3D urban modelling is a transformative technology for designing cities. But incorporating new technologies into planning practice has its challenges.
Upcoming innovations suggest that 2018 might be the year when the promise of augmented reality begins to be realised.
Rollercoasters have grown higher, faster, loopier and they've even entered the virtual world. Soon you might not even need to visit a theme park to enjoy the ride.
A Native American tribe in California got a chance to reconnect with their past through virtual reality models of inaccessible, sacred sites.
Research shows that virtual reality experiences can help social disconnection and improve wellness - by inspiring awe.
Will the arrival and popularity of Oculus Go and other VR systems make us think differently about alternative realities and so-called alternative facts?
Online dating has been around for more than 20 years, but for the most part, the goal has been to eventually meet your new paramour face to face. Virtual reality could change that.
We're told VR will let distant audiences experience live shows from the comfort of their living room – but what if no one goes anymore?
From broken limbs to blood tests, hospital visits can cause unnecessary pain for children. An emergency care pediatrician offers seven easy strategies for parents to lessen this pain.
What will the future of film look like?
Bringing the past into a digital space creates so much more overt space for interpretation and different narratives.
Anxieties about hoodlums in cars was just another expression of an age-old fear of change.
Creative makerspaces in Ontario schools weave passion with digital technologies to teach 21st century skills.
Theatre is undergoing a virtual revolution.
Research is not just about producing papers.
Virtual reality has been used to treat phobias for many years, but medical researchers have began to discover that it can do so much more than that.
A new study asked people to imagine how virtual reality could change pornography, with some occasionally bizarre results.
Many people with phobias are understandably reluctant to face their fears. But gradual exposure using virtual reality headsets can help with everything from a fear of spiders, heights or flying.
The technology needed to create a real Star Trek-like Holodeck is not that far out of reach.
Virtual reality holds huge potential for advertisers but we should all take note of its potential for manipulation.