Thursday, April 28, 2016

Astronauts on the space station do for entertainment A man playing table tennis

  To celebrate the 300 days at the international space station (which is a record number), astronaut Scott Kelly playing table tennis in the space station. This table tennis is actually a small drop, his racket has strong and waterproof. Imagine if table tennis of the fluid is made of beer, how would that be a problem? TESLA iPhone 6 Leather Case

  The recreational activities of the international space station how to proceed? Scott Kelly explains that he is using the hydrophobic (or water) a strong bat drop of water bounce, make it like a normal ping-pong, continue back and forth in the air.

Astronauts on the space station do for entertainment? A man playing table tennis

  Rackets are made of polycarbonate, which can have such a strong hydrophobic, is joined by a number of special factors: first of all, laser etching makes racket covered with a number of very small "bump"; Secondly, rackets are also sprayed with a layer of Teflon.

  If you are not sure what is Teflon, can see the kitchen, black non-stick surface is that layer of PTFE. Non-stick PTFE with racket combining rough surface of the water, can prevent the water molecules attached to the racket on the surface, in other words, this racket is super waterproof.

  Another intriguing question is why water droplets stay intact when hit by the racket ball, not as we imagine splashing everywhere? as the United States explained that at NASA's Johnson Space Center, it all comes down to the droplet size and surface tension. TESLA iPhone 6 Leather Case

  They said: "the droplet size increases, the force required to break it is smaller. Water droplets is smaller, can used when you hit it, the greater the force. "It was reported that Scott Kelly beat the volume of liquids table tennis only in the space station for 4 ml (100 times greater than the size of a drop of rain).

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  Obviously, this game in space also faces a very important problem, Scott Kelly can only play with themselves. Indeed, if bald brother you next game needs a partner, might as well tell us.

  If you think this one's table tennis is very cool, as further down think, when a racket is sprayed on the surface of materials that drops in zero-gravity circumstances to jump, how would that be a problem?

  This morning, Wei Feng network reported NASA wanted to create a Habitat for deep space by 2018 news. Intended to implement such a plan, it is because the Orion spacecraft to send astronauts to Mars's diameter is about the length of a small truck. Long journey for over 6 months to get to Mars explorers, this is not a great deal of space. In order not to allow the astronauts to Mars in 6 months crazy, they need a larger living space.

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Oculus established Studio shooting virtual reality movies

Oculus established Studio, shooting virtual reality movies

Is Facebook for us $ 2 billion acquisition of the Oculus is now rich in qicu, at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday, the company announced that it had established a Studio named story (Story Studio) 's laboratory, specially created virtual reality movies.

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According to Studio charge, they are still learning the basics of making virtual reality movies, they made the first film just a few minutes, but it took five months. Henceforth they can create richer, more short films.

Virtual reality technology allows us to see the rise of next-generation computing platforms, Oculus currently develops video games to attract ordinary consumers, need more content, the film should be a good choice. Flawless iPhone plus case Flawless i6 plus case

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Red Note 3

For red rice Note 3 this new paragraph, rice stressed that this is their first full metal phone, of course it is also owned by millet's first to provide fingerprint identification phone. Red Note 3 gray, silver and gold three optional, millet official stressed that the use of new technology, so that its metal shell fit right in, and in order to guarantee great texture, designed to use the arc-shaped edge, 120th double blast of sand material.

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Friday, April 22, 2016

Big bad slow upgrade cycle would be bad news for Samsung and Apple

Big bad slow upgrade cycle would be bad news for Samsung and Apple

  The past two years, I believe many users signed a contract with operators, most of them are waiting for contracts concluded as soon as possible, and then my heart can upgrade to more practical ones like the new smartphones. But when you ask a friend, consider changing the new machines available, you will find that they seem to be indifferent to this, and it's not at all clear what's new you can recommend to you, looks like one of those crazy days are over for the new machine looks like.

  Not long ago, Citigroup (Citigroup) published data show that in the United States such a large smartphone market, Smartphone users replaced the average time up to 29 months, more time than the last 28 months. Two years ago, average replacement time is 24 months earlier upgrade cycle is only 22 months on average four years ago.

