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5 problems virtual reality needs to solve to go mainstream

There's a lot about virtual reality and VR gear that gets us excited - the chance to explore vast alien worlds from the comfort of our couches, the …

Virtual Reality

DIY Citadel Raspberry Pi Email Server

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for a new project to keep them busy over the weekend may be interested in this great project that uses a Raspberry …

Raspberry Pi

20 tutorials to help you use VR in your design work

Whatever area of design you work in, you’ll probably have to start getting your head around VR soon, if you haven’t already.<p>From VR apps and websites …

‘We’re running with scissors’: Why some experts worry about VR dangers

Virtual gaslighting, augmented torture<p>What if virtual reality wasn’t just a new way to play games or watch movies? What if the technology wasn’t just creating new methods of communication, of medical treatment, of military training?<p>What if virtual reality was used in the pursuit of mayhem?<p>Much has …

Virtual Reality

This VR glove looks like the armoured hand of Sauron, but actually lets you "feel" virtual objects

♫ Let's get physical ♫<p>VR hasn't even come close to mastering its visual illusions yet – but already some corners of the industry are settings sights …

The 5 Virtual Reality Films You Should Experience Right Now

As Virtual Reality is making its bid to become more mainstream, an ever-growing number of experiences are being created. They range in length, …

Virtual Reality

WATCH: Trailer For The Professor's VR Video Game

The Professor and Mountain Dew have teamed up for the first-ever virtual reality video game to feature live action elements. The Professor kicks the …

Virtual Reality

Experts set to meet with fed government about need for VR ethics, more research

“VR sucks right now, but it’s not going to in 10 years.”<p>Virtual worlds are coming for humanity and a group of researchers and technologists wants to make sure we’re ready when they arrive.<p>Next week, three top researchers in virtual reality, augmented reality and body computing are having an …

Quark VR releases video teaser for wireless HTC Vive kit

Quark VR has released a video teaser showcasing its prototype for a wireless HTC Vive virtual reality headset. The short clip shows the company’s …

Virtual Reality

This $150 Console Gave Me Every Nintendo Game I've Ever Owned in 4K

I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t obsessed with retro video games. That’s one of the reasons I was so excited about the NES Classic Edition; it’s …

Retrogaming

What I’ve Learned From Tinkering With the Raspberry Pi for Five Years

Today is Pi Day and what better way to celebrate everyone’s favorite mathematical constant than by taking a look back at everyone’s favorite $35 …

Raspberry Pi

The future of social-justice activism and mass-incarceration reform is in VR

The International Data Corporation estimates that the augmented- and virtual-reality market, valued at $5.2 billion in 2016, will grow to $162 billion by 2020. Just in the past year, VR found new applications in professional training, commerce, patient recovery, and childbirth.<p>But a whole new area …

3 fabulous pies for Pi Day

What began as a geeky way to acknowledge the ratio between a circle’s circumference and diameter has turned into a bona fide celebration of all …

I rode an 8K "VR" rollercoaster and it was beautifully awkward

We’ve seen some VR experiences here at SXSW that <i>will</i> make you sick, but there was one which took you on a nice trip instead. The 8K VR ride was more like a pleasant stroll through Tokyo — albeit with a lot of wind in your hair.<p>What is it?<p>The ride uses 8K, an absurdly large resolution you’re not …

Virtual Reality

Merge Labs Is Giving Away HoloCube Developer Kits

Merge Labs announced the HoloCube augmented reality interactive device at CES in January. The company expects to have the product on the market this …

8 Delicious, Portable Hand Pies for Pi Day

What's better than a slice of pie? Individual-sized hand pies you can eat on the go! Celebrate Pi Day with these eight excellent recipes.<p>1 of …

Pie

How Going to Virtual Reality University is a Smart Career Move

Universities begin to cater to the high demand for VR skills.<p>Virtual Reality world-building skills are in high demand, and that trend is only going …

Why 2017 Will Be The Year Of VR ... Really

Virtual reality started 2016 with such promise. The long-awaited release of Oculus Rift was finally happening. Mark Zuckerberg, who added Oculus to …

Will Untethered Headsets Like This One Help Reverse the VR Slump? - MIT Technology Review

It’s difficult to lose yourself in a virtual world if you keep getting tangled up in real-world wires, yet the most powerful VR headsets on the …

Virtual Reality

This startup’s AR headset can hold its own against the HoloLens

Avegant’s new light field tech is promising<p>Avegant, a Silicon Valley startup that sells a pair of headphones equipped with a VR-like portable screen, is breaking into augmented reality. The company today announced that it’s developed a new type of headset technology powered by a so-called light …

Augmented Reality

Jon Favreau Leaps into Virtual Reality - MIT Technology Review

Jon Favreau is the rare traditional filmmaker to push into virtual reality. After becoming one of the most successful directors in Hollywood with <i>Elf</i> …

Virtual Reality

VR problems now just regular problems

In years past at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, VR has been the thing of secret behind-closed-doors demos, and long lines for the …

Virtual Reality

VR, AR, and MR: Designing the new reality experience

Change is the only thing that stays the same. In the world of user experience design, this is especially true. How can we, as practitioners, keep …

Research

Apple reportedly has a huge team working on VR and AR headsets

Today, Apple is known most for selling iPhones, iPads and Macs. But in the future, it could be known for selling cars and headsets for virtual …