X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

MIRAGE Substitutional Reality System: One Step Closer to Total Recall

by Range
Advertisement

This “substitutional reality system” was developed by the Japanese Laboratory for Adaptive Intelligence at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute. It was created to fuse performance art with perceived reality for its wearer. While it’s doesn’t produce the sort of directly implanted memories seen in Total Recall, the visual and audio portions are immersive enough to trick your mind anyhow.

mirage substitutional reality augmented japan photo matrix

The headgear is supposed to seamlessly meld the live video with recordings from the past as well as performances from dancers. Sounds groovy. It combines fiction and reality, making them indecipherable from each other. It’s definitely an interesting conundrum, not being able to tell if what you’re seeing is in fact real, just a recording or a hybrid of both.

The MIRAGE is a unique take on augmented reality, though I’m sure under the right circumstances, it could be used to brainwash people. You still want to try it out?

mirage substitutional reality augmented japan photo matrix

[via designboom]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

Eclectic Method Cooks up an Awesome Fifth Element Remix

Eclectic Method Cooks up an Awesome Fifth Element Remix

Hot Toys Batman: Arkham Knight 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Hot Toys Batman: Arkham Knight 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Hender Scheme Not Army Boots

Hender Scheme Not Army Boots

Technological Mandalas

Technological Mandalas

Fantastic Custom ’63 Dodge Polara Hot Rod for Sale

Fantastic Custom ’63 Dodge Polara Hot Rod for Sale

Workhorse SureFly is the Flying Transport of Your Dreams

Workhorse SureFly is the Flying Transport of Your Dreams