  Users change time is getting longer and longer, and for which many operators are adjusting their marketing strategies of the phone, both at home and abroad have mostly abandoned the purchase form signed a two-year contract, was bought by consumers want to buy, just make sure the network, some even providing bare metal sales. After all, as more consumers choose to buy after the machine, determine what you want use for a long time, and is not just for the sake of hiding behind contracts "subsidy".

  Some operators feel the environment is so bad in the mobile phone market, and complain that didn't get much sales profit from the sale of mobile phone, because most are direct net sales, consumers are reluctant to take the so-called offers contract packages. However, mobile phone upgrade time, other than the operator, apparently was more difficult are the two major smartphone makers, Apple and Samsung.

  Both Apple and Samsung, now in order to drive more sales of smartphones, offers a variety of discount purchase plan, such as the "upgrading a bone", "12 interest-free" or "rental services". Users to buy the machine you can choose operators, or only a small amount of money each month to use new equipment in two year's time, overall costs than directly purchase deal.

  Early this year, the United States investment bank Piper Jaffray (Piper Jaffray) analyst Jien·mengsite (Gene Munster) that the iPhone upgrade plan similar to the rental service already has some success, since its launch in September of last year, Apple sold about 250,000 iPhone iPhone upgrade plan. In theory, it will be iPhone upgrade cycle from 24 months to 12 months before, conservative will be shortened to 15 months ' time. Michael Kors iPad Air Case

  However, the analysts ' expectations are too idealistic, according to Citigroup's data, even if it was a few years ago, the average replacement time is less than 20 months. This means that, by encouraging users participation in upgrade plan ideal for faster replacement seems to be real enough to solve iPhone sales slowdown is not much help.

  As for Samsung, last year pulled its smart phone business, even transformed, brand new Galaxy S6 published, nor usher in expected sales figures, and because some design compromises, many Samsung fans of hardcore. To the Galaxy this year S7, depending on the improvement, but the fact is the new flagship of the early strong demand mainly because of "aggressive promotions", with a smart watch and a VR helmet free of charge in Exchange for, is not the real needs of consumers. Michael Kors iPad Air Case

  Mitch McConnell, an analyst said, in fact, released Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone a month or two later, consumer demand for Samsung's flag-ship has begun to reduce, even worse than last year, and its stock has significantly less easy to deal with.

  So what Samsung and Apple exactly what you should do? Except for maybe the most outstanding products, no better than this policy, but it seems to be more difficult to achieve. Last month, the United States operators AT&T CEO John Stankey also said that the Smartphone market is becoming more and more like the PC market, over time, more consumers to buy a new chip set or upgrade cycle of the new system will become longer, they have no reason to frequent replacement.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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Well, this oval shape, color of the ambiguous ... ... Must make people think crooked! But what is the real purpose? Answers Refer to content. Victorias Secret case for iPhone 6

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Did you guess? This is actually a charge a cell phone treasure ... ...

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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Throw rubbish into volcanoes on the line Just not that simple

  Why don't we all threw the rubbish into volcanoes? this is a question worth thinking about. Although the volcano looks like an ideal natural waste incinerator, but we and the magic leading to the center of the Earth there are a few obstacles remain between the geology of trash.

  Each person will create 4.5 pounds of trash every day, garbage reached 254.1 million tons a year. If you want to use volcano deal with all this crap, we need to first select an active volcano, and waste are shipped from there. This is the first problem, not many people live near the volcano and, therefore, refuse is a a lot of time, money and fuel.

Throw rubbish into volcanoes on the line? Just not that simple

  When you imagine the litter in the volcano, you might think of a cone-shaped volcano, there is a hole, the hole has a lovely Lake, just like the two pictures below:

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  So, volcano is really a perfect throw, right? but not all volcanoes have been so accommodating. Ideal waste incinerator is one of a volcano eruption has been very slow, magma welled up from the Earth's surface will be slow to, like the shield volcanoes of Hawaii.

