Tag: virtual reality

Even lab mice are getting VR headsets now

Getting mice to pay attention to two-dimensional screen projections of simulated surroundings can be tricky due to their tendency to notice the external lab settings around them. In a bid to get mice to focus on the experiment at hand, a team of researchers have built their own virtual reality headset sized for a mouse. […]

Welcome to Walmart Land, the retail giant’s attempt at entering the metaverse

If going into a Walmart in person isn’t your style, not to worry—Walmart is entering the “metaverse.” More specifically, it’s doing so within the immensely popular video game, Roblox, via a creatively titled project called… Walmart Land. As announced via Twitter and an official blog post earlier this week, Walmart has apparently decided to get […]