Virtual reality technology

In this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 photo, a visitor experiences "The March" virtual reality exhibit at the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago ahead of the project's launch. The exhibit captures the 1963 March on Washington during which Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech. (AP Photo/Noreen Nasir)
February 28, 2020 - 1:00 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Imagine being so close to Martin Luther King Jr. as he gives one of the world's most famous speeches that you notice the creases in his face and then realize the late civil rights leader is looking you square in the eye. That's the intense personal moment organizers are striving for...
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Axon Immersion Training Virtual Reality (VR) headset, used in training police officers to learn the best way to interact with people who suffer with autism, Thursday, May 23, 2019 in Washington. Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. A new training simulation using virtual reality headsets is being rolled out by Aon, the company best known for developing the Taser. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 24, 2019 - 12:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An autistic man walks out of a store without paying for a toy he picked up. He's followed by a storekeeper demanding he come back inside. The situation quickly escalates, and police are called. Officers arrive, their patrol car's lights flashing and sirens blaring, to find the man...
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April 12, 2019 - 9:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to bolster 5G service, the next generation of mobile networks, and will spend $20 billion for rural internet. 5G will mean faster wireless speeds and has implications for technologies like self-driving cars and augmented...
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CORRECTS DATE PHOTO TAKEN - In Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, photo, Namio Matsura, 17-year-old member of the computation skill research club at the Fukuyama Technical High School, watches Hiroshima city before atomic bomb fell in virtual reality experience at the high school in Hiroshima, western Japan. Although it's impossible to relive a moment in history, a group of the students have recreated the moment an atomic bomb dropped over the city through VR to portray the livelihood of people that was taken away as a result of the bombing. (AP Photo/Haruka Nuga)
August 06, 2018 - 8:37 pm
FUKUYAMA, Japan (AP) — It's a sunny summer morning in the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Cicadas chirp in the trees. A lone plane flies high overhead. Then a flash of light, followed by a loud blast. Buildings are flattened and smoke rises from crackling fires under a darkened sky. Over two years, a...
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January 30, 2018 - 12:07 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Virtual reality, neural feedback and digital therapy were among five ideas to help solve the U.S. opioid crisis that won a global technology challenge in Ohio on Tuesday. Winners were selected from hundreds of ideas submitted by researchers, caregivers, service providers and...
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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote speech at CES International Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 09, 2018 - 9:11 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Intel has big plans to steer toward new business in self-driving cars, virtual reality and other cutting-edge technologies. But first it has to pull out of a skid caused by a serious security flaw in its processor chips, which undergird many of the world's smartphones and personal...
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Microsoft Technical Fellow Alex Kipman holds an HMD Odyssey virtual reality headset, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in San Francisco. Microsoft is touting virtual reality headsets made by other companies in hopes of establishing personal computers running on its Windows 10 operating system as the best way for people to experience artificial worlds. The devices unveiled on Tuesday include a Samsung headset called the HMD Odyssey. The $500 headset requires a connection to a PC running on a Windows 10 update being released Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 03, 2017 - 5:24 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is counting on virtual reality headsets made by other companies to help establish personal computers running on its Windows 10 operating system as the best way to explore artificial worlds. The devices unveiled Tuesday include a Samsung headset called the HMD Odyssey...
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This image released by LucasFilm shows a promotional poster for the upcoming "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," film to be released in December. Fans are about to get a glimpse at a new character as a part of a three-day marketing roll out of toys and products inspired by the film. The global event, dubbed Force Friday II, will run from Sept. 1 through Sept. 3. (LucasFilm/Disney via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 3:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is still a few months away from hitting theaters, but BB-8-happy fans are about to get a glimpse at a new character as a part of a three-day marketing rollout of toys and products inspired by the film. The Walt Disney Company said Thursday that the...
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Apple's John Ternus speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 05, 2017 - 3:09 pm
SAN JOSE, California (AP) — Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling new device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning. New iMacs unveiled Monday at Apple's annual conference for software...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company's annual F8 developer conference, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
April 18, 2017 - 7:46 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Facebook wants you to sit in your bedroom wearing a headset and take a virtual vacation with faraway friends and family. Or use your smartphone's camera to spruce up your dinky apartment, at least virtually. The promise of augmented and virtual reality was a big focus of...
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