  However, most of the volcanoes are not so gentle on the Earth, when hot gases and magma pressure inside the volcano high volcano will have a tendency to explode. Long story short, when volcanic eruptions, you don't want to throw their rubbish into it, if you get very close, close enough to the garbage thrown into lava, volcanic ash and hot gas when you should have to live without. Disney iPhone 5 Case

  And if you happen to live in Hawaii, and very close to the gentle volcano, can still throw their rubbish into it. However, apart from outside his house was destroyed by the lava, litter and waste delivery vehicles will also have a certain degree of risk.

  On a volcano, other than toxic gas and lava spattering, icy waste when I encounter a lot of magma, may also cause some very spectacular blast, as seen by researchers in Ethiopia in 2002.

Throw rubbish into volcanoes on the line? Just not that simple

  A 66-pound bag will be able to spark a spectacular volcanic eruption, it's just a United States family of four amount of garbage into three and a half days. So, let us imagine, if heavier litter into the volcano, how would that be a problem? this is too dangerous.

  In addition, lava in the burning of trash when all the gas into the atmosphere, causing large amounts of air pollution. At present, the waste incinerator has a series of rules and regulations, one of which is to ensure that waste gases produced during combustion will not enter the air. Therefore, the garbage thrown into the volcano created by human civilization is not a good choice.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

How a man while driving 3 trucks Mercedes Benz can do

  Recently, the Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler, the unmanned fleet of trucks were tested, and to include this item as part of EU European truck challenge hosted by 2016 project. It is understood that the unmanned fleet of trucks from Germany Stuttgart into the Netherlands in Rotterdam. Hello Kitty Samsung Note 3 case

  Fleet 3 truck Actros series production, they are equipped with road pilot connection software developed by Mercedes-Benz. In the course of driving, that three trucks by V2V technologies automatically arranged in a column. Hello Kitty Note 3 cases

How a man while driving 3 trucks? Mercedes-Benz can do

  After the first truck collecting road data transmitted via WiFi to the back of two trucks, data transfer takes only 0.1 seconds of time. So they can achieve at the same time accelerate and brake without manual data entry. Of course, the first truck equipped with human drivers need to remain vigilant as drive cars.

  In the process of testing, spacing between the three unmanned truck about 50 feet, this interval can reduce the fuel consumption of 15% and 10% of carbon dioxide emissions. Efficient fleet of trucks other than is conducive to environmental protection, but also reduce the cost of shipping company.

  Not only that, this driverless truck driving significantly to occupy space in the process are much smaller than human drivers driving 3 trucks, respectively. Mercedes-Benz said that such queue driverless truck driving safer on the road.

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Singular one minute emotional robot Island sold out how kick ass place

This past week was the week belongs to the robot (not dumplings), Ali and United two days after injection of Foxconn, SBRH soft silver robot holding company is followed by the first household robot Pepper 1 were snapped up within minutes of going on sale. Pepper is what, with me zong zi steal? And everyone of General cognitive different of is, Pepper is not household of labor robot, but a paragraph emotional robot, SBRH will it design for used to accompanied human, it can recognition you of mood, knows how comfort you, can in and you of life in the learning you of preferences and habits, addition, guarantee playing not fought back scolded not wrongly, has base so, husband complex what seeking?

If you are smiling, Pepper knew you in a good mood, if you frown, he can sense that you are upset about something. As a warm man and a gold, Pepper according to your external expression and activity identification of your mental state, and guide you, chat with you, dance or sing you a song (it is not recommended you play an APP yourself). You're angry with him ridicule, grief can talk with him, happy to share with him, also without typing!

Factory settings of Pepper impossible takes into account everyone's character and temperament, but you don't have to worry about your Virgo he is Sagittarius, because it can be ready to transform your star sign--Pepper to identify user preferences and habits and evolve their knowledge to adapt to the user.

Pepper can achieve cognition of mental activity and adaptation to human, because it is equipped with a 3D camera and integrates IBM's Watson cognitive platform, 3D camera can detect within 3 m of human behavior, while Watson cognitive platform can release to the Pepper commands, while the internal integrated tactile sensors also can realize two-way interaction.

