Towards a virtual stuntman

Motion control problems have become standard benchmarks for reinforcement learning, and deep RL methods have been shown to be effective for a diverse suite of tasks ranging from manipulation to locomotion. However, characters trained with deep RL often exhibit unnatural behaviours, bearing artifacts such as…

Black Box VR gym first workout – YouTube

Black Box VR is a virtual reality gym that uses a tethered HTC Vive headset and wearable motion controllers to track your movement. Once in the virtual stadium, you compete against an avatar to complete different tasks such as chest presses. Senior editor Lauren Goode…

This ‘E-Skin’ turns your body into a game controller – YouTube

The Xenoma E-Skin basically turns your torso into a motion controller, so your body movements act as software inputs for games and other motion-based apps. It uses a Bluetooth module that plugs into the center of your chest to transmit the data from the sensors…