But it's still a very early concept. Microsoft has been pushing the idea of mixed reality -- combining virtual and augmented reality -- for years now. But today at Oculus Connect 5, Facebook showed off
Back in June of 2016, it was revealed that Google was working on a way to make virtual reality accessible from every web browser, dubbed WebVR. Then, with the release of Chrome 56 Beta, Google started
The term Augmented Reality has come into the forefront for consumers of late thanks to the release of the red-hot Augmented Reality game Pokemon Go. Pokemon Go allows users to walk through their neighborhoods
Pinchas Gutter survived a Nazi death camp – and now his story will live on through a hologram that can answer your questions Pinchas Gutter goes out of his way to find me biscuits. In a sun-baked living
Even though Magic Leap, the secretive virtual reality company, has raised millions of dollars from just about every tech giant and is valued at over $4.5 billion, almost no one has seen what its technology
VR is all the hype in 2016. We have plenty of players on board, and Google has announced Daydream, which is a much improved successor to Cardboard. It seems the true VR wars are nearing and you can bet
The Netherlands is already known as an innovation hub. Indeed, this past April the European Commission awarded the European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) to Amsterdam. The country has built an outstanding
Google is bringing VR to Android in a big way with Daydream, which gives developers and manufacturers tools to build great hardware and software. It’s a step ahead of Apple, but that lead may be short-lived.
“We are entering a new era of space exploration, one in which we all get to go.” A normal commute for most people involves crawling through traffic or crowding onto buses and subway cars. But for researchers
“It just works.” These three words stood smugly behind Steve Jobs at many press conferences during his second stint at Apple. It represented his desire for Apple to create simple, easy-to-understand products.
When you’re getting into the blooming virtual reality market, you need strong partners. Few could be better than Epic Games, the developer behind the powerful game-making tool Unreal Engine 4 and decades
The Google Cardboard headset has been interesting. Because it’s so simple and inexpensive, a whole lot of people have tried out virtual reality (VR) with it. But it doesn’t give you much control, so experiences
As with any major announcement from Google, Daydream’s May 18 reveal came with its fair share of hyperbole and hubris. “Hundreds of millions of users” will have Daydream-enabled phones in a couple of claimed
This week’s top stories [Google I/O Edition]: Android N Preview 3, Daydream, Play Store on Chrome, Assistant, apps & more
In this week’s top stories we round up all of our coverage from Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference where it also took the wraps off a number of upcoming hardware and software products.
And do we want it to? When Google revealed that it was rebuilding YouTube for its new Daydream virtual reality initiative, I began wondering what would happen to one of the platform's notorious weak spots:
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies may get a lot of love from venture capitalists and the tech community, but most people still don’t know what they are. All they have to go is
It all started with a piece of cardboard. In 2014, Google introduced Cardboard. It was literally just a cut-out piece of cardboard outfitted with Velcro strips, a pair of lenses and magnets. Insert your