Taking a break from reality and stepping into a world where you have a little more control over things probably sounds pretty good right now. Tech companies, like the one formerly known as Facebook, think […]
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Q+A: The Sights and Smells of Creative Arts Therapies in Virtual Reality
Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Susan Magsamen, executive director at IAM Lab, part of the Pedersen Brain Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine discuss their research of the use of virtual reality with the inclusion of a fragrance in creative arts therapy.
Q+A: Take ‘Me’ Out to the Ballgame — How FOX Sports Is Filling Stadiums with Virtual Fans During the Pandemic
Baseball is back, but COVID-19 is keeping fans safely at home. To help television audiences adjust to the new normal during the pandemic-shortened baseball season, some teams are seating cardboard cutouts of their fans, for […]
Haunting a House: Drexel’s VR Experts Help to Raise the Dead at Philly’s Newest Halloween Attraction
This month people who love getting scared will have another option for getting their frights in Philadelphia. With some help from researchers and students in Westphal College’s Immersive Research Lab, renowned performance art and dance […]
Visiting a Real Jurassic Park — In Virtual Reality
Armed with 3D scans of the most complete supermassive dinosaur skeleton ever unearthed, and the latest paleontology and biomechanical research, a graduate student in Westphal College’s Digital Media program, is bringing a giant dinosaur to […]
Next-Gen Virtual Reality is Latest Medium For Drexel’s Digital Storytellers
Could you imagine abandoning a movie plot line in the theater when it gets boring? Or deciding to follow a different character when the protagonist is annoying you? Choose-your-own-adventure-style movies might be the next box […]
Texting While Driving: Unsafe at Any Speed?
Big headlines today state the obvious: Texting while driving is dangerous, practically everyone knows it, and a lot of people do it anyway. That’s the widely reported finding of a new AT&T survey about texting […]