Man Creating Oculus Rift for Chickens

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Virtual reality for chickens. Let’s call it Oclucklus Rift

The Second Livestock project aims to develop a virtual reality headset for chickens, giving the farm birds a feeling of living free range to improve their mental well-being. The virtual experience will let chickens explore digital environments outside of their cage, while motion tracking will allow them to peck for bugs.

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“There’s waving grass, a few trees and some artificial intelligence chickens wandering around as well,” says Austin Stewart, creator of the project. Read more…

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