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Pioneering Virtual Reality and Its Potential to Improve Our World

By Trisa Thompson, Chief Responsibility Officer, Dell

Imagine this… You put on a pair of virtual-reality glasses. You see a school in a poor, rural Chinese village. You turn your head to see inside the door and you find a group of students gathered in a small classroom, learning with technology.

Think F.A.S.T. VR Training: Improving Stroke Education and Saving Lives


Strokes can happen to anyone at any time and the number of strokes young people experience is rising. In America, there was a 44% increase in the number of young adults hospitalized due to stroke over the last 10 years. Globally, it’s the second-leading cause of death.

How Virtual Reality Can Help Us Imagine Life on the Red Planet

HP and its partners teamed up on this virtual reality project to model life for humans on Mars.

For centuries, humans have turned their gaze to the stars, contemplating what lies beyond the Earth. Perhaps no planet has captured our imaginations more than Mars.

Now, HP and NVIDIA have teamed up with other companies to launch HP Mars Home Planet — a global project using virtual reality to simulate what a human population of 1 million could look like on Mars.

The Virtual Reality of EHS


Oculus, HoloLens, Cardboard –- science fiction seems to be slowly merging with real life when it comes to virtual reality. EHS is starting to embrace VR by using immersive videos and graphics to improve safety, discover flaws, and conduct training. Antea Group’s blog offers you an insight into the different features of this technology, possible benefits, and problems you should be aware of before jumping in.

Research in 3-D: Lockheed Martin Teams Up with Brigham Young University on Virtual Reality Engineering Grant

Engineering students use popular video game technology to help Lockheed Martin develop next-generation aerospace and defense solutions
Press Release

PROVO, Utah, March 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Brigham Young University (BYU) are collaborating to apply gaming technology for engineering purposes, allowing users to interact with, record and share engineering designs in virtual reality.

Diageo Unveils Immersive Virtual Reality Technology That Puts Consumers in Front Seat of a Drunk Driving Collision

Industry-First Initiative is Latest Development in Beverage Alcohol Leader’s Continued Push to Combat Drunk Driving and Promote Responsible Drinking
Press Release

NORWALK, Conn., November 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, today introduced “Decisions,” a first-of-its-kind virtual reality (VR) experience that puts consumers of legal drinking age in the middle of a fatal drunk driving crash. This launch represents the company’s latest innovative approach to educate and meaningfully impact consumers about the importance of responsible decision-making when drinking.

Teams Work to Build a “Connected Citizen” at VR the People: the Seattle Virtual Reality Hackathon

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Virtual Reality (VR)—a computer-simulated, 3-D, artificial world of images and sounds that can be experienced by a user as real—is now most commonly used in gaming applications. But VR and Augmented Reality (AR) technology—also known as “immersive” or “experiential” reality—offer enormous potential for improving our world.

How This VR Tool Can Help Surgeons and Transform Lives


Tech-savvy consumers who have been following the developments of virtual reality technology are likely familiar with the immersive gaming experience using VR devices such as Oculus RiftSamsung Gear VR, and Google Cardboard.

National Geographic Celebrates National Park Service Centennial with Exclusive Interview with President Obama, New Photography Book, and More


August 25 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. National Parks Service, and National Geographic is celebrating by offering audiences multiple ways to discover the parks and learn how to preserve them for future generations.

National Geographic Channel's Summer 2016 TCA Announcements: Climate Change, Gender Fluidity, Ivory Trade VR Documentary, More


National Geographic Channel made a number of big announcements during its summer 2016 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour Saturday, signaling the realization of the transformational vision to become the world's leading destination for premium science, adventure and exploration programming announced last year.


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