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HTC Confirms Vive Tracker and Deluxe Audio Strap Prices and Pre-order Dates

HTC announced the new accessories, the Vive Tracker and Deluxe Audio Strap, back at CES 2017 earlier this year but didn’t provide pricing or release …

Virtual Reality

Official: Sony Sold Nearly 1 Million PlayStation VR Headsets in 4.5 Months, Despite Limited Stock

Sony is the first of the big three tethered VR headset makers to drop official PSVR sales figures: 915,000 PlayStation VR headsets sold as of …

Virtual Reality

Facebook

Kung Pao Cauliflower<p>Prep Time: 30 minutes<p>Cook Time: 10 minutes<p>Serve: 2<p>Kung Pao Cauliflower, vegan cauliflower stir-fry recipe with Chinese Kung Pao …

Under political pressure, Kuwait cancels major event at Four Seasons, switches to Trump’s D.C.

Under political pressure, Kuwait cancels major event at Four Seasons, switches to Trump’s D.C. hotelAfter Election Day, everything changed.From left …

Liberal POV

Samsung Announces New Gear VR with Touch Sensing Controllers Included

Today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung announced the brand-new Gear VR with Controller, with 70 titles coming soon. The controller is …

Virtual Reality

North Korean Interiors are AU TOP!

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Unity's Head of VR & AR, Tony Parisi

Everyone in the VR industry can envision a world in the next 10 years that’s radically changed by virtual reality. From healthcare, education, …

Watch: How 'Star Wars: Rogue One' Used Steam VR Tracking to Shoot VFX Shots

It’s emerged that last year’s <i>Star Wars: Rogue One</i>, used existing virtual reality technology – specifically the HTC Vive and Steam VR – to allow the …

Virtual Reality

Hardlight VR $499 Haptic Suit Kickstarter Passes $80k Target

Hardlight VR is a new haptic suit from Nullspace VR that launched its Kickstarter last week. It’s already set to pass its original goal and the team …

Virtual Reality

Watch: Tobii Tease Unnervingly Effective Vive Eye-Tracked VR Demo Ahead of GDC

This short but ingenious video snippet from eye-tracking specialists Tobii was built to tease a social VR demo they’ve been working on for GDC next …

Using VR as a Tool to Cultivate Compassion with Condition One

Danfung Dennis of Condition One has an ambitious vision for the potential of virtual reality, and it’s one of the most radical ones that I’ve come …

Virtual Reality

ARM and SMI to Showcase New Mobile VR Eye-Tracking Demo at GDC

ARM Holdings and Sensormotoric Instruments (SMI) are teaming up at GDC to showcase the potential of powerful mobile GPUs, eye-tracking and foveated …

SteamVR Tracking HDK Now Available for Anyone to Buy

Valve is increasingly opening its SteamVR Tracking technology—that which powers the HTC Vive’s room-scale tracking—to the world. The royalty-free …

Qualcomm & Road to VR Industry Mixer Kicks Off GDC 2017 Next Week – Road to VR

Qualcomm and Road to VR are teaming up to kick off next week’s GDC 2017 with a gathering of VR and AR industry insiders.<p>If you’re attending GDC 2017, …

Virtual Reality

'Bigscreen' Social VR Desktop App Raises $3 Million Seed Investment Led VC Firm Andreessen Horowitz

Bigscreen Inc, the company behind the social VR desktop app, <i>Bigscreen</i>, last year told us they’d raised a seed round from “Tier 1” VC firms. Today the …

Virtual Reality

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Epic Games' Technical Director of VR & AR, Nick Whiting

Everyone in the VR industry can envision a world in the next 10 years that’s radically changed by virtual reality. From healthcare, education, …

Samsung and Six Flags Re-up Collaboration with New VR Coasters Combining ‘Mixed Reality’ and ‘Complex Gameplay’

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation—which runs theme park properties across the americas—and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. recently launched a …

Virtual Reality

ZeniMax Seeks Injunction to Halt Oculus' Use Rift & Gear VR SDK and More

Following a prominent lawsuit between ZeniMax and Facebook/Oculus which resulted in a $500 million award to ZeniMax, the company is now seeking an …

Valve Launches Free Steam Audio SDK Beta to Give VR Apps Immersive 3D Sound

Valve today announced the Steam Audio SDK, a spatial audio plugin that the company says is made is designed to “enhance all interactive products, …

Samsung's In-House Incubator to Showcase New VR/AR Experiments at MWC

Although the Samsung Galaxy S8 may not make its big entrance at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona next week, the company will however be …

Report: House measure forcing release of info on Trump conflicts likely to die in committee

A Democrat-backed House resolution that would direct the Justice Department to release information about President Trump’s conflicts of interest and …

Government

AR Specialist Zappar Nets $3.75m in Funding, Aims to "Democratize Augmented Reality"

Zappar, a London-based developer in the Augmented Reality space, is announcing the closing of its Series A funding round. The $3.75m investment will …

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Samsung's VP of Immersive Products & VR, Nick DiCarlo

Everyone in the VR industry can envision a world in the next 10 years that’s radically changed by virtual reality. From healthcare, education, …

Virtual Reality

YouTube Spaces Studio Explores the Basics of Mixed Reality Video Capture

Prolific YouTuber Tom Scott recently visited the Mixed Reality Lab at the YouTube Space studio in New York in order to showcase mixed reality …

Virtual Reality

'Tilt Brush' Deep Dive + Unanswered Questions about VR Privacy & Google

<i>Tilt Brush</i> is Google’s first VR app to launch on the Oculus Rift, and I had a chance to catch up with <i>Tilt Brush</i> product manager Elisabeth Morant. We …

Virtual Reality

Arizona Senate votes to seize assets of those who plan, participate in protests

Claiming people are being paid to riot, Republican state senators voted Wednesday to give police new power to arrest anyone who is involved in a …

Government

Closeup: Next-generation SteamVR Tracking Base Station is "Better in every way"

As evident by the decision to begin selling SteamVR Tracking base stations directly later this year, Valve aims to continue driving development of …

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Oculus' Head of Content, Jason Rubin

Everyone in the VR industry can envision a world in the next 10 years that’s radically changed by virtual reality. From healthcare, education, …

Gear VR Shooter 'Drop Dead' Coming to Rift With Touch Support and Graphics Overhaul

One of Gear VR’s most polished shooters is making the leap to the Oculus Rift with full support for Touch and a graphical overhaul.<p>Developed by Pixel …

Generative design software will give designers "superpowers"

Generative design tools that produce optimum forms for products and buildings without human intervention are set to transform both the physical world …