This New Virtual Reality Glove Lets You Grab Digital Objects

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The VR glove in action.(Credit: Song et al, Scientific Reports, (2019) 9:8988)

Our squishy human brains are notoriously easy to fool. Whether it’s optical illusions or more advanced trickery, it doesn’t take much to exploit our mind’s weaknesses. But, that’s also what enables virtual reality (VR) systems, where technology can effectively transport us to a digital world. And thanks to a newly developed VR glove, the effect might soon be better than ever.

A team of engineers in Korea has de

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