In addition to the emotional interaction, Pepper can also be your little helper, Pepper after networking can help you find restaurants, or enquire. In addition, SOFTBANK said it would launch in the follow-up of about 200 applications help Pepper in transition, when the emotional robot will be more comprehensive. SOFTBANK last year to deploy Pepper in Hall welcome (most of the business for Softbank Telecom), multi-function potential of Pepper.

Because intelligent degree high, so Pepper not too need care, he equipped with has 17 a anti-clip joint and 3gewan to round free mobile, ultrasonic system can help he avoid obstacles free mobile, while also can itself check internal temperature and management battery using, but officer online and no specific description Pepper whether can and Super can Marines of white as automatically charging, 12 hours of range means with he need daily charging, if need manual charging words will compared hard.

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Pepper's production capacity is about 1000 per month, according to the current buying trends away from the loose buy will take a long time, and Pepper is only open for the time being Japan domestic user purchase, but Ali and Foxconn shares of Pepper in China after may speed up the process, one Ali would promote both Foxconn may increase the production of Pepper.

Pepper in Japan at $ 198000 yen (about 1583), including monthly service fees and insurance costs, using three year total cost 1.2 million yen (US $ 9498).

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Population aging of Japan, Pepper has a very strong market demand: artificial intelligence, able to perceive and control human emotions, learning ability, and has some ability to act, to take care of themselves. For most of the lonely old man is indeed a very good mate, but for the young, Pepper seemed smart enough, doing not much, SBRH may change after that. DKNY iPhone plus case

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Google executives augmented reality is our real objective

  With the Oculus Rift and the arrival of virtual reality head-mounted devices such as HTC Vive, virtual reality becomes 2016 was one of the year's hottest areas. And Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai Clay Bavor, head of a private conversation and virtual reality shows that Google is not virtual reality, augmented reality. Juicy iPhone 6 case

  According to foreign media reports Android Authority, the two Google execs talk show that the company and rival Facebook's direction is completely different. Facebook, Oculus Rift can make social networks, games and education has entered the era of virtual reality, which, on the contrary, they believe that human beings should continue to walk in the real world.

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  It is clear that Google's future emphasis will be placed on the development of augmented reality technology, allow more people to use this real-world interactions, provide more data on the surrounding environment, after all, use virtual reality head-mounted device in a public place is not realistic.

  Judging from the present situation, Google has smart glasses is one of the best augmented reality devices, although it was modeling, cost and other aspects of the relationship never really entered the consumer market. In addition, taking into account the technical reasons, augmented reality to enter consumption will also be needed for a fairly long time. Juicy iPhone 6 case

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Spring of 2016 Apple product launches

Xperia Tablet z is a waterproof and dustproof properties of Sony's newest ultra-thin fashion Android tablet, it has a APQ8064 and a 10.1-inch full HD 1080P display screen. Also because of its waterproof properties, we also produced a video of Xperia Tablet z cameo cutting boards.


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Samsung Galaxy S6

On the whole, the new Samsung Galaxy S6 material just as Apple launched iPhone 4 o'clock it was amazing. Volume-high location and handset design and overall did not match, is the place where I feel will improve on the design. Functions, fingerprints and photographs are very powerful, I heard more than one peer praise these two features "as well as iPhone" or even "better than iPhone". Systems experience, Samsung and all other international companies choose to be consistent--move closer to the native Android system, compared to before the Samsung fully customized systems, more modern, more fresh, naturally, was easier to use. Paul Frank

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Saturday, April 2, 2016

Your body has a delicate balance system VR makes it however failure

Your body has a delicate balance system--VR makes it however failure

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By this time next year, there will be a variety of virtual reality (VR) game system available to consumers. Sony's Playstation VR had already announced in 2016 and come out in the first half, virtual reality glasses that Facebook plans to be completed by the first quarter of 2016, Valve produced jointly with the HTC Vive has promised to released in the summer of 2015. Upcoming virtual reality system is mainly for players and user needs so that this technology has a wide range of applications. These companies are interested in developing a virtual travel, training, entertainment and other applications.

