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57 Innovative Simulations

From Fake Jail Cells to Skydiving Simulations

— May 9, 2009 — Tech
With so many innovative simulations, who needs reality? That seems to be the scary question some people feel younger generations might begin asking as they grow up being totally immersed with technology, specially with video games that recreate reality in the comfort of their own homes.

This cluster highlights some of the most innovative simulations featured on Trend Hunter, from virtual reality caves to skydiving elevators. We've even seen girlfriend simulators and simulated out of body experiences.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
53
Fake TVs
Fake TVs
Simulated Lighting Deters Thieves
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52
Simulated Crashes
Simulated Crashes
Hudson River Plane Landing Recreated By Computer Animation
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51
Amazing Cosmic Simulations
Amazing Cosmic Simulations
Astronomy Videos from The New Scientist
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50
Computer Simulations for Disaster Relief
Computer Simulations for Disaster Relief
Google Earth Pro To Help Save Lives and Plan Evacuations
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49
Breathing Earth
Breathing Earth
Visual Simulation of Global Change
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48
Hurricane Weather Simulator
Hurricane Weather Simulator
Disney's New StormStruck Exhibit
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47
Walking on Water Simulations
Walking on Water Simulations
Arcstream AV Living Image
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46
3-D Virtual Reality
3-D Virtual Reality
The Third Eye
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45
Product Simulation Game
Product Simulation Game
Chevrolet Prisma Test Life
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44
Simulating Censorship For Awareness
Simulating Censorship For Awareness
‘China Channel' Firefox Add-on
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43
3D Medical Simulators
3D Medical Simulators
PerioSim for Dental Students
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42
Sun Energy Simulation
Sun Energy Simulation
The World's Largest Laser Will Be Ready to Ignite in 2010
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41
Robots that Pee
Robots that Pee
METI Human Patient Simulator
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40
Virtual Reality Drugs
Virtual Reality Drugs
A Digital Escape by frogDesign
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39
Virtual Reality RC Cars
Virtual Reality RC Cars
The VTS Camera Car
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38
Photographing Fabricated Spaces
Photographing Fabricated Spaces
'Simulating Iraq' by Claire Beckett
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37
Jail Simulation Mirrors
Jail Simulation Mirrors
Rikkis Taxi & Shuttle Service Shows Effects of Drinking and Driving
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36
Mobile Golf Simulator
Mobile Golf Simulator
Dutch Golf On Tour
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35
Virtual Reality Caves
Virtual Reality Caves
EON Reality’s Immersive iCube 3D Room Lets You Share Your Vision
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34
Air Disaster Simulators
Air Disaster Simulators
Richard Moose's Airside Photo-Documentary Is Frighteningly Fascinati
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33
Virtual Surfing in Hotels
Virtual Surfing in Hotels
Sheraton Waikiki Sunami Surf Simulator
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32
Simulated Out-Of-Body Experience
Simulated Out-Of-Body Experience
Near-Death Recreations
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31
Flower Simulators
Flower Simulators
Instant Blossom from a Card
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30
Virtual Reality Games for Pain Treatment
Virtual Reality Games for Pain Treatment
Army Burn Victims Report Less Pain While Playing
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29
Virtual Reality Aquariums
Virtual Reality Aquariums
Canon Gives “Swimming With the Fishes” A New Meaning
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28
Street Style Video Games
Street Style Video Games
Pop Cutie! Street Fashion Simulation
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27
Wii + Second Life = Real Life Simulator
Wii + Second Life = Real Life Simulator
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26
Fauxval Offices
Fauxval Offices
Ikea's Guerrilla Oval Office in a Simulated White House at Union Station
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25
Schizophrenia Simulations
Schizophrenia Simulations
Officers Trained With Virtual Hallucinations
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24
Home Made $230,000 Boeing 747 Flight Simulator
Home Made $230,000 Boeing 747 Flight Simulator
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23
Colour Blindness Simulators
Colour Blindness Simulators
Tool Lets You Decolour Your World
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22
Wannabe Rockstar Games
Wannabe Rockstar Games
'Rock Band' Lets You Live the Rock Life Without Rehab
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21
Virtual Reality Web Browsing
Virtual Reality Web Browsing
ExitReality 3D Web Browser
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20
Virtual Reality Light Sabers
Virtual Reality Light Sabers
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
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19
Personal Flight Simulator- HotSeat Chassis
Personal Flight Simulator- HotSeat Chassis
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18
Architecture for Gamers
Architecture for Gamers
Sako FlatFlat Store Design Combines Real and Virtual Reality
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17
Skydiving Elevators
Skydiving Elevators
Swiss Skydive Uses Simulation To Get You In The Mood For Jumping
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16
High-Tech Video Glasses
High-Tech Video Glasses
The Vuzix Wrap 920AV Virtual Reality Shades (CES 2009)
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15
Google's Hidden Flight Simulator
Google's Hidden Flight Simulator
Google Earth Goggles
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14
Virtual Horseback Riding Simulators
Virtual Horseback Riding Simulators
Ridemaster Pro
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13
Fake Window
Fake Window
Adjustable Lightup Blinds Simulate Daylight
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12
iMac-Simulating iPhone Stands
iMac-Simulating iPhone Stands
Just Mobile Xtand
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11
In-Home Ski Simulators
In-Home Ski Simulators
Snowless Downhilling in Your Living Room
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10
Superhero Simulation Sweatshirt
Superhero Simulation Sweatshirt
Full-Fall Batman Hoodie Even Has Peep Holes
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9
Simulated Cliff Housing
Simulated Cliff Housing
Space-Saving ‘Mountain Dwellings' Apartments
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8
Simulated Plane Crash
Simulated Plane Crash
Intense Halloween Decorations
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7
Stimulation Package Spoofs
Stimulation Package Spoofs
Blush Lingerie Simulates Economy Crisis Ads
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6
Girlfriend Simulators
Girlfriend Simulators
Accessories For Lonely Men
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5
Backyard Waterparks
Backyard Waterparks
The Home Water Slide Simulator
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4
Fake Intimacy 2
Fake Intimacy 2
Virtual Love Partner Combines Physical Robot, Virtual Reality
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3
FatWorld Video Game Simulates Getting Fat
FatWorld Video Game Simulates Getting Fat
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2
Click Here To Try Drugs
Click Here To Try Drugs
Online Drug Simulator Shows The Dangers Of Drugs
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1
Fake Intimacy 1
Fake Intimacy 1
Thousands Choose 'Real Dolls' Over Women
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