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When VR isn’t VR

A lot of virtual reality (VR) content on the Internet is in fact not VR. YouTube the biggest source of free VR videos currently does not support VR content. However, YouTube says they are working on it and they do currently support headsets. Many VR applications are not VR at all, meaning your headset is just a monitor. Many VR content on the Internet is flat head tracking or stereoscopic 3D.

In order for VR to be true VR, the content has to meet two requirements. First head tracking, VR has to have some ability to look around. The second requirement is side-by-side (SBS) 3D also known as stereoscopic 3D. Having both head tracking and stereoscopic 3D is what makes VR an immersive experience.


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Northwestel’s Internet Usage Tool Still Questionable

*November 28, 2011
See [Northwestel’s Internet Usage Tool Still Inaccurate]

Although I haven’t done any formal tests cause of the difficulty to maintain the strict and limited test conditions for data accuracy, I have started rechecking my own usage.

My informal checks have shown a growing concern over Northwestel’s current data tracking. I was ensured by Northwestel that they will fix the problems I have reported before and for a short time it seemed that they have been fixed till a month ago when tool started becoming unstable.


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Northwestel Quietly Updates Internet Services

Northwestel quietly makes services changes to their Internet service plans for 2011.

Internet service plan updates include a new high speed cable Internet plan and a upload speed increase for ADSL Classic.


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Broadband Canada Announces Est 169,000 Households

Government organization Broadband Canada announces first projects for bringing new high speed broadband access to rural areas around Canada.

52 projects, in nine provinces and territories across Canada, will bring broadband Internet access to an estimated 169 000 households.


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