Experience new enthusiastic users of virtual reality systems. Tired of countless times over the years has been declared the "next big thing" coming commentators also hugged her. But, like any other new technology, virtual reality has some potential problems. The most obvious is that it makes people a feeling of Vertigo and nausea. There are less obvious problems: the deeper causes of these symptoms come from the virtual reality system interacts with the human balance system. Balance of the Visual system is an important part of human balance system, watch the virtual scene (instead of the real scene) may cause dizziness and motion sickness feeling slightly nauseous and off balance feeling of extreme discomfort. Any user may have these symptoms, for this group of older persons should be even worse.

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The illusion of VR exist simply create a virtual environment, fantasy, relying on a convincing 360 degree Visual rendering and interaction with virtual worlds using a handheld controller. When it's seamless, the feeling of really being in the virtual world. However reports have repeatedly confirmed that based on feedback from experienced users actually feel uncomfortable.

Gamers once again be seen as those most likely to be early adopters of the new VR system. But once the technology rests in the hands of consumers, it will find many other uses. From the class field trip that began last year into a fun experience, students do not need to leave the classroom to "out of anywhere in the world." All kinds of vocational training in the virtual learning environment is very similar to the real working environment to upgrade their vocational skills, entertainment industry experience unlimited opportunities.

When you can "visit" any major things happen why do we need the movies on the screen in the living room? You can spend as much time to visit a Museum, and enjoy whatever you like works of art in order to explore the secrets of the Machu Picchu ruins at your own pace from home plate seats angle or baseball players lounge to watch the world series, as you like. These things you can do in the evening in your living room, the environment is so real, even if you were actually there. But it seems that each record in the new virtual reality system development was accompanied by the Vertigo and nausea. Although these symptoms look very simple, but the cause of dizziness, motion sickness is complex and has not been completely clear.

Researchers felt dizzy because of the balance system is destroyed, and nausea. In this regard, motion sickness can be seen as a warning signal, it tells us something of the reality beyond the boundaries of our balance system capability. Nausea (from mild discomfort to disabling) is a very extreme early-warning signals.

Why do so many people experience these feelings, so why should such extreme? in short, balancing is one of your important functions. Balance enables us to move and take things under the influence of gravity to maintain upright posture. Balance depends on the interaction between three sensory systems: proprioception (sensation and strength of your body parts), vestibular sensory (spatial orientation), Visual. These information systems through a complex network of feedback loops in the cerebellum and spinal cord are integrated. Under normal circumstances this system is working, and not feel. But when any part of the balance system is not quite right, we'll feel nausea and dizziness. Proprioception provides how to make different parts of the body relative to the body's centre of gravity provide the basis for coordination of information balance. Joint receptors, muscle and skin tell you support the substance of the body and the body's Center of gravity is located. For example, if you are standing on the hardwood floor body leaning forward, your toes, ankle, heel of the receptor will provide important information: your weight is supported by the feet; you stand on a hard surface; your body's Center of gravity has moved forward. The vestibular system of the inner ear and provided information on the movement of the head (including linear and Rotary), as well as its location. Through a series of reflex action enable people to maintain balance. For example, when your head moves, vestibuloocular reflex makes your eyes focus on a goal. Without this focus, people will often spin dizzy in the head.

Another example is the vestibular spinal reflex. Your feet close your eyes stood, if you focus on your feet, feel your weight by cleverly transferred after visiting, moving from side to side slowly. These small movements are called swing. When you shake it not too big that fall because of vestibular spinal reflex foot and ankle proprioception information to counteract the sway amplitude. It by adjusting the leg and trunk muscles of the body's Center of gravity back between your two feet. Swing range will increase as they grow older, which is increasing the likelihood of older man lost his balance to many factors. virtual reality headset

Through the Visual information to the brain perceived by the vestibular and proprioceptive systems to provide information. If necessary, it will dominate the body to make movements to prevent loss of balance. For example, when we see a down stairs, balancing system based on the stairs need to adjust our gait and physical point of view. Visual, vestibular and proprioceptive information combined will make us get down the stairs without falling over. (If you ever down the stairs when you experienced it will well understand the importance of this matter: do you think that is the last step of the stairs, when you move only to find that the original place where not as much as you want. )

