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Virtual Reality and Video Games: An Inevitable Merger

September 23rd, 2016 - Filed under Gaming

Video games have been around for quite some time. The first video game was actually created in 1958, and it was a simple tennis game not unlike Pong of the 1970s. In the 58 years since then, video games have grown exponentially more complex, to the point entire universes are simulated with multitudes of players occupying the same digital space simultaneously.

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Video games are, in their very nature, forms of virtual reality. Up until very recently, they have been quite simple forms of virtual reality, often represented as 3D images but still ultimately only 2D. True virtual reality is starting to change that. Read more…

10 Uses of VR Technology Other Than Gaming

June 19th, 2016 - Filed under Info & News

Today, Virtual Reality is mostly associated with games, but its scope is not just limited to the aspect of gaming. In fact, Virtual Reality technology is put to best use in various industrial sectors to educate people and train employees for providing them with a unique experience by integrating virtual real world.

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Certainly, there are numerous other interesting applications of virtual reality. Here are ten fascinating uses of Virtual Reality other than video games. Read more…

10 Secrets and Facts about 3D Printer You Should Know

May 25th, 2016 - Filed under Hardware

3D printers are catching on fast. The technology has only just initiated and now, we are waiting to see how soon it hits the mainstream market.

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The hardware is definitely ready for home use. Many enthusiasts are already buying their printing products, and the industry is taking a drastic change of direction. It remains to be seen if the momentum continues, but what is undeniable is that 3D printing is a fascinating piece of machinery. To our readers excited, we have gathered a list of 10 facts you may not know about this new generation tech. Read more…

Interesting Facts about 3D Printing: Past, Present and Future

May 23rd, 2016 - Filed under Info & News

3D printing is revolutionizing the way we do things. Not since the internet has one invention held the potential for creating so many positive changes in the world. Although you may not yet realize just how, chances are that it has already affected your life in some way.

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10 Online Tools for Home Designing

January 15th, 2015 - Filed under Web Tools

Designing your home or other empty spaces you have may be simply planned with a paper and pen. But this method wouldn’t give you a good vision of your ideas especially if you’re not a good artist. You may even end up failing in designing your rooms.

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Through the innovation of technology and availability of online tools, preparing and building your home design has become much easier to consume you lesser time and cost. Learn about the following applications and enjoy playing with your home ideas and designs. Read more…

Smartphones and 3D Technology: A Cool Feature or Lame Gimmick?

July 10th, 2014 - Filed under Info & News

Over the past decade, 3D technology has seemingly come into its own. The biggest blockbuster movie releases come in 3D variations, 3D printers are on the rise, and now smartphones have even tried to dabble in this technology as they seek to differentiate themselves from a crowded and competitive marketplace. Although the idea of a 3D smartphone isn’t exactly a new notion, the idea of a smartphone that has working 3D features that consumers actually use has yet to hit the market. The real question, however, is whether or not 3-dimensional interfaces and features matter in the mobile phone space. Is this something that could benefit users, or is it a gimmick meant to drive sales and benefit the marketing department of a major manufacturer?

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We know that the goal of every major mobile phone producer is to come up with a way to top their competitors, which has resulted in several ridiculous features that aren’t necessary, but designed to attract consumers. Although this technology is still in its beginning stages, it is still intriguing—especially if it works. Read on to get a better idea of the true potential of 3D smartphones and whether or not it’s a legitimate feature, or a marketing ploy to attract customers. Read more…

Top 70 Best Websites to Download Free 3D Models

March 25th, 2012 - Filed under Freebies

3D models represent a 3D object using a collection of points in 3D space, connected by various geometric entities. Being a collection of data, 3D models can be created by hand, algorithmically or scanned. 3D models are useful and widely used in a variety of industries. They can be used as characters and objects in movie or video game industries, building and landscape in architecture industry, as well as detailed models of organs in medical industry.

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In today’s roundup, we’ve crawled deep into the net and gathered up to 70 websites that provide high quality of 3D models for free download. Read more…

32 Best Free 3D Modeling Applications You Must Try Out

February 26th, 2012 - Filed under Graphic Design

Three Dimensional (3D) computer graphics are not something new or special. They can be easily seen anywhere and are commonly used in movies, advertisements, product design, etc. However, a common thing doesn’t mean it can be easily created. To create a 3D object, you need to download 3D modeling software programs which are usually costly to a non-professional user. Therefore we thought there’s a need to find out the availability of free 3D modeling applications and share with you all.

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After hours of searching, here’s the list of 32 free and open source 3D modeling applications that allows anyone to easily create, publish and share their ideas in 3D! Just try them out and share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. Read more…

Best Collection of Amazing 3D Street Paintings (60 Photos)

July 10th, 2011 - Filed under Inspiration

Street painting, also commonly known as pavement art, chalk art, and sidewalk art, is the performance art of rendering original and non-original artistic designs on pavement such as streets, sidewalks, and town squares with impermanent and semi-permanent materials such as chalk. What makes street painting interesting and breathtaking is you can transform 2-dimensional artwork into 3-dimentional optical illusion once you get the angle right. You will definitely be amazed how realistic it is! In today’s post, we would like to show you some of the really stunning and amazing 3D street paintings done by 5 famous street painters (Edgar Mueller, Julian Beever, Kurt Wenner, Manfred Stader, and Tracy Lee Stum) and we bet you’ll like them for sure. Don’t forget to share it with your friends!

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Google Body Browser – Explore Human Body and Anatomy in 3D

February 8th, 2011 - Filed under Web Tools

Google Body is a browser based tool that provides detailed 3D model of the human body. It lets you explore the human body from any angles just like you discover the world in Google Earth. You can peel back anatomical layers, zoom in and out, click to identify anatomy, or search for muscles, organs, bones and more. If you type in an organ, bone or ventricle system, you will be taken directly to that area in the anatomy. Beside that, this medical application also allows you to share the exact scene you are viewing by copying and pasting the URL. Educational and healthcare community especially medical students will definitely find this 3D learning experience useful and invaluable.

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