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Bethesda Talks 'Fallout 4 VR', New Gameplay Footage Revealed

The <i>Fallout 4 VR</i> hype machine is slowly ramping up to full speed, as the company today released a talk with the game’s Lead Producer Andrew Scharf …

Virtual Reality

Bechtel Partners with ITI to Expand VR Crane Training Capabilities

Bechtel, the global construction and engineering company, and Industrial Training International (ITI), the training and technical service company …

Virtual Reality

Opera Browser Adds 360 Video Player for VR Headsets, Plans Full WebVR Support

For OpenVR-compatible headsets like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, watching streaming 360 video from from your browser is now as simple as clicking a …

Virtual Reality

Viveport Gives Developers 100% of Revenue Earned Over The Holidays

At this year’s Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC), HTC announced a number of changes to Viveport to celebrate the one year anniversary of …

Virtual Reality

HTC Leads $4M Series A Investment in Social VR Platform 'VRChat'

<i>VRChat</i>, one of the earliest social VR apps, announced that they’ve completed a $4 million Series A investment round lead by HTC’s Vive group. Joining …

Virtual Reality

Intel Scraps Plans to Launch Project Alloy Reference Headset, Pursuing Other VR R&D

Intel is scrapping plans to launch the Project Alloy headset as an open reference design, citing lack of partner interest.<p>Intel revealed Project …

Virtual Reality

Shot on Lytro’s Light-field Camera, ‘Hallelujah’ Is a Stunning Mix of Volumetric Film and Audio

<i>Hallelujah</i> is a new experience by VR film studio Within that’s captured using Lytro’s latest Immerge light-field camera which captures volumetric …

Augmented Reality

'Facebook Spaces' Gets Major Functionality Boost Now With PC Desktop Sharing

Facebook

Oculus Details New Functionality in Audio SDK – Near-field 3D Audio and Volumetric Sound Sources

In a new series of articles on the official Oculus Developer Blog, the company is offering an overview of additions to the Oculus Audio SDK, …

Virtual Reality

2013-era Crowdfunded VR Puzzle-Adventure 'XING: The Land Beyond' Finally Launches Today

<i>XING: The Land Beyond (2017),</i> a puzzle-adventure <i></i>from White Lotus Interactive, is set to ship today—a good 4 years after they initially launched their …

Oculus Rift

HTC Partners to Stream VR Games to Vive in China, Cutting VR-Ready PCs Out of the Equation

Oculus and HTC have already reduced the prices of their respective headsets, with the Oculus Rift now selling for $500 and HTC Vive for $600. While …

Virtual Reality

8 Cool AR Apps to Try Now That Apple iOS 11 is Here

Apple’s newest iteration of the iOS mobile operating system is here, and with it comes the ability to turn your iOS 11 compatible device into an …

IOS 11

Intel Proof of Concept Shows SteamVR Game Streaming to Smartphone Over WiFi

Intel is exploring an interesting approach to making VR less expensive and more accessible. The company’s so-called ‘Portal Ridge’ system streams …

Virtual Reality

HTC Selling Vive + GTX 1070 Founders Edition Bundle for $999

Following the HTC Vive’s recent price cut from $799 to $599, HTC is now offering a bundle of Vive hardware and an Nvidia GTX 1070 Founders Edition …

Virtual Reality

'OpenVR Recorder' is a Powerful Tool for Capturing Tracking and Input Data

Jasper Brekelmans, a Netherlands-based 3D tech artist, has recently released a motion capture tool offering an easy way to record OpenVR tracking …

Virtual Reality

HTC Halts Stock Trading as Rumors of Sale Swirl

According to the Taiwan Stock Exchange, HTC will halt trading of its stock as of September 21st, pending an unknown announcement from the company, …

Stock Markets

Behind the Scenes of Felix & Paul’s Emmy-winning White House VR Documentary

The White House VR documentary <i>People’s House</i> by Felix & Paul Studios won a Emmy for the outstanding original interactive, and I had a chance to talk …

Virtual Reality

Preview: 'The Gallery: Heart of the Emberstone' - The Long-awaited Sequel is Almost Here

The sequel to Cloudhead Games’ early room-scale VR hit, <i>The Gallery: Episode 1 – Call of the Starseed (2016),</i> is nearly here. We got our hands on a …

Virtual Reality

Enthusiast Hacks Together Headset & 3D Game for the 34 Year Old Commodore 64

The Commodore 64—a renowned 8-bit home computer system that debuted in 1983—may be approaching antique status at 34 years old, but one enthusiast has …

Virtual Reality

Is Body Image from Perception or Attitude? – Studying Anorexia with VR Self-avatars

Do patients with anorexia nervosa suffer from body image distortion due to how they perceive their body or is it due to attitudinal beliefs? Betty …

Virtual Reality

‘Driver4VR’ Emulates Vive Trackers With Kinect for Cheap VR Body Tracking

A new SteamVR mod from the developer behind WalkinVR now allows body tracking by emulating Vive Trackers via Kinect’s motion sensing data, enabling …

Kinect

Sony is Bringing PS2 Classics 'Gungrave' & 'Zone of the Enders' to PSVR, Teaser Trailers Here

<i>Tokyo Game Show</i> (TGS) is upon us, and Sony has today shown off some a few brand new teaser trailers at its PlayStation keynote. Among them were two …

Virtual Reality

Apple iOS 11 Rolls Out Today, Augmented Reality Apps Now Showing Up on App Store

Apple is rolling out iOS 11 today, its mobile operating system that’s compatible with “hundreds of millions of devices” including iPhones going back …

Augmented Reality

Crytek Adds HTC Vive & Oculus Touch Support to 'Robinson: The Journey'

Originally launched in November last year as a PSVR exclusive, Crytek’s <i>Robinson: The Journey (2016)</i> made its way early this year to Oculus Rift via …

Virtual Reality

China's Largest Messaging App 'WeChat' is Creating its Own AR Platform

WeChat, known in China as the app that offers everything from messaging to a ubiquitous payment service, is getting its own augmented reality …

Augmented Reality

Sci-fi Survival-Adventure 'The Solus Project' Launches Today on PSVR

<i>The Solus Project (2016)</i> is a sci-fi adventure-survival game from Grip Game and Hourences. Once only available for traditional monitors and PC VR …

Virtual Reality

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Now Available, Offering Close Competition with NVIDIA GTX 1080

AMD’s Radeon RX Vega 64 is finally out after the long wait, promising to offer stiff competition with what’s become the new standard for high-end VR, …

Virtual Reality

This Company is Building an AR Version of 'Minecraft' for iOS and Android

South African startup <i>Speak Geek?</i> recently teased an update to their project that aims to replicate the official Microsoft version of <i>Minecraft</i> for …

Augmented Reality

Review: 'The Gallery: Call of the Starseed' - A Short But Sweet Cinematic Adventure That Still Holds Up

<i>The Gallery: Call of the Starseed (2016)</i> is a first-person adventure from Cloudhead Games that’s unashamedly a ‘first’ in many categories. As a Vive …

Virtual Reality

Multiuser VR Sculpting & Paint Tool 'MasterpieceVR' Now Available on Vive & Rift

<i>MasterpieceVR</i> is a 3D creation tool that’s looking to get an edge on the competition by offering something no other volumetric art program has so …

Virtual Reality