Are there memorable moments that the Oculus Rift is able to deliver to those who are dying? Apparently so, as game artist Priscilla Firstenberg managed to spend some time with an Oculus Rift dev kit in order to assist her grandmother to experience the outside world before she is called home to glory. Cancer patient Roberta Firstenberg was too weak to be able to take a walk around her yard, which has led to her granddaughter Priscilla to use the Oculus Rift so that her grandmother is able to enjoy the great outdoors from the comfort of her home, albeit in a virtual manner.
The military is definitely one place where you can work and “play” with the latest “toys” that are in the market – or maybe not even released yet. Most of the time, such tools will be used to make your military unit as efficient as possible, whether it is meant for offense or defense. Logos Technologies recently picked up a DARPA award in order to work on a silent-capable hybrid electric military motorcycle.