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Virtual Dementia Tour at CCRI to show participants effects of condition

NEWPORT – The Community College of Rhode Island will offer a free Second Wind Dreams Virtual Dementia Tour at its Newport campus from 3...
A MODEL COMPANY: Thomas Steere, a 3D computer-aided design specialist, left, and his mother, Patricia Steere, president of Steere Engineering Inc., display a virtual-reality rendering of the Mount Hope Bridge, and a computer-aided design model of the Sumner Tunnel in Boston, in the firm’s Warwick office.
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Displaying ingenuity in virtual reality

2019 PBN Innovative Companies: Architecture, Construction & Engineering Steere Engineering Inc. STEERE ENGINEERING INC. has a way to manage bridges via 3D virtual reality. Before stepping...

Warwick, East Providence Boys & Girls Clubs get Cox innovation labs

WARWICK – Boys & Girls Club facilities in Warwick and East Providence have launched innovation labs featuring equipment such as virtual reality headsets and...

Cox Communications’ senior-centric smart home set to make R.I. debut

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Cox Communications will unveil its Connected Independence smart home, a property at Reynolds Farm featuring technology that will allow residents 65...
AVID GOLFER: Max Buerman is the owner of Newport Indoor Golf, a golfing facility in Portsmouth that features four virtual-reality bays with high-definition projection screens allowing golfers to play courses from around the world.
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Staying in the swing all winter

Max Buerman and his ­customers will be golfing all winter long – playing many of the best courses, from the United States to Scotland....

Five Questions With: David Randle

David Randle has more than 12 years of experience helping to strategize, design, build and execute businesses, products and experiences in the design-software industry....

URI to host VR-AR application design Immerse-a-Thon March 2

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island will host an Immerse-a-Thon on virtual-reality and augmented-reality applications on Saturday, March 2, at the Robert...
SPEECH PREP: Sree Dasari, a student at La Salle Academy in Providence, has started her own business. She is designing an app that uses virtual reality scenarios to help people work on their public-speaking skills.
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Easing the anxiety of public speaking

For Sree Dasari, 17 isn’t too young to be an entrepreneur. The La Salle Academy student last year founded Vadati VR to eventually produce an...

Five Questions With: Sree Dasari

Entrepreneur Sree Dasari found a need in the marketplace: a way to practice public speaking, a common source of discomfort for many. Dasari, who...

Southcoast Health patients get VR help to cope with pain, anxiety

NEW BEDFORD – The Thomas H. and Catherine D. O’Neil Charitable Foundation Inc. is providing virtual reality technology to SouthCoast Health, to help its...
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