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E3 2017: Hands-On With VR Hand Controller CaptoGlove

Immersive experiences are the foundation of VR’s growth and devs or creators continue to find ways to keep the illusion from being broken as long as …

Lucid VR begins sales of its LucidCam 3D VR camera

Lucid VR has announced the general availability of the LucidCam, its 3D VR camera.<p>The LucidCam captures a 180º field of view, less than the spherical …

Virtual Reality

VRcade: Be the First to Open One in Your Town

Virtual-reality arcades offer a way for entrepreneurs to become early adopters in a tech industry poised for exponential growth.<p>Virtual Reality (VR) is becoming more prevalent in our everyday lives. Companies are implementing VR in their training, warehouses and marketing -- as well as featuring VR …

Virtual Reality

VRDC Q& A: Tilt Brush's Patrick Hackett

Patrick Hackett, co-creator of the VR art application Tilt Brush, will be at VRDC Fall 2017. Here, he explains how he crossed over from Double Fine …

Game Design

HTC's Vive Tracker Has Brought Out The Best In VR Innovation

HTC’s Vive Tracker presents an elegant solution to the VR peripheral problem. Instead of releasing hundreds upon hundreds of different controllers …

Zero-Gsports: ‘Echo Arena’ Open Beta Weekend Starts Now!

Get ready for full-contact esports with full locomotion! <i>Echo Arena</i>’s first open beta weekend starts now and runs through 8:00 pm PT on June 25.<p>Use …

Future Gear VR May Authenticate Head Shapes, Patent Suggests

Samsung recently registered a patent for a new authentication method for the Gear VR. The technique is apparently based on “Head Recognition,” …

Bizarre VR Headset Can Change The Taste Of Food

<b>Takuji Narumi is using strong odors and digital VR overlays to prove your brain isn’t as clever as you think.</b> Filmmaker and food enthusiast Simon …

Food

Judge Calls For End Of ZeniMax/Oculus Legal Battle

One of the biggest stories of 2017 for the VR industry is also one of its longest. The year started out with ZeniMax Media taking Facebook-owned …

YouTube’s New L.A. Studio Will Help Creators Crank Out VR Videos

CANNES, France—YouTube wants to help creators make more VR video, so it’s announcing a new program today at Cannes to arm folks with the equipment …

Virtual Reality

Indigenous artists create virtual-reality vision of a future Canada

Canada’s upcoming sesquicentennial will no doubt prompt plenty of reflection about the past 150 years of this country – a past, whether we choose to acknowledge it or not, that is deeply rooted in the colonization and attempted erasure of Indigenous peoples.<p>A new virtual-reality project launched …

Virtual Reality

The Sci-Fi Guru Who Predicted Google Earth Explains Silicon Valley’s Latest Obsession

“Snow Crash” author Neal Stephenson talks to the Hive about the differences between augmented and virtual reality, how to create a convincing Metaverse, and why social media is driving us insane.<p>Way back in 1992, author <b>Neal Stephenson</b> published his breakthrough novel, <i>Snow Crash,</i> a cyberpunk …

Virtual Reality

YouTube's VR 180 and Daydream cameras bring immersive video to traditional creators

Even if you've never strapped on a virtual reality headset, if you're a heavy YouTube user, you've probably stumbled upon a 360 video on the site and thought: This looks interesting, but very weird and hard to watch in my browser.<p>YouTube has been obviously been paying attention to these kinds of …

Virtual Reality

Summer Lesson has a porn parody now...if you just want to get down to business

Sex education<p>The goal of any technological advancement is to eventually figure out how to use it to watch pornography. VHS, DVD, Blu-ray, and now …

Anime

Virtual, augmented reality developers gravitate to HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Behind games and entertainment, training and education and branded experience were most common use cases for augmented reality (AR), virtual reality …

Virtual Reality

Valve Distributing Knuckles Prototypes To Devs In Limited Quantities

Valve confirmed to UploadVR the company has progressed to sending developers prototypes of its next generation VR hand controllers.<p>This was to be …

The Holo app is a tease of what's to come with AR on the iPhone

Get ready to fill the digital version of your world with lots of weird stuff<p>The most exciting thing about Apple’s recent announcement of iOS 11 at WWDC, to me, was ARKit. The idea that augmented reality is going to be baked into the mobile operating system means all sorts of weird stuff is on the …

Augmented Reality

HTC Drops Vive Price To Take Advantage Of Steam's Summer Sale

Gamers rejoice. Wallets retreat. The Steam Summer sale has arrived! Our list of some of the best deals goes live a bit later today and it’s been …

Steam's Huge Summer Sale Kicks Off With Over 800 VR Game Discounts

It’s that time of the year again. Kids are frolicking at parks during the day, free from the restraints of school life, the sun is shining high in …

Hands-on: IBM Watson Brings Voice Commands to ‘Star Trek: Bridge Crew’

IBM Watson, the artificial intelligence platform designed to understand natural language, today launched support for <i>Star Trek: Bridge Crew (2017)</i> …

Oculus Connect 4 Announced For October

With Facebook’s F8 developer conference featuring more VR by the year, we had wondered if there was still a place for Oculus Connect in the world. …

Super Mario Bros Recreated As Life Size HoloLens Experience

<b>Watch how this mixed reality game for Hololens turns Central Park into a full Mario level.</b><p>What do you get when you combine everyone’s favorite …

Super Mario

Analyst: ARKit will be the basis of ‘iGlass’ smart glasses accessory from Apple

Apple earlier this month unveiled its new ARKit developer platform for building augmented reality applications for iPhone and iPad. Echoing previous reports, UBS analyst Steven Milunovich issued an investor note today in which he claims Apple will release a pair of smart glasses, perhaps called …

Augmented Reality

EVR share price leaps after announcing Microsoft “collaboration”

Shares in UK virtual reality firm EVR leapt by nearly a fifth in morning trading after announcing a global partnership with Microsoft.<p>The Aim-quoted …

PlayStation VR Exclusive Summer Lesson: Alison Snow Trailer Shows American Waifu Simulator in Action

Bandai Namco certainly seems to have evolved the virtual waifu to an art form, and today they released a new trailer and new screenshots of <i>Summer</i> …

PlayStation VR

Android O brings huge improvements for VR

For Google Daydream, software is as important as the hardware.<p>Mobile VR has come a long way since Google Cardboard. And it's one area where a lot of …

Android O

HTC is developing new VR products at different price points and a new Vive headset

HTC is developing new virtual reality products at different price points and a new Vive virtual reality headset.<p>“We’re always developing new …

Virtual Reality

This Flexible Thermoelectric Skin Has Made Me a Believer in Thermal Haptics

Korea-based TEGway is developing ThermoReal, a thermoelectric array which can generate heat and cold with impressively low latency. The flexible …

Virtual Reality

Dungeons & Dragons ‘Dungeon Chess’ Comes to Oculus Rift and Gear VR

<i>Dungeon Chess</i>, described as “the first official <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>-themed Gear VR Game”, is now available on both Samsung’s mobile VR platform and the …

Virtual Reality