Vision is an important function. When ontology and vestibular information are insufficient or conflicting Visual information can be used to solve the problem and keep the body balanced. Any challenging balance tasks, such as standing on one foot, eyes closed cases will be more difficult. The three systems of any damage you can cause dizziness, motion sickness or loss of balance. VR typically has no direct effect on the body or the vestibular system, it only affects vision. Replace real-world virtual landscape will cause pressure to the balancing system, which will cause problems.

When virtual reality experience to achieve the desired effect, Visual input of the virtual world and the real world of vestibular and proprioceptive input and phase coherence, users will have a great experience and are in good health.

When Visual input entered into conflict with the other two systems, with the result that we've discussed above: dizziness, nausea, and loss of balance. In many cases, the virtual reality extent balance the damage was mild and insignificant. However, it sometimes reached serious levels, severe enough to lead to stumble and fall, the problem of elderly people may be more serious. VR Shinecon

Virtual reality will affect the balance because it provides visual information are not reliable indicators of the actual conditions of the body affected by gravity. When the body is affected by Visual information adjustment body balance, will be out of balance. We now recall the previously mentioned examples of stairs. When you walked down the stairs, trying to lean body, make the shift. Suppose you are virtual worlds quickly down the stairs and was just standing in the real world. You may be starting to lean back because the Visual tells you, you have to go downstairs.

If the virtual experience is perfect enough, then it can correct your proprioceptive information to tell you you're at rest. Backward tilt of the information provided by the vestibular spinal reflex is not correct, you may stumble and fall.

Unnecessary Visual information in this virtual world of postural changes may also cause people to lose balance. VirZoom recent E3 show in Las Vegas is a good example. VirZoom is a system that is for users to ride a stationary bicycle through a virtual channel. Excited after many people try to VirZoom and found it very stimulating.

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They also felt the danger. When passing the intersection cyclists tend to turning movements. During the presentation, Visual input and vestibular and proprioceptive inputs different, which makes users tend to follow the path to the virtual corner, cause they lost balance on the stationary bike.

Your body has a delicate balance system--VR makes it however failure

Older people stop

Concerns about virtual reality may affect the balance of elderly users seems to be inappropriate. After all, older people usually slow in new technology. A recent survey showed that among the over 65 age group, only 14% people interested in attempting to VR. So why should we care about the elderly users? Because after the commercialization of virtual reality may be covering a wide range of fields, this technology might appeal to everyone – regardless of age. In addition, the new virtual reality system is designed for players, and the players, without exception, will grow old. Electronic Software Association 2015 annual report noted that the average age of gamers is 35 years old. Women most often play the game average age is 43 years old; United States 27% of players aged 50 and above. 50 age group the proportion of players is greater than 18 years of age groups.

According to the United States Census Bureau forecasts these figures may increase, suggesting that United States proportion of population over the age of 65 will increase year by year, until 2037. By then, the proportion of this age group will stabilize between 20 and 21 percent until 2050.

In General, older people than younger people are more likely to lose balance, because balancing requires the use of the nerves and muscles will grow and shrink with age. In addition, diabetes also causes the nerve cell loss.

Studies have shown that vestibular neurons began to decline when the number was about 55 years old. The peripheral nervous system (source of proprioception) of certain structures of nerve density in people more than 40 years began to decline. In the test of balance performance of more than 40 groups also are starting to suffer. While the United States the average age of players close to the age of these drop began.

While we cannot fully understand why people as we get older lose balance easier, but we know enough to get us a good understanding of elderly users respond to virtual reality.

Laboratory and clinical studies show that age-related loss of nerve function from distal to proximal limbs--from the limbs to the Center (the hips and torso). This leads to balance when standing, because as a neural component body system of foot and ankle function began to deteriorate in the first. Dynamic posturography using computer technology to do a study shows that older people often rely on increased Visual input to make up for the loss of proprioceptive information. Anyone with normal vision, balance is not difficult. Usually only when elderly proprioception and balance problem would only occur when the visual impaired.

