Google’s fabric VR headset is based on the “clothes we love to wear”

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        Google has upgraded its <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/07/07/google-cardboard-virtual-reality-headset/">thrifty cardboard VR headset</a> with a fabric version named Daydream View, which is designed to work with the <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/10/05/google-pixel-pixel-xl-own-brand-smartphone-design-technology/">company's first own-brand smartphone</a> (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/10/05/google-daydream-view-virtual-reality-fabric-headset-design-technology/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Di Peng recreates the experience of dementia with sense-distorting helmet

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/graduate-shows-2016/"><strong>Graduate shows 2016:</strong></a> this Dementia Simulator headset designed by <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/central-saint-martins">Central Saint Martins</a> graduate Di Peng lets wearers experience symptoms of the disease for themselves (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/31/video-di-peng-dementia-experience-sense-distorting-helmet-central-saint-martins-graduate-movie/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Björk unveils 3D-printed mask based on her musculoskeletal system

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        Icelandic musician Björk has partnered with designer and researcher <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/neri-oxman">Neri Oxman</a> on a mask made up of multiple <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/3d-printing">3D-printed</a> strands that mimic the underlying structure of her own face (+ slideshow).  <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/06/30/bjork-3d-printed-rottlace-mask-musculoskeletal-system-neri-oxman-stratasys/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Daqri’s augmented-reality construction helmet aims to “change the nature of work”

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2016/ces-2016-news-product-launches/">CES 2016:</a></strong> LA-based <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/augmented-reality/">augmented reality</a> company Daqri has unveiled a smart hardhat that gives workers "unprecedented levels of information about the world around them" (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/01/27/daqri-smart-construction-helmet-augmented-reality-wearable-technology/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Virtual reality helmets present a forest from an animal’s perspective

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        Visitors to an English forest were able to explore the woods through the eyes of different animals as part of a <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/virtual-reality/">virtual reality</a> experience by London design studio Marshmallow Laser Feast (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/11/02/in-the-eyes-of-the-animal-virtual-reality-installation-marshmallow-laser-feast-abandon-normal-devices-festival-england/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Shai Langen daubs bodies with paint for Jo Goes Hunting’s Run Away

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/musicproject/">Music:</a></strong> Amsterdam material designer Shai Langen made sculptural <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/headgear/">headpieces</a> and covered models in hand-painted patterns for Jo Goes Hunting's Run Away <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/music-videos">music video</a>. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/10/03/shai-langen-jo-goes-hunting-run-away-music-video-painted-bodies/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Microsoft’s HoloLens headset combines high-definition holograms with the real world

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/news/"><strong>News:</strong></a> <a title="Microsoft archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/microsoft/">Microsoft</a> has revealed an early version of an <a title="Augmented reality archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/augmented-reality/">augmented reality</a> headset called HoloLens that creates interactive holographic imagery in the wearer's field of vision (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/01/22/microsoft-hololens-headset-high-definition-holograms-augmented-reality-windows-10/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Prickly headdresses by Maiko Takeda glow in the dark

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/fashion-tag/">Fashion</a> designer Maiko Takeda has added glow-in-the-dark designs to her range of <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2013/06/01/atmospheric-reentry-by-maiko-takeda/">spiky masks and body adornments</a> for an exhibition of her work in <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/paris/">Paris</a> (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/14/prickly-headdresses-by-maiko-takeda-glow-in-the-dark/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>