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Facebook's Oculus Rooms on Gear VR is good for chat, TV and games

Virtual reality is still searching for a way to pull in the masses, with Facebook aiming to win big by prioritising social networking.<p>The stage for …

It’s called virtual “reality” for a reason

Tim Chang Contributor<p>Tim Chang is a partner at Mayfield who champions entrepreneurs creating companies that leverage new media/tech platforms, populist commerce and digital health.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The Attention Economy And The War Over Measurement<br>• Changing The Rules Of E-Commerce<p>It all …

Will Virtual Reality Help Future-Proof Our Buildings? | Propmodo

Shares 192<p>A few years ago I bought a fixer-upper. I had an army of contractors give me professional looking bids for every aspect of the remodel. …

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Still Fired Up From The Women's March? Relive It In Virtual Reality

<i>FOR OPTIMAL 360 VIEWING ON YOUR DESKTOP, USE CHROME. FOR OPTIMAL V-R VIEWING ON YOUR MOBILE DEVICE, GO</i> <i>HERE</i><p>If you need another burst of inspiration to …

Reality Bites: Learning the Future of V.R. at Sundance

Standing in a pink desert landscape, I looked down and realized I’d become a robot, with skinny metal legs and pincers for hands. Without warning or explanation, my hands became cannons and began firing projectiles, which, on further inspection, I saw were small metallic cats. In the sky, a giant …

Anyone can make an app for Google Daydream VR now

Anyone can make a Daydream app now<p>As of this week, anyone can publish an app for Google’s Daydream VR platform, which had previously been limited to a select group of partners. As Google’s developer site notes, anyone can make and submit a Daydream app through the Play Store, similar to any other …

Why VR might be the next weapon in the war on dementia

Here's a truism for you: dementia is a god-awful thing. A savage and remorseless condition, it strips away a lifetime of accumulated experience and …

Can Virtual Reality Fight Fake News?

Meet the all-female VR news crew braving tear gas to find out.<p>On the eve of the Women's March on Washington, the Ryot Girls were hyped. The nine women make up an unlikely team of news ninjas, with past jobs in law, academia, and entertainment. (One of their camerawomen was on the beloved ABC Family …

How Silicon Valley Is Trying to Solve Virtual Reality's Biggest Problems

Technology companies and futurists have long argued that virtual reality, or VR, will give rise to the next generation of personal computing, forever …

Vision vor Augen

Datenbrillen galten schon als Flop. Nun aber drängen sie in die Industrie – und auf die Skipiste<p>Sie war einmal der absolute Hype. 2013 kürte das <i>Time</i> …