New Bill Nye virtual reality science kit launched in time for holiday shopping

Bill Nye virtual reality - child wearing VR headset

This toy allows children to wear goggles and immerse themselves in the scientist’s world. This holiday season, children can experience science as they never have before with a fully immersive Bill Nye virtual reality experiment toy that was recently released. The kit includes a free mobile app as well as VR goggles compatible with any smartphone. The Bill Nye Virtual Reality Science Kit is retailing for $59.99 and includes the VR goggles kids need to wear as well as the free mobile app for any smartphone. The idea is to…

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What is AI? | Everything You Need To Know

artificial intelligence what is AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the branch of computer science that is responsible for designing machines that are capable of carrying out tasks that require human intelligence. AI can be applied to several areas such as expert systems, machine vision, speech recognition, natural language processing, etc. The AI system focuses on collecting data and developing rules to turn the data to actionable information, Read further to know more. Advantages of Artificial Intelligence One of the advantages is that (Artificial Intelligence) can process a large amount of data faster and makes predictions…

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Virtual reality for pain can be helpful in inpatient settings

Virtual reality for pain - doctor wearing VR headset

A recent review of VR studies shows that the technology offers substantial painkilling benefits. A recent meta analysis of studies examining virtual reality for pain has shown that VR can be helpful in painkilling. This was the case in 12 of the 18 studies that were examined in the analysis. The review focused on VR technology when used in inpatient settings for help in acute pain relief. The review of studies determined that virtual reality for pain that was acute and in which the treatment was combined with late sedation…

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Viewing virtual reality nature programs can improve wellbeing, study

Virtual Reality nature - person wearing VR headset outside

New research has shown that just watching VR or high-quality video of natural scenes boosts the mood. Watching virtual reality nature programs or even just high-quality video has the capacity to boost people’s moods, reduce negative emotions and help ease boredom related with isolation or remaining indoors for long periods of time. These were the findings of a new study published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology. The research showed that virtual reality nature viewing had notably greater benefits than simply watching it on a high-resolution TV screen, which did…

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Amazon QR codes launch augmented reality experiences

Amazon QR codes - Amazon Box

The e-commerce giant is printing the barcodes on its boxes for use with a quietly launched app. Amazon QR codes are being added to the company’s shipping boxes to work with a new augmented reality (AR) application it recently quietly launched. The idea it to use the app to scan the barcodes for an “interactive, shareable” AR experience. The app is plainly called “Amazon Augmented Reality.” It uses the Amazon QR codes to provide a “fun way to reuse your Amazon boxes until you’re ready to drop them in the…

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