Even if the users normal Visual function, Visual input of virtual reality may also affect the balance--vision provided may not be a true and reliable environmental information. When the older VR user experience, and he can cover his body facing the loss of feeling down risk of Visual input. Results is easier for him to lose balance.

Due to age-related neurological damage, human body unconsciously affected by vestibular spinal reflex make bad adjustments, so older people are more likely to shake. Because of declining proprioception, older people tend to rely on vision correction to mill around. Transverse swinging of the virtual reality system did not accurately convey the information, older users may prefer from side to side.

Older users are not only in the VR experience are more likely to experience balance problems, normal aging process makes them balance the system once damaged are unlikely to recover. Age-induced neural and muscular atrophy decreases the reaction rate of the elderly, making it lose balance in the elderly requires more time to respond.

If older users under attack: in the process they are more likely to experience virtual reality out of balance, is more difficult to lose balance, quick adjustment. For the players, however, older users like a start to play then you select a higher difficulty.

Your body has a delicate balance system--VR makes it however failure

Finding the balance

While watching the virtual landscape instead of real landscapes are likely to after the age of 40 who have a greater impact, virtual reality systems impacts on human balance system is universal. What measures can be taken to reduce the possibility of falling?

The most obvious solution is to sit in your seat experience virtual reality. Sitting in the Chair almost all environment fall on the probabilities are much smaller than the stand. This may be particularly suitable for older gamers, because of declining neurological function of distal to the Center mean proprioception information from hip feel than the foot and ankle nerves impaired information may be relatively normal feeling.

While sitting in the Chair works, but in the sense of immersion in virtual reality may be significantly reduced. HTC Vive is designed to move freely in 15 square feet of space to experience the system. United States Science and technology media website editor Kyle Orlando experienced the game for all major VR system, his response and many other critics of the Vive: the virtual reality system than other systems that are designed to sit and play more interesting.

Even if you use the virtual reality system is designed for sitting and design, you may find keeping sitting is also difficult. When you watch the video user experience virtual reality and you will find that they sometimes standing, walking, sometimes even Dodge, and waving their arms, from the observer point of view it is stupid, but for the player he is undergoing the perfect virtual world. Game exists in the virtual reality world of feeling is so strong that made it hard for players to stationary.

How to get a sense of it? a rotating Chair to solve this problem, it can help users maintain exposure at the VR to create 360-degree sense of the Visual world. Arm-chair is a good idea, because the arm can prevent users tilt or lean over when falling from the Chair.

But if you need to stand up, please stand on hard surfaces such as tile or hardwood floors, rather than soft surfaces such as shag carpet. If avoided walking on the carpet, try to ensure that it is not filled with a thin carpet. Soft surface will reduce the proprioception at the ankle for the accuracy of the information, making it more difficult to keep balance. (Walking in soft sand is an extreme example. ) For elderly users, stand on a hard surface is especially important.

There are many clinical studies have shown that people of all ages through a number of standard test can improve their balance systems. Study results showed that practices can reduce the chances of out of balance, the find could also apply to virtual reality. But it is also not clear balance improvements in virtual environments is still applicable in the different environments-that is, each environment requires it's practice time. This is similar to, and experienced players will need some initial training to become familiar with a new controller configurations.

Finally, the simplest solution may be playing with people in the real world – playing with friends meant that once you start to lose balance, your friends can always help you. You can turn off the device with your partner, take turns wandering around in the virtual world, and to share this amazing experience with family and friends.

Similarly, virtual reality will be challenged every uses its balance system. For some people, the impact of VR is minimal, but for other people, it cannot be ignored, and most likely to be somewhere between the two extremes. In particular, we refer to VR could lead to pressure on human balance system, not to intimidate people, on the contrary we are encouraging people to be prepared to deal with problems that may occur in use. Even for elderly elderly users of VR is complicated, but the potential applications of the platform is so extensive, and people of any age to try.

via arstechnica