Tagged: augmented reality

Proceed to your nearest (virtual) exit: gaming technology is teaching us how people respond to emergencies - Hot off the press

Guest Author Jun 15, 2021

Ruggiero Lovreglio, Massey University   Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) aren’t just for gaming anymore, they’re also proving to be useful tools for disaster safety research. In fact, they could save lives. Around the world, natural and human-made disasters such as earthquakes, bushfires and terrorist attacks threaten substantial economic loss and human life. My research review looked … Read More

Pokémon Go is a blueprint for the rise of robots - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 13, 2016

By Mauro Vallati, University of Huddersfield Pokémon Go has gone straight to the top of the gaming charts in the US and Australia [and New Zealand], where it was first released at the start of July. The smartphone-based game has already been downloaded by nearly 6% of US Android users. What makes this latest … Read More