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transforming life into lyrics on top of the bait. to. talk to the. you're watching news live from berlin up next shift living in the digital age the story about the promise and pitfalls of virtual reality don't forget you can get all the latest news on our website dot com michael okwu thanks so much for joining us. i'm not laughing at the germans because sometimes i am placed on nothing with them and i don't think deep into the german culture of. new jersey will take this grandma day out to eat because it's cold out there no time reiko join me for me to get funky healthy course. september 1st 19th century. ancient poland touched off world war 2. 80 years
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later the heads of state and government to commemorate the suffering of its men to . assume and implement. our own antti down the. virtual reality has been promising new and bigger adventures for years dream trips from the comforts of our homes. exciting from. and thrills going to war but what is the reality of virtual reality i want to pick on shift today. in 28 t. in the global view our revenue was 3200000000 euros peanuts compared to gaming
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which made 120000000000 last year still we are technology is making giant strides then you had said new software new games but the stuff is only for hardcore gamers and couch potatoes right wrong you can also used to work up a sweat by boxing for example slip on the headset and go beyond boxing is perfect for me if i get a black eye here i don't get in trouble with my makeup artist. virtual reality boxing training. and b. are big fights. they can be just as hard as matches with real opponents but without running the risk of injuring more and more sports are showing up in p.r. . at the b.r. institute of health and exercise scientists from san francisco state university are studying the health impact of the our sports they measure a range of physical functions can calculate how many calories per minute using
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a given game birds so far they tested over 50 of your applications with different headsets to determine their effects. on the treadmill with a headset can definitely get players working up a sweat and burning calories. just like the wii our music application electro knots where users can become d.j.'s. you can make your own music and how easy is it to forget your exercising when you're dancing. dancing at a virtual festival to my own music pretty sweet i don't need anyone else for that but the up times when i'd like to share the experience without us all too rare option b r besides the headsets often clunky the cables get in the way and many of the graphics to look pixilated to really work the software needs to respond to my
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actions immediately and right now that's often aleck. an amusement park north of nora burke is offering we are bumper cars. and. i went there for a test drive and to find out what technology goes into making the perfect be our experience. ok let's dive in the. looks count resolution and image quality are crucial when it comes to graphics as is field of vision the wind of the field the more intense the experience. another decisive factor is how well heeled real movements are reproduced. directing is really important because of how you move your head and whether that matches your position and you in the virtual world to. these full shape sensors on used in optical tracking the senses reflect infrared light in the dark which is picked up by
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cameras is just one of the tracking methods the institute is developing for their beyond bumper cars the driver in coffee did with 14 senses and they use this position is tracked by 32 infrared cameras the aim is to minimize latency the delay between real life action unfit to all representations. of. the problem oh. it has to feel good when my real movement has to be in sync with what i see if it isn't you get a kind of motion sickness or virtual reality sickness. you feel nauseous. developers are also working on adding more senses to the virtual reality experience like feeling wind or taste and smell that would make the experience more authentic and of course multi-user absent liven up the actual surroundings.
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i was pretty terrified driving a blind but it was really one of my best experiences and with no leg every movement was perfectly reproduced in the world without. but not this time. serious world of science researchers want to know how the brain reacts to what happens exactly when i move in virtual reality doesn't direction work normally for instance. experiences from the real. when the physics. around the hippocampus becomes active. as this is the part of our brain perceives. reality we.
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are strongest and a large part of our brain is dedicated to image processing so often it is enough to rely on visuals alone to create a surrounding. everyone knows there's more to genuine experience. different inputs from our senses to create the whole reality. when it comes to brain studies with when the. nation's activity in the hippocampus reduced by around 60 percent the better the experience the more it generates neural firing patterns that resemble real brain activity. in the later trial the rats were placed on the treadmill which meant they had to move and balance as a result of the rats brains showed similar neural representation of space in the virtual and real world we use a lot of sensory clues to navigate have a look. studies show that beyond needs to include. not
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just. its sound taste and touch and missing from the v.a.r. experience the illusion is weakened. even so the brain treats real life and nation similar. patterns of how the brain responds are similar our brain will process fear in a similar way whether i'm in a real life or of your setting. is similar psychological responses triggered. rate increases. conductivity changes. in the reward center is activated we can be scared own awarded in. real life. the porn industry is often quick to use new technologies and we are is no exception but one company in north america has a registered over 20000000 downloads from its range since may 28th the gaming
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platform steam also does a large part of its business with offerings but what is virtual 6 like a tester reports system i'm sitting in a living room like i actually. feel as if i were actually inside the feel. like i'm part of it. as. the girl sitting on me right now. she's right here you know he. could. be the next sexual revolution health clinics should we be getting with technology. futurologist and internet pioneer. film sees a time when we will become so united with the tech that there will be a paradigm shift. sexual. very where people would prefer sex the preferred section to
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gratify were never to be gratified your life. does not mean he was underwhelmed by the experience. it was a part of the action and that's incredible this is a but then again you're also not them for life you're moving to touch something with your eyes closed i see things but there's nothing there for you than this and what's really missing is real life emotions. you just can't really feel it some developers are working hard to make the experience more real but so far it seems very odd doesn't come close but we are goggles are great when it comes to traveling the last time i went on vacation i explored my destination 1st with this model. strictly speaking it was a 360 degree panoramic view and not the are which is usually more interactive but
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tourism industry has shown great interest in the technology to operators in the u.s. state of nevada have tested we are travel advertising with success. on n.p.r. headsets and you can be off to a far away land. you can instantly be in nevada doesn't matter where you were before. there are even apps with which she can book the matching flights from the comfort of your beyond setting g.m.c. also. make sure you do it with amazing precisely on par with the underwater world for. those you hesitate to travel can experience the world for. paris's. hosts an installation called wild in motion it brings visitors even closer to the wild animals than african safaris without disturbing real animals in their natural habitats. really want to use new technologies so that we can be teleported to be
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among the animals to be in the midst of this wild life in the ocean with chimpanzees and be amazed that is it is curiosity is a rationalist and they live by seeing and being then this is another potential application of as it is dontcha balanced $360.00 degree. tanks of us all around the german unesco world heritage sites with the. i can travel to various places virtually even interact with them that's an important feature directing that enhances the immersion in this virtual reality if i can interact a bit i've got something i can do and not just be a spectator. what are your thoughts on the hour when is it amazing and when could you do without personally i couldn't get enough of the bumper cars but overall the technology still has a long way to go the head says need to be made lyda the cables are
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a nuisance and the technology is still too expensive now a simple of ya says for your smartphone which cost only $1.00 euro but if you want something decent the headset alone costs 199 euros what do you think join our discussion on facebook and on our new you tube channel you also find explain as their information on the latest tech topics gadgets and my full report on the wii. take care and see you next week. were. they want to raise. you know
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