Virtual Worlds Enlist as Military Operations Simulators

Size0-army_mil-38704-2009-05-29-160552 A few weeks ago, Pixels and Policy took a look at how virtual worlds might be helping the U.S. Army look for promising new recruits.

Today we take a look at the policy applications of a defense-themed virtual program.

The University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies has interesting ideas on the future uses of virtual worlds in combat. Find out just what the military has in store for the Metaverse.

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The U.S. Army Embarks on Virtual Worlds for Amputees

Avess_02_small Yesterday we discussed how virtual worlds are expanding our perceptions of body modification and increasing understanding about injuries that result in amputation.

Mental perceptions may be evolving, but what about ensuring access to virtual worlds for those with disabilities?

Pixels and Policy looks at the growing trend in developing an amputee-friendly Metaverse, and the role new "accessible worlds" will play in improving the lives of amputees.

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