Google Cardboard

Got some cash burning a hole in your pocket? Here’s the best tech under $20

Twenty bucks might not sound like a whole lot, but you’d be surprised what you can get for such a small sum of money. We live in a world where you …

Best Buy

AR startup Mira bags $1 million for Google Cardboard-like Prism headset

Mira’s Prism headset is a lot like Google Cardboard but for augmented reality, and investors at Greylock Partners think that’s a cool enough idea they led a $1 million funding round in the startup.<p>The funding “will be used to provide more resources to the burgeoning developer community” while …

Startups

Camera Review: Hands-On With the Vuze Virtual Reality Camera

3D is something of the cockroach of the imaging world—it’s extremely resistant to extinction. Several years ago, when the electronics industry …

Cameras

Watch Apple's Live iPhone 8 Event @10am PT, Suspected Augmented Reality Announcements

Today at 10am PDT, Apple is releasing news about upcoming products like the new iPhone 8 and Watch, taking place at the company’s newly debuted Steve …

Augmented Reality

How to optimize VR content for search

<b>Virtual reality (VR) has been the talk of the town for a little while now and its marketing potential is getting difficult to ignore.</b>Whether using it …

Virtual Reality

The Future is Virtually Here

There’s nothing like the real thing. But what if the real thing isn’t accessible or affordable or practical? A virtual version would be the next best …

Virtual Reality

Kids Bike Through Their Own Artwork In This VR Workshop

<b>The immersive learning experience uses VR to let young participants pedal a stationary bike through their drawings and clay figures.</b><p>Remember when …

Virtual Reality

Lenovo Mirage AR Headset Veers Into 'Expensive Gimmick' Territory With 'Star Wars: Jedi Challenges' as Sole Title

Lenovo Mirage AR headset is now available for pre-order at BestBuy.com for $200, which includes a Lightsaber controller, base station, and the star …

Samsung Gear VR

Immersive Technology in Schools Is on the Rise

By Meghan Bogardus CortezVirtual and augmented reality tools bring new experiences to students.

Virtual Reality

The Best 360 Cameras and How to Use Them

Here's how to get started with VR videos from the best 360 cameras to shooting and viewing tips.

Virtual Reality

Sliver.tv raises $9.8 million for esports in VR

Esports VR broadcasting company SLIVER.tv announced it completed series A round equity funding with $9.8 million raised. To date, the company has received $17.5 million. Danhua Capital, Heuristic Capital Partners, and ZP Capital led the round while addition funding came from DCM, Sierra Ventures, …

Venture Capital

Optimising the in-store experience: What we have learned from virtual reality in market research

Market research has been guiding business decisions for decades. The launch of the first UK Virtual Reality research panel offers a different …

Virtual Reality

Why retailers should invest in VR

<i>Virtual Reality (VR) has the potential to shake up the retail industry as we know it. Retailers can create unique and immersive customer experiences</i> …

Virtual Reality

Top 10 Google Expeditions & Cardboard Tips!

<b>1. Get Your Viewer</b><p>Purchase a cardboard online at:<br>> Google: goo.gl/hwYVSr<br>> Amazon: goo.gl/EqaTtC<br>> Web: goo.gl/yZPm7e<p><b>2. Download the Cardboard App</b><p>> …

Great Barrier Reef

You might be able to sort-of see today’s eclipse through Google Cardboard

As great as today’s solar eclipse will be, you need special eye protection in order to properly view the it without doing moderate damage to your retina. There are a few different ways to go about this, but one way to do so — although definitely not ideal — could be with a phone, Google Cardboard, …

Virtual Reality

Kevin's Meandering Mind | Make Panoramic Virtual Reality in Cardboard

Thanks to Richard Byrne, over at Free Tech for Teachers, I began exploring Google Cardboard again, but this time, I used the Google Cardboard Camera …

Virtual Reality

Watching the latest 'It' trailer in VR is guaranteed to terrify you | Trusted Reviews

<b>We’re less than a month away from the release of the ‘It’ remake, and the existing trailers for the film have so far been nothing short of terrifying.</b><p>…

Gear & Gadgets

Milpitas: Virtual reality technology take students to a land far, far away

Milpitas Unified School District classrooms with the aid of virtual reality technology, have become portals for students to experience the Apollo …

Virtual Reality

Crash Course: VR Design for N00bs

We have a tradition at Viget of experimenting with our own ideas, independent of client work. But, honestly, it’s been too long since we built …

Virtual Reality

Transforming retail with augmented reality

Augmented and mixed reality (AR and MR) are being used to revolutionise numerous industries, with the retail sector being no exception. The rise of …

Augmented Reality

Virtual reality business opens doors into new worlds - St. Albert Gazette

A new business is using the power of technology to provide an all-immersive gaming experience.<p>Game OVR, a virtual reality arcade, takes players into …

Virtual Reality

Why VR is Perfect for Destination Marketing

<b>Why VR is Perfect for Destination Marketing</b>Although it’s easy to dismiss VR as another technological fad, the deciding factor in whether a trend …

Virtual Reality

Google added two Samsung Galaxy-class smartphones to its Daydream VR list

Why it matters to you<p>The release of Samsung's latest update should be exciting news for Galaxy S8/S8 Plus smartphone owners and could be a sign that …

Samsung

Samsung puts VR in sights of Galaxy users

<b>Samsung Galaxy Gear VR ($34.45, Amazon.com)</b><p>When the first consumer virtual reality headset powered by the pioneering technology of Oculus became as …

Virtual Reality

The best Android apps of 2017

Top games, apps and services make the cut in WIRED's pick of the best free and paid-for Android apps<p>Subscribe to WIRED<p>WIRED's pick of the best free …

Virtual Reality

News: Ultrasonic Gun Tips Hoverboards and Wobbles VR

LAS VEGAS—As much as we hate to admit it, even the most advanced smartphone or VR headset is pretty dumb. It can't do much on its own, and requires …

Black Hat

5-Minute Film Festival: Teaching With 360-Degree Videos

Our recent article “Will Virtual Reality Drive Deeper Learning?” provides a broad survey of the applications of VR in education, but if you’re …

Virtual Reality

Google CEO: 11 phones will start Daydreaming before 2018

Eleven phones will support Google's Daydream virtual reality software by the end of 2017, Google's CEO Sundar Pichai said in parent company Alphabet's earnings call Monday. The statement was later confirmed to CNET by a Google spokesperson.<p>Here's what Pichai said (via Seeking Alpha):<p>"We continue to …

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality and the music industry

I find virtual reality fascinating. Growing up in the late ’80s-early ’90s, attempts at VR everywhere — which is enough for its own feature down the …

Virtual Reality

Google Expeditions App Now Supports Solo Trips

Google is adding a solo mode to Expeditions for Android, so anyone can visit the Taj Mahal or Machu Picchu in virtual reality, whenever they …

Machu Picchu