HTC Vive

HTC Vive Launches First E-Commerce Store for Consumers in UAE, Saudi Arabia

Following the rapid rise of virtual reality (VR) applications in gaming and business, HTC Vive™—a first-of-its-kind VR platform—is expanding its …

Virtual Reality

Apple just added 360° VR video editing (and more!) to Final Cut Pro X

Apple is adding a few new features to Final Cut Pro X, including 360-degree VR video editing, advanced color grading tools, and support for HDR video.<p>…

Filmmaking

YouTube VR arrives on Steam: Google drops app in Early Access

Google has released YouTube VR on PC gaming service Steam. The release of the application in Early Access (which it will remain in "through 2018") …

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality paints Modigliani's studio in a new light

It was, of course, a virtual reality experience that is part of the Modigliani exhibition just starting at Tate Modern. The VR content was created by …

Electronics

Fallout 4 VR Gameplay HTC Vive

If you are considering purchasing the virtual reality version of Bethesda’s awesome Fallout 4 VR game, you may be interested in this massive …

Virtual Reality

Daily Deal: This Insanely Immersive VR System Is $200 Off Today

Don't miss Amazon's bundle on the HTC Vive<p>Virtual reality can transport you to another world—the moon, your own wedding, the middle of a porn movie. And as the technology gets more mainstream, you can expect to see more products and services available in VR.<p>I’ve tried a few VR systems, and they …

Virtual Reality

Captivating VR Princess from LIGHT TRACER Jumps onto HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift via Steam in 2018

<i>[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]</i><p><b>December</b> …

Game Design

60 percent off tech accessories and other deals happening today

We're full of technolo-glee.<p>For more deals and product chatter, check out our exclusive Facebook group.<p>Buy Now!<p>Today only, get into the drone game with the 1.1-pound Parrot Bebop 2 FPV Fly More Pack for 31 percent off. It comes with a 14 megapixel HD camera, three batteries, FPV (first person view) …

Shopping

The Game Awards 2017: Watch all the new trailers here

The fourth annual Game Awards were held last night, and in addition to doling out a bunch of awards for pretty much every category imaginable, we …

Norman Reedus

PlayStation 4, PSVR sales just hit big milestones

For the entire console generation, the PlayStation 4 has been ahead of the rest. The PS4 has outsold the Xbox One by a significant amount, which is a …

Sony

HTC Vive Focus Standalone VR Headset Pre-Orders Open December 12th In China

If you are patiently waiting to get your hands on the new HTC Vive Focus stand-alone VR headset, you will be pleased to know that preorders will open …

Gear & Gadgets

Action VR title Paperville Panic coming to Early Access next week

Indie developer Ultimerse has announced that their first title, <b>Paperville Panic</b>, will arrive on Steam Early Access on the 14th December for HTC Vive …

Fire Fighting

HTC VIVE X fund dips into brain-controlled interfaces, emotional scanning

HTC is pinning its future on its Vive virtual reality platform and has the money to move and prove it. The $100 million Vive X accelerator fund, set …

Technology

Final Cut Pro X introduces 360-degree VR video editing

Filmmaking

Here’s what you missed at TechCrunch Shanghai 2017

<i>Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China.</i><p>This week saw TechCrunch land in Shanghai for yet another great event. While Shenzhen — the site of our previous China show — might be the hardware capital, Shanghai has a potent mix of …

Startups

What you missed at TechCrunch Shanghai 2017

This week saw TechCrunch land in Shanghai for yet another great event. While Shenzhen might be the hardware capital, Shanghai has a potent mix of …

News (China)

HTC Vive X invests in 26 more startups, opens shop Tel Aviv

HTC is dead serious about pushing its Vive VR, and AR, platform. Need proof? Just look at the dozens of ambitious startups that it has already …

Virtual Reality

HTC Vive Deals: Save big with this epic Cyber Monday bargain

<b>HTC’s flagship virtual reality headset, the HTC Vive, has found itself on the receiving end of an epic £100 Cyber Monday 2017 price cut. If you’ve</b> …

Virtual Reality

What you can buy instead of an iPhone X in South Africa

Apple launched the iPhone X in South Africa yesterday.<p>The 64GB and 256GB versions of the device are priced at R20,499 and R23,999 respectively, and …

