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Story of the week: Haptic Turk lets you fly a handglider

We’ve seen a lot of Oculus Rift applications pop up lately, but this one’s quite extraordinary. Haptic Turk allows for a truly immersive gaming experience with full rotational freedom and even special effects by… letting your friends hold you up, push you around and spray water in your face. (more…)

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Story of the week: Safari from your sofa

Do you know Sir David Attenborough? Perhaps not the name, but if you ever watched a BBC-produced nature documentary, chances are you know his voice. Let this fragment be a reminder.

Now, what is this knight’s connection to HCI? Well, he is involved in a new documentary, not for the big screens, but for small ones. This nature documentary, Conquest of the Skies, is to be watched with the Oculus Rift according to this article. (more…)