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Nicole

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Nicole

Nicole loves learning new things - it doesn't matter whether that's a new technology or an extremely dumb joke she can use to unsettle the people around her. Otherwise you can fascinate her with anything about cats, fantasy literature and, above all, home-made ice cream.

Moving about in VR: Redirected Walking

There are different ways of moving about in a virtual world. The most intuitive and most natural way is simply through the movement of your own body. Thus, you can explore the virtual environment just as you would in the real world. The obvious disadvantage, though, is that the virtual World is constrained by the space that is physically available to you at the time. In this article, I will list some techniques of representing movement in VR and explain why Redirected Walking is a particularly interesting example among them.

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Progressive Web Apps – fad or future?

Compared to web apps, native apps were always that little bit better. For certain applications, web apps can definitely be the right choice, but all in all, they were never a serious competitor that could replace their native counterparts. But that might change now, since the new progressive web apps (short: PWAs) make the promise of being better web apps and feeling like native apps. So, what are PWAs? Are they just the latest trend or could they really become a danger to native apps? If that question interests you – read on!
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