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5 realistic VR experiences that tricked our senses, from flying dinosaurs to walking on the moon

Virtual reality is becoming increasingly realistic, and we've tried out some cutting edge VR tech. Here are our favourite VR experiences so far:<p><b>The Slide Experience at The View from The Shard:</b> This experience sees you strapped into a moving chair as you travel down an imaginary slide at 100 mph. …

Virtual Reality

Asus Windows Mixed Reality Headset Review: Nice, But High-Priced

The Asus Windows Mixed Reality HMD is a nice headset with much to like. But its current price is too high considering the ample competition.

Virtual Reality

My girlfriend and I fought zombies inside a local movie theater — and it could be the future of VR

There are a number of virtual-reality systems you use inside your house, but increasingly, many experts in the industry believe that VR may first find its footing in elaborate arcade experiences.<p>VR arcades let people try cutting-edge technologies without spending money on a pricey headset, and the …

Virtual Reality

Qualcomm aims to spark virtual reality market with its first stand-alone AR/VR chip

By having a dedicated virtual/augmented reality chip, Qualcomm hopes to be able to drive a better experience for untethered AR/VR devices — with …

Virtual Reality

PSVR's 'Ghost Giant' turns the world into your sandbox

VR is great at providing new perspectives for seemingly familiar experiences, and PlayStation VR's latest game is a textbook example of that. Zoink Games (the creators of the beautiful and inventive <i>Fe</i>) has unveiled <i>Ghost Giant</i>, which uses VR to turn you into an all-powerful companion for the lonely …

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Stormland is a new open world Oculus Rift game that will let you explore freely in VR

Think The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild meets WALL-E<p>Oculus Studios and Insomniac Games are teaming up to deliver what may prove to be the biggest, most expansive virtual reality game yet. The new title, announced today and called <i>Stormland</i>, is an open-world game that puts players physically in …

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China’s Oculus Go Variant Sells Out in Minutes, 50,000+ Await More Stock

The Chinese variant of the Oculus Go, sold by Xiaomi as the ‘Mi VR Standalone’, appears to be seeing strong launch demand, with the headset quickly …

Virtual Reality

Hands On With Plex's New VR Theater - ExtremeTech

Hands On With Plex’s New VR Theater<p>By on June 1, 2018 at 1:09 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of …

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Clever new method solves VR’s ‘infinite walking’ problem by tricking your brain

One of the ways that virtual reality could be made even more immersive is if users were able to fully explore enormous virtual worlds by physically …

Virtual Reality

News: Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 Will Power New Augmented Reality Headsets from Meta & Vuzix

Confirming a previous report from last week, Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon X1 platform designed for augmented and virtual reality devices during …

Augmented Reality

LG Develops AI to Combat Virtual Reality Nausea - ExtremeTech

By on May 30, 2018 at 10:09 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Ever since VR technology began …

Virtual Reality

Oculus Venues tries to cram the stadium experience into a VR headset

For the past couple of years now, Oculus and parent-company Facebook have been really pushing the concept of social VR. Oculus debuted Parties, a built-in voice chat app, and Rooms, a virtual hangout space, back in 2016, while Facebook launched its own social VR solution in the form of Facebook …

Virtual Reality

VR Worlds Where You Can Actually Walk Around Are on the Way

Goodbye, room-limited HTC Vive games!<p>Ready to go on an infinite journey through virtual reality? Researchers at Stony Brook University, working with …

Virtual Reality

Eye-tracking tech tricks VR players into infinite walking – in circles

Virtual reality is great at immersing us in gigantic worlds that seem to go on forever – until you take three steps and bump into the living room …

Virtual Reality

VR Video & Broadcast Platform ‘NextVR’ Finally Comes to Vive, Coming Soon to Rift

NextVR, a company specializing in live VR broadcasting of sports and entertainment content, have finally launched their app for the Vive via Viveport …

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Experience the best in Virtual Reality storytelling directly on your computer, smart phone, or VR headset.

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Holograms, campfire horror stories, and OK Go: the best VR and AR from the Tribeca Film Festival

Virtual reality hasn’t changed the world the way its creators hoped — at least, not yet. But it’s gotten a lot of traction in a slightly unexpected place: film festivals. At last month’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, curators featured nearly three dozen virtual and augmented reality …

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Oculus Debuts 5K × 5K Mobile VR Playback in ‘Henry’, Now Available on Go & Gear VR

John Carmack, Oculus’ CTO, has revealed work on a new VR video playback technology which he says is coming to Oculus Go and newer Gear VR phones. To …

Mobile VR

Google and LG Display have made the highest resolution VR screen yet

Google and LG Display have joined forces to design the clearest OLED display to date. The 4.3-inch screen, which Google recently revealed at Display Week, is designed to push the boundaries of VR image quality with an incredible 1,443 ppi resolution. For comparison, Japan Display Inc unveiled its …

Virtual Reality

‘Firewall Zero Hour’ Aims to Bring ‘Rainbow Six’ Shooting to VR – Variety

First Contact Entertainment had one goal when developing “Firewall Zero Hour” for the PlayStation VR: To make a fun, multiplayer first-person shooter …

Virtual Reality

Google and LG just built the key to lifelike VR

Mobile VR is about to get a big kick in the rear end from Google and LG. They’ve created a 4.3-inch display that packs in 1,443 pixels per inch with …

Star Wars virtual reality at The Void in Disney World and Disneyland

You don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away to have your very own <i>Star Wars</i> adventure. You only have to head to Downtown Disney at the Disneyland Resort in California or to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World in Florida.<p>With Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge lands scheduled to open in 2019 at Disneyland …

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Google, LG unveil ‘world’s highest-res’ OLED display for mobile AR & VR w/ 3x PPI of Rift/Vive

Announced as a “secret project” last year, Google today unveiled a high-resolution OLED display that more than triples the pixels per inch (PPI) count of current consumer headsets from HTC and Oculus. Created in partnership with LG, this screen has a 1443 PPI, wide field-of-view, and is optimized …

Virtual Reality

VR Advisors Are Already Here

May 21, 2018 2:07 p.m. ET<p>Is the world ready for virtual-reality advisors? Perhaps not just yet, but Fidelity Investments has already created one in …

Japan Display built a 1,001-ppi screen for VR headsets

Japan Display (JDI) has unveiled plans for high resolution LCD screens that could substantially improve the displays found in current VR headsets. JDI -- a joint enterprise made up of Sony, Toshiba and Hitachi -- says it's developing a 3.25-inch 1,001 ppi (pixels per inch) LCD, which will also …

Review: HTC Vive Pro

The first time I wore the HTC Vive, it was like putting on a century-old metal diving suit. It was a heavy, hideous-looking 3D-printed early unit …

Google launches Tour Creator to make VR experiences from photos and Street View

Creating VR experiences typically requires at least some coding experience, a barrier that Google hopes to eliminate with today’s release of Tour Creator. The new web-based tool is designed to help “students, teachers, and anyone with a story to tell … produce professional-level VR content without …

Google Cardboard

How long in VR is too long?

Spending your time in VR is just as rewarding as it is fun. From fighting space pirates in a galaxy far, far away to binge-watching Netflix, you need …

WATCH: Obsessed with virtual reality? This theatre will take you into a magical world

A spherical projection theatre located in Gwangju National Science Museum, South Korea, exposes its visitors to a 'no-headset, no-glasses' …

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This is how much VR has progressed in only a few years

<b>Todays VR is becoming practical and usable in ways never seen before now. Rakesh Malik takes a look at the current state of VR and 360 technology,</b> …