Virtual Reality

A New VR Headset That Mimics the Human Eye Has Been Unveiled

Varjo: A New Big Name<p>A new virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) headset, named the “20|20” has been announced by Finnish company Varjo, …

The Future

VR, AR Developers Move Away From Mobile To Higher-End Systems

Virtual reality experiences may be shifting from mobile-based platforms to higher-end systems.<p>That is one of the shifts compared to last year …

Google Cardboard

The Books Influencing Today's Virtual Reality Pioneers

A reading list for the holodeck dreamers and headset wearers<p>Science fiction anticipated virtual reality years before any practical version of the …

Augmented Reality

VR content production: How to take advantage of the VR wave (VB Live)

<b>VR can actually impact your bottom line. Join our latest interactive VB Live event to hear how companies are using it to reduce expenses and boost engagement, plus get the very first look at the latest VR in-depth and up to the minute market research from VB insight.</b><p>The business world is starting …

Visual Basic

Apple buys German maker of AR/VR tech

SensoMotoric Instruments makes a range of eye-tracking hardware and software perfect for augmented and virtual reality.<p>At its Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month, Apple made clear it's serious about the augmented reality biz with the release of ARKit, a platform for creating AR …

Augmented Reality

3 Potential Health Benefits from Virtual Reality

The concept of virtual reality is far from new. Decades ago, the tech was conceived as a fun way to immerse gamers into the environments they had …

Pain

LucidCam VR camera lets you see the world through other people’s eyes

LucidVR‘s mission is to let you see the world through other people’s eyes. It’s a lofty goal, and the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company is getting the ball rolling with preorders for its LucidCam virtual reality camera, starting today.<p>LucidCam has two lenses that capture 3D space in true …

This Glove Makes VR Objects Feel Real

With a virtual reality headset, you can see and hear other worlds, but so far, you can’t touch them. That may change with a new prototype kinesthetic …

Robotics

SyncThink uses VR to accurately diagnose concussions in just one minute

Why it matters to you<p>Smart eye-tracking VR tech promises to take the guesswork out of concussion diagnosis on the sidelines.<p>Here in 2017, fortunately …

Tate Modern Uses Virtual Reality to Recreate Modigliani’s Early 20th Century Paris

A new exhibit at the Tate Modern gallery in London is getting some virtual reality love.<p>HTC, the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer and maker of the …

Art

‘Vive N Chill’ is a Cooling Solution for HTC Vive Users With Sweaty VR Faces

ViveNchill is a new bolt-on cooling system comprising two angled fans that the creators claim will banish foggy, sweaty headset issues for …

HTC Vive

Into the 4th Dimension: Using Virtual Reality to Make Dreams Come True (Travel & Tourism Industry)

Presentation at Ministry of Ideas, LeMiami conference.<p>http://www.lemiami.com/ministry-of-ideas-2017/<p>An overview of Virtual Reality experiences to re-imagine the world. Specific examples and opportunities for theTravel and Tourism industry.

Tourism

Arizona Sunshine Out Tomorrow on PS VR

Hey all, Trevor from Vertigo Games here. The last few weeks have been super exciting and hard work for us, but we’re thrilled that Arizona Sunshine …

PlayStation VR

3D display technology promises to ease eye strain in VR and AR

While we're seeing some exciting leaps forward in virtual reality and augmented reality right now, the human body is still adjusting to these types …

Augmented Reality

15 health and wellness use cases for virtual reality

Virtual reality has moved from science fiction to marketable consumer product astonishingly quickly, partly because the incorporation of the …

mHealth

Series Mania’s Team Hosts Paris Virtual Reality Film Festival

Mia Donovan’s “Deprogrammed,” Ali Eslami’s “DeathTolls Experience” and Gabo Arora’s “Ground Beneath Her” are among the 16 virtual reality works on …

Film Festivals

'Skybreaking' offers virtual reality view of new downtown Houston tower

Instead of a traditional groundbreaking, Skanska officials recently hosted a "skybreaking" to tout their new skyscraper in downtown Houston. They …

Houston

iOS 11 Maps has an awesome virtual reality feature no one is talking about

With developers going through every crevice of the latest iOS 11 beta, it seems that new features and interesting tweaks are being unearthed almost …

iOS

PlayPad VR is a Nyko controller that snaps into the front of the Gear VR for easy storage

Although VR has hit the consumer space, there are still many hurdles left before the technology is adopted more widely into the mainstream. For now, …

Gear VR

Enjoy Super-Violence and Gladiators in VR With 'Gorn'

From the same team that thrilled you with 'Genital Jousting'<p>Once you've made a game about penises herding sausage dogs and wearing adorable hats …

Alan Tudyk

E3 2017 - Sparc PSVR Preview

E3 2017 – Sparc Hands-On Preview – A New Exciting VR Sport (PSVR)<p>June 26, 2017 Written by Paulmichael Contreras<p>CCP Games has been busy with <i>EVE Online</i> …

PlayStation

Samsung’s Creativity Wins Awards at Cannes 2017

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity spans eight days of keynotes and workshops, as well as the coveted Lions Awards ceremony where …

Galaxy S8

Virtual Reality arcade coming to Lakewood

LAKEWOOD - The Denver-metro area's first virtual reality arcade is set to open in Lakewood this weekend.<p>Head Games VR is a place where gamers can try …

Colorado

TreeSense: Embodied Storytelling

Forests are critical to life on this planet. Yet every year, humans destroy the forest land equivalent to the size of Panama, threatening the …

MIT Media Lab

Watch: ‘Ancient Amuletor’ Brings Multiplayer VR Tower Defence to PSVR, Launches 27th June

Tower defence title <i>Ancient Amuletor</i> from TiGames is launching for PlayStation VR tomorrow sporting multiplayer co-op and an adorable art style. …

Gaming

Virtual reality makeover lets you experience SeaWorld's oldest coaster in new ways

The latest Florida theme park attraction to open is a remake of an old one: SeaWorld's Kraken roller coaster with a virtual reality plug-in. It's a …

Walt Disney Company

All-Female Mariachi Band Flor de Toloache Is Creating a Virtual Reality Concert Experience

A morning with Flor de Toloache on the speakers is a good remedy for whatever upheaval is currently roiling your soul. The all-woman mariachi band …

The Promise of Mixed Reality

<i>Where virtual reality meets the real world to retrain the brain</i><p>Imagine the perfect combination of technology and biology. For experiences so immersive your customers can’t tell virtual from real. We’re not quite there yet but it won’t be long: Tech companies large and small are augmenting …

Augmented Reality

3D sound to let you hear Walking Dead zombies first

TV

Take a virtual ride while sitting in a chair at Fairlane Town Center

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TODAY'S TOP STORIESGreat Lakes drowning cases on the rise | 0:57<p>Fatal drownings nearly doubled in 2016, and most occurred in Lake …

Detroit