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‘The Walking Dead’ Enters VR With a Horde of Upcoming Experiences

<b>The popular series heads to VR with multiple experiences based on the zombie-infested universe.</b> First a stellar comic book series, then a breakout …

Insane VR Headset Lets You Poke Your Friend In The Face

<b>Ambition and confusion come together in this outrageous virtual reality experience.</b>Like any emerging technology still in its infancy, virtual reality …

Google turns Raspberry Pi into a dirt cheap Home competitor

If you've ever wanted to have a conversation with your own tiny home-made computer, then your prayers have just been answered. Raspberry Pi has teamed up with Google, bringing voice integration to the Pi with a clever combination of hardware and software. Packed with the same tech that powers …

Passion drives innovation: AR and VR founders survey reveals new trends

My company, Forward – a human capital solutions company focused on talent acquisition and development for innovation leaders conducted a survey directed to founders of augmented reality and virtual reality technology companies. The purpose, to get a snapshot picture of talent attitudes and trends. …

It’s live, it’s 360, it’s immersive: that’s video today, are you there yet?

I’ve got some bad news for marketers struggling to get to grips with mobile video. The pace of change is about to ratchet up a notch or two. …

RYOT Lab to Produce Augmented and Virtual Reality for Brands – Variety

AOL’s RYOT subsidiary officially unveiled a new group dedicated to branded augmented and virtual reality experiences Tuesday, which aims to push the …

You can enjoy the 17th at Sawgrass in virtual reality during the 2017 Players Championship

The 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass is one of the most exciting holes in golf. And now you don’t have to be in Ponte Vedra Beach to enjoy the party.<p>For the 2017 Players Championship, fans can experience action on the “Island Green” in virtual reality, thanks to PGA Tour Live and Samsung Gear. But those …

Microsoft is bringing mixed reality to the classroom with View Mixed Reality

Microsoft believes that mixed reality isn’t a gimmick, or white elephant technology, but rather something that will have a transformative impact on the classroom.<p>Today, at its Microsoft Education event in New York, it announced View Mixed Reality. This new feature allows an individual to …

Augmented Reality

Researchers can manipulate 3D objects using just a webcam and this little cube

Prototype 3D controller systems could be used for everything from medical diagnostics to gaming<p>Whether it’s a student trying to figure out the human heart or an architect dreaming up plans for a new building, being able to study an object in three dimensions can be incredibly helpful. But a lot of …

Watch Björk Become a Virtual Reality Goddess in Her New “Notget VR” Music Video

You can finally dive inside the world of 'Vulnicura' with Björk herself.<p>Ever since we went behind-the-scenes of Björk's real-time VR music video, fans have been hotly awaiting the online release of the Icelandic artist's interactive virtual reality music experience. Now, you can dive into the …

Carnegie Museum Takes You To 2020 Dystopias in VR

A new VR exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art gives us a glimpse of dystopias in our near future.Styles and Customs of the 2020s, developed by New …

How VR training apps are finally becoming a reality

Virtual Reality garnered plenty of headlines this past year. Most of the coverage – from former President Barack Obama virtually visiting Yosemite National Park to Fox live streaming the Super Bowl – focused on the entertainment possibilities inherent in the technology. But many companies and …

Virtual Reality

Intel VR boss: VR will revolutionize gaming for players and spectators

While there’s plenty of noise about VR in the tech industry, it’s hard to get a handle on how it’s evolving and what it’ll spell for gamers in the years to come.<p>To learn more, I spoke to Frank Soqui, Intel’s GM for virtual reality gaming, about the future of VR and interactive entertainment at this …

The VR industry needs better content, turns to accelerators

The VR industry finds itself positioned this year somewhere in what Gartner’s Hype Cycle refers to as the trough of disillusionment. This is a time where, as it gains momentum, the industry needs to rally together and push its ecosystem to the next stage of market adoption.<p>The established hardware …

Here are the flat-out craziest virtual reality demos we saw at Mobile World Congress

Virtual reality may not be the novelty it once was, but that doesn’t mean the excitement has died down. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, VR …

The 360-Degree Selfie

Seasonal changes to vegetation fascinate Koen Hufkens. So last fall Hufkens, an ecological researcher at Harvard, devised a system to continuously …

Technology and art meet at New York Art Week

The fast pace of technology is bleeding into every aspect of contemporary life, including the artists trying to make sense of the surrounding world. <i>The Verge</i> visited The Armory Show and the NADA art fair during New York Art Week, where both established and emerging artists are experimenting with …

Safe-Space

Here's why Microsoft's holographic genius thinks it can beat Apple and Google to win the next wave of computing

But to Alex Kipman, Microsoft Technical Fellow and chief inventor of Microsoft's pioneering augmented reality headset HoloLens, that's underselling it.<p>Augmented reality and virtual reality technology will have a far bigger impact than smartphones ever did, Kipman told Business Insider in an …

Understanding spatial cognition makes VR better

Hi! I’m Chris, a researcher on the VR team at Shopify with a background in Cognitive Psychology, specifically perception and visual spatial working …

Valve launches SteamVR support for Linux

Valve has been giving Steam users Linux love since 2012, and it's not stopping with VR. The company just launched SteamVR for Linux, letting developers create Linux content for the HTC Vive VR headset, trackers and other hardware. The program is in beta, meaning developers must use an NVIDIA …

Valve Selling SteamVR Tracking Base Stations Directly

Valve has this week announced that it will begin selling SteamVR Tracking base stations directly later this year removing the requirement for a …

Selling

This VR headset wants to help architects design dementia-friendly spaces

It’s about creating safer and more independent living environments from the get-go<p>A lot has been said about how virtual reality can be used in the architecture and real estate industries, whether that’s “bringing” people into exciting new places or enticing them to buy a property. Well, Scottish …

Kids These Days... Are Making VR Games? (Updated)

<i>Update, 4/14/17, 9:30am PT: And now the game is on Viveport. It costs $7.99. For the rest of the day, we'll all be reflecting on what we were doing</i> …

Virtual Reality

Samsung Is Getting Ready to Release a Gear VR Controller

Samsung’s next Gear VR headset may have a wireless controller, if a recent filing with the FCC is any indication. The controller is likely going to …

Virtual Reality

MSI VR One backpack PC review: Backpack to the future - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The MSI VR One makes for a better overall VR experience than a standard desktop or laptop. It's surprisingly light and has enough power to run standard 2D and VR games at high settings. A custom HTC Vive mini-cable is included.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's expensive for such a specialized item, and you …

Virtual Reality

7 New Opportunities Virtual Reality May Create

Certain inventions spawn generations of successive employment for people doing jobs that no one has ever done before. VR may be one.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A bit more than hundred years ago, before the plane was invented, there was simply no such job …

Virtual Reality

See the Ancient World Through Virtual Reality

Have you ever stood in front of historic ruins—the Parthenon, say, or one of Britain’s many ancient castles—and closed your eyes, imagining what the …

6 Predictions for Virtual Reality in 2017

Augmented and virtual reality are going to have a rocky year. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, as the hype for this technology has died down a bit, …

Augmented Reality

Audi Creates VR Sandbox Track You Can Shape And Drive Yourself

<b>Bringing out the big kid in all of us.</b>Remember how much fun you had playing in the sandbox as a kid? With handfuls of toy cars and a wild …