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June Tech Tip: Using the Demo Launcher

The WorldViz demo launcher is a tool for downloading and running Vizard demo applications. It is designed to run on any virtual reality hardware. The demo launcher opens up two windows: Vizard graphics window: This is the window that renders [...]
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VizMove: Immersion-Ready VR For Professionals

Wide-area motion tracking. Multi-user VR collaboration. Rapid application development. To us, these three elements are central to an immersion-ready VR system for professionals, based on our experience with Fortune 500 clients and top research insti [...]
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Max-Planck Study Measures Social Interactions With VR

Study: Facing Off With Unfair Others: Introducing Proxemic Imaging as an Implicit Measure of Approach and Avoidance During Social Interaction Researchers: Cade McCall, Tania Singer Where: Department of Social Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for [...]
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TV Show “Hack My Brain” Features WorldViz

Australian TV personality Todd Sampson is a man of many talents: he's climbed Mount Everest, has hosted television shows, and co-created the Earth Hour Initiative. But he also has a fear of heights. How does one overcome a fear of heights? Todd Samps [...]
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Vanderbilt Uses WorldViz VR to Test “Grid Cell” Theory

New research conducted at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee demonstrates how invaluable virtual reality is to human cognition and spatial navigation research. In his recent study, Doctor Timothy McNamara of Vanderbilt asked subjects to pe [...]
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May Tech Tip: Vizhtml and Web Browser Communication

Real time bidirectional communication between Vizard and a web browser is supported through vizhtml and WebSockets. This feature can be used to turn a web page into a control panel that interacts with a Vizard script. Any device that runs a major web [...]
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VR Standards for Architectural Design Projects

Our conversations with industry professionals at this year's American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention indicated a growing understanding of the advantages virtual reality can bring to architectural projects. If you are considering virtual rea [...]
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Video Tutorial Resources for WorldViz Software Users

Are you an active Vizard software user? Visit our video-based Help Center on the WorldViz YouTube page. It serves as a great supplement to the text-based resources we've made available for the Vizard user community. The WorldViz Help Center is a s [...]
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Cross-Disciplinary VR Use at Methodist University

The WorldViz VR system at Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina, has become a model example of cross-disciplinary and community-wide use of VR technologies. Dr. Deborah Branson, the Director and Chair of the Environmental and Occupatio [...]
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Register for Vizard User Group at VSS 2015

WorldViz will be hosting a Vizard VR Software User Group meeting for the Vision Sciences Society's Annual Meeting on May 17th in St. Pete Beach, FL. Seats will be assigned for the meeting on a first-come first-serve basis and may fill up before the s [...]
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