Chris Ross returns to the show to discuss skill building and muscle memory in VR. We asked ourselves if training in VR translates to tangible skill in the real world. The answers may surprise you!
Chris Ross returns to the show for a second round of verbal sparring, from muay thai training to shadowboxing. With BoxVR and Beat Saber and a heathy dose of mindfulness, you can see dramatic improvements in your skill. These games offer a compelling example of coaching techniques applied to a training routine in virtual reality. The real world results speak for themselves.
Chris Ross joins the show to talk about the intersection of exercise with virtual reality computing. BeatSaber is quickly becoming the best game in the Oculus Rift marketplace, since its release in early May 2018. We ask and answer the question: why buy VR hardware instead of a gym membership?
Listen now: Measuring Fitness with Computer Vision
Use computers and cameras to track your fitness progress. Machines will one day be able to tell you how effectively your weight loss plan is going, simply by looking at you with a stereo camera. Here, we entertain some of the possible ways this might work.