Is Likely Doctors Prescribe You a Google Wristband a Few Years From Now On Tuesday, briefing Bloomberg News, Google informed that its X division is working on a wrist band featuring sensors for measuring not only pulse, heart rhythm and skin temperature but also such environment-related information as light exposure and noise levels. The director of […]

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