Oculus Rift

HTC Vive - Autumn Sale - $50 Steam Card IncludedGet ReadyAbout the GameVIVE is a first-of-its-kind virtual reality platform developed by HTC and Valve for total immersion in virtual worlds. Using a headset and wireless controllers in each hand, you can now explore and interact with VR experiences, apps and games that blur the line between imagination and reality. Breathtaking visual experiences are provided by a headset that features a 110° field of view and 32 sensors for precise tracking for total immersion. The 2160 x 1200 resolution and 90 Hz refresh rate deliver detailed graphics and lifelike motion for smooth gameplay and realistic movement. Fluid interaction is provided by two wireless controllers, each with HD haptic feedback, dual-stage triggers, and multi-function trackpads. Each controller features 24 sensors for 360° one-to-one tracking that mirrors hand movements. Room-scale motion tracking is enabled by two base stations that sync wirelessly avoiding the need for additional cords. Vive’s built-in convenience and safety features are seamlessly integrated for an uninterrupted experience. The Chaperone guidance system alerts you if you approach the boundaries of the play space, while a front-facing camera blends physical elements into the virtual world. These features, working in concert, allow Vive to transport users to worlds that are truly beyond the imagination. Discover Vive today, and see for yourself: THIS IS REAL.Key features: SteamVR Powered – Enjoy over 1500 games for SteamVR, plus everything you love about Steam, including new releases, automatic game updates and millions of your closest friends.Fully immersive – Precise, 360-degree controller and headset tracking, realistic graphics, directional audio and HD haptic feedback mean realistic movement and actions in the virtual world. It doesn’t get more first-person than this. Up to 15’ x 15’ room-scale stage to explore – Teleport around boundless virtual worlds sitting at your desk, or create a dedicated room-scale play area where you can physically walk around. SteamVR™ Tracking provides the best experience possible, so play the way that works for you – seated, standing or room-scale.Play safer – The Chaperone system warns you about the boundaries of your play area, so you stay immersed in VR without worrying about the real-world. The front-facing camera also gives you a glimpse of the real-world – so you can sit down, grab a drink or carry on a conversation without taking off the headset.Wireless controllers – two wireless, rechargeable controllers with dual stage triggers, trackpad and HD haptic feedback.Phone Services – Answer incoming calls, check your text messages and view calendar event reminders as you play.

Customers who purchase VIVE between November 22, 2017 at 9:00 PM PST through Monday, November 27th at 11:59pm PST will receive a Deluxe Audio Strap …

Virtual Reality

Gift Guide 2017: VR, AR, and Hardware to Power It

Last year may have been the biggest for virtual reality hardware when it comes to gaming, but now we’re starting to see the fruit of those seeds …

Virtual Reality

Assassin’s Creed VR Experience Being Worked On By Ubisoft « GamingBolt.com: Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog

Ubisoft has been one of the publishers most willing to take a chance on VR – which makes sense, they always jump headfirst into new hardware …

Virtual Reality

Black Friday deals: HTC Vive bundle with Fallout 4 and Doom VR for £599

An excellent bundle for the HTC Vive is set to drop on Black Friday<p>HTC Vive’s virtual-reality kit is getting a price reduction over the Black Friday …

Virtual Reality

HTC unveils VIVE Focus VR headset for China alongside new dev platform, cancels Daydream plans

Google tried to create some buzz for its Daydream VR platform at its I/O developer conference back in May, even though public appetite for the tech …

Virtual Reality

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset made official as HTC cancels Daydream plans

HTC has been a proponent of virtual reality for quite some time, and its Vive VR headset has been praised as one of the best available on the market. …

Virtual Reality

Heroes, Two New First

<i>Fantahorn Studios and 2 Bears Studio develop their second titles for Vive Studios, emphasizing multiplayer and user-generated content</i><p>Vive Studios …

Virtual Reality

Final Cut Pro X 10.4 adds HDR support, VR video editing, and (finally!) curves

Apple has released a Final Cut Pro X update that adds a slew of new features and expanded support to its video-editing software, most notable among …

Photography

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset eliminates wires

HTC has announced Vive Focus, a standalone virtual reality headset that eliminates the wires found on the regular HTC Vive. The company unveiled its …

Virtual Reality

HTC Vive Focus: The Standalone VR Headset

“Now you can essentially do most of the things that you could do on a high-end machine on a standalone,” says Alvin Wang, HTC Vive China’s …

Virtual Reality

HTC Vive Focus is a standalone VR headset powered by the Snapdragon 835

HTC's standalone VR headset comes with 'world-scale' tracking.<p>HTC teased a standalone VR headset for the Chinese market earlier this year, and the …

Virtual Reality