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Samsung promotes independent virtual reality filmmakers

As we saw in the early days of the software and hardware industries, nothing stifles a new platform like major companies squeezing out the little …

Virtual Reality

I Played Minecraft With Microsoft's HoloLens, And It Was Pretty Awesome

When Microsoft said you’d be able to make Minecraft worlds appear in your living room with its new HoloLens headset, perhaps you squealed in glee. Or …

Exploring The 'Universe' In A Video Game

Who doesn't want to play God — to have the feeling of creating new worlds with the push of a button? (Although gods presumably don't need buttons to create worlds.)<p>This is the promise of No Man's Sky, a new game designed by Sean Murray and his team from Hello Studios. The game is to be released on …

Physics

Sundance's experimental New Frontier looks beyond virtual reality

Virtual reality found itself front and center of Utah's wintery celebrity village earlier this year, virtually dominating the conversation around this past Sundance Film Festival. The technology, a burgeoning new medium for artists, game developers, filmmakers, and journalists alike, had reached a …

This Virtual Reality Headset Allows You to Experience What It's Really Like to Be Another Gender

Incredible.<p>In an effort to help people truly understand gender identity, BeAnotherLab created a virtual reality headset that allows two people wearing the machines to swap genders.<p>The Creators Project explains when the people in the experiment synchronize their movements, they are able to see the …