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The Invisible Warning Signs That Predict Your Future Health

January 17, 2019

Artificial intelligence is proving it can spot the warning signs of disease before we even know we are ill ourselves. Leah Kaminsky, a GP and …

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Army Researchers Explore Benefits of Immersive Technology for Soldiers

January 16, 2019

The emergence of next generation virtual and augmented reality devices like the Oculus Rift and Microsoft HoloLens has increased interest in using mixed reality to …

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How Virtual Reality Will Transform Medicine

January 16, 2019

Anxiety disorders, addiction, acute pain and stroke rehabilitation are just a few of the areas where VR therapy is already in use. Scientific American explores …

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Virtual Battlefield Represents Future of Training

January 14, 2019

Better, Faster, Stronger. The U.S. Army features a piece about the Synthetic Training Environment and One World Terrain.

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Research Fosters Communication Between Smart Buildings and People

January 11, 2019

Science Daily features new research focused on the human-machine dynamic and is a product of convergent disciplines at USC, including engineering, communications and behavioral sciences. …

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How to Improve Communication Between People and Smart Buildings

January 10, 2019

When it comes to buildings and their occupants, USC researchers see a failure to communicate, yet improved dialogue between the two can help smart buildings …

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USC Research Fosters Communication Between Smart Buildings and People

January 8, 2019

USC researchers found people connect better with a computer-generated avatar that represents building management — and small talk helped, too When it comes to buildings …

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US Government Developing Virtual Reality Simulation to Help Disclose HIV Status to Future Partners

January 3, 2019

The National Institutes of Health is developing a virtual reality experience to help young gay men who’ve contracted HIV disclose their status to future sex …

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US Military Turns to Latest Tech Tools for Training for Combat

January 2, 2019

As technology advances, there are new tools for the military to train and be better prepared for combat. To assist the U.S. Department of Defense, …

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Sturggling Couples Could Soon Be Seeking Relationship Help from AI ‘Woebots’ Instead of Human Counsellors as Demand for Online Support Soars

January 1, 2019

The US Army is investigating the prospect of robot therapists for soldiers to discuss post-traumatic stress disorder. The idea was suggested by researchers at the …

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