Yearly Archives

2017

PlayStation VR gets weird in The Manbody

Dodd’s interest in VR hasn’t abated since then, with his current show at the Zabludowicz Collection billed by the gallery as part of the artist’s “ongoing research into the status and function of virtual reality technology”.“I'm really interested in the physical act of using VR and the disembodied mind states it can produce, so it seemed…
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You Could Book Your Next Vacation in Virtual Reality

Until now, the benefits and applications of virtual reality (VR) in travel have mostly been fun diversions, or a way for travelers to “experience” something before they decide to buy.But one company has unveiled a technology that would allow VR to be the actual platform through which travelers book their trips.VIDEO Navitaire, a travel technology…
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Two men injured after escalator buckles at WTC Oculus

An escalator carrying rush hour commuters inside the World Trade Center’s Oculus buckled early Thursday, sending two men to the hospital with minor injuries, officials said.The escalator broke down about 7:20 a.m. Thursday, just as rush hour was beginning.Two men on the escalator suffered minor injuries, one with chest pains, according to…
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