Virtual Reality

6 Predictions for VR in 2017

Augmented and virtual reality are going to have a rocky year. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, as the hype for this technology has died down a bit, …

Move Over Tablets? This Tech Could Be The Future Of Learning

Fluid dynamics are a lot cooler when you can see them at work with your own eyes.<p>Physics can be difficult to grasp—even for adults. So how do you teach the subject's abstract ideas to middle schoolers?<p>Show some of the concepts in action. That's the idea behind Peer, an experimental project from New …

Education Technology

Qualcomm announces new VR dev kit and headset accelerator program

The near-future of VR is definitely mobile, and for the time-being nobody has more control of the guts of mobile devices than Qualcomm does.<p>It’s definitely in the company’s best interest than to foster VR development amongst ODMs (original design manufacturers) around the globe. The future isn’t …

See the Ancient World Through Virtual Reality

Have you ever stood in front of historic ruins—the Parthenon, say, or one of Britain’s many ancient castles—and closed your eyes, imagining what the …

Oculus Rift

Sotheby’s launches virtual reality surrealist paintings

As 2D paintings, they are striking enough.<p>But fans of four key surrealist works can now step inside them for the first time, as Sotheby’s launches virtual reality paintings.<p>The auction house has become the first to commission designers to create a 360 degree experience, translating the original …

UK News

Virtual Reality Comes to Apartment Shopping

A new technology sweeping the real estate market is hitting Des Moines. Virtual reality tours show finished living quarters while they’re still under …

Real Estate

The Queen of VR Porn Shows Her Her Kingdom

Commonly associated with its evocative wilderness or functioning socialized healthcare system, Canada is <i>also</i> home to an entertainment studio leading …

Samsung Reveals Four New AR & VR In-House Projects

<b>Samsung’s C-Lab initiative is churning out some seriously incredible projects.</b>Since launching back in 2012, the C-Lab initiative has been hard at …

Augmented Reality

Qualcomm launches virtual reality display accelerator program

Qualcomm has launched an accelerator to help hardware companies develop head-mounted displays for virtual reality.<p>Qualcomm has targeted its Snapdragon 835 mobile chip at virtual reality headsets, and it has four customers with early 820-based designs in the market, and an additional five 820 …

Qualcomm

A Spectrum of Virtual Reality for the “Average” Consumer

As our political reality becomes stranger daily, the desire to disappear into a virtual world grows more appealing. Adorable hedgehogs having a …

Oculus Rift

People Don't Want Chatbots and Virtual Assistants To Help Them Shop, Here's What Tech They Prefer

Shoppers throughout the U.K. took advantage of Boxing Day sales both online and in person, causing a spike in retail revenue.Retailers are pushing …

eCommerce

Google 'Headset Removal' Brings Your Face Into Mixed Reality Recordings

Google developed a technique that combines advanced technology including machine learning and 3D vision to bring your face back into mixed reality VR …

Machine Learning

Virtual reality: A premature death?

Those who believe that virtual reality (VR) will be the future of the technology world may need to think again.<p>In early February, Facebook reportedly …

News (China)

Hula Post Launches All-in-One Virtual Reality Workstation

Hula Post, a leading supplier of post-production technology and support for motion pictures and television, has developed an all-in-one workstation …

Workstations

Audi lets car enthusiasts build their own racetrack and take cars for a spin in virtual reality

Audi is reaching out to the playful child in car enthusiasts by offering them the chance to build their own racetrack where they can test drive the …

Audi

Oculus: Going all-in on VR not a good plan for most devs

At the 2017 DICE Summit in Las Vegas today Oculus head of content Jason Rubin had an open conversation on stage with industry veteran Ted Price, CEO …

Game Development

7 Gadgets to Take You Closer to the 7 Earth-Like Planets

While NASA broke the news of the 7 Earth-like planets, we here at the Gadget Flow couldn’t think of ways to start living on one of them. Yeah, we …

Astronomy

Huawei’s Honor VR Camera could be the most portable 360-degree camera yet

Why it matters to you<p>Virtual reality is becoming more and more popular, but until now it has required larger cameras and expensive gear. The Honor VR …

Huawei

Samsung Is Getting Ready to Release a Gear VR Controller

Samsung’s next Gear VR headset may have a wireless controller, if a recent filing with the FCC is any indication. The controller is likely going to …

Samsung

Man loses 50 pounds by playing a VR game

Virtual reality gives you the chance to experience new worlds, play the most immersive gaming experience available to modern consumers, and even get …

Exercise

How to Make Room for Video in Your Content Strategy

Start small, focus on quality and use modern methods to get the most out of this powerful communication tool.<p>Over the past few years, marketers have become so inundated with the need to blog that we’re ignoring an exponentially more powerful medium: video. When you study the efficacy of video and …

Content Marketing

How Las Vegas Is Luring More 20-Somethings With High-Tech Gimmicks and Old-School Games

Talk about buying power.<p>Millennials will be spending $200 billion annually in 2017 and $10 trillion during their lifetimes as consumers, according to …

Las Vegas

Catcaller revenge video goes viral (but is it real?)

Commentary: A woman's response to a catcaller in London is so deliciously just, it might just be a ruse.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It seemed like a delicious enactment of justice. And of vandalism.<p>Such was its content that many …

8i announces $27 million Series B funding to bring holograms into our lives [VIDEO]

New round led by Time Warner Investments backs 8i’s mission to enable the evolution of media and give people the best way to connect and express …

Augmented Reality

Facebook's 10-Year Plan: Connectivity, Artificial Intelligence, And Virtual Reality

Earlier this year at Facebook's F8 conference, the company revealed three innovation pillars that make up the company's ten-year vision: …

Artificial Intelligence

Game Theory: Is virtual reality a fad?

<i>Each week editor David Howard King (a lifelong video gamer); Frank D’Aloia, owner of Forgotten Freshness, a retro video game store based in</i> …

Gaming

Books? The director of the National Library of Medicine talks virtual reality.

Patricia Brennan, 63, is the first registered nurse to be director of the National Library of Medicine. She lives in Washington.<p><b>You’re a nurse and a librarian —</b><p>Nope, I’m a nurse and an engineer. I happen to be heading a library, but I’m not a librarian.<p><b>How are you not a librarian?</b><p>You can’t call …

Lifestyle

IdeelArt Presents its Very First Virtual Exhibition of Jessica Snow Art!

The previous year was big when it comes to <b>virtual reality</b>, and the technology has managed to infiltrate the art world in a variety of ways. In their …

Art

Kids These Days... Are Making VR Games?

When you were 14, what was your greatest accomplishment? How many of you can say you wrote an app at 14? Maybe some of you have made a mobile app, …

Gaming

A virtual reality paradox - The Bay's News First

<b>A virtual reality experience created by world-famous Melbourne street artist Rone will take Paradox: Tauranga Street Art Festival-goers into places</b> …

Art