Virtual Reality

Check out this preview of Ace Combat 7's VR missions with PSVR

The upcoming flight combat sim Ace Combat 7 doesn't feature the full game in virtual reality, but it does give us a handful of VR missions to …

Briefcases

Alaska Airlines Is Piloting VR Entertainment on Some Flights

Some passengers on Alaska Airlines will be getting upgrade to their in-flight entertainment.<p>First class passengers on certain flights will be able to …

In-flight Entertainment

Episode 121: Trends and Issues for September 5-23: Hardware & Software, AR/VR, Online Teaching & Learning, and Instructional Design & Design in General

Image from https://bit.ly/2xMmfjP<p>We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks that include September 5-23, 2018 as we flipped …

Instructional Design

Review: HTC’s Vive Wireless Adapter solves one of VR’s biggest problems

HTC today launched its latest salvo in the war to win the hearts and minds of VR early-adopters: The Vive Wireless Adapter. We got our hands on one, made fun of how it looks, and then got lost in virtual reality with no tether to lead us home.<p>The Vive Wireless Adapter is an accessory device for …

Tech Trends

The best VR headsets of 2018

Will Greenwald writes: “<b>Virtual Reality</b> is a fascinating way to travel using nothing more than the power of technology. <b>Oculus</b> has the popular Rift, …

Google Cardboard

Virtual Reality Vs. Augmented Reality

Before the development of Augmented and Virtual reality, there was an existence of a reality where the sounds and other insights of the ordinary …

Augmented Reality

VR's missing link? A killer app that convinces us to buy in

[VR's] being ignored at the worst possible time.<p>Denny Unger, creative director of Cloudhead Games

James Martin

Alaska Airlines is trying to make VR part of its first class experience

When it comes to public areas where you are most free to surrender self-awareness and self-consciousness, lounging on a multi-hour airline flight is probably prime territory. Coincidentally, it’s also a venue where virtual reality companies see an opportunity to open people to a world of VR content.<p>…

Mobile VR

Are VR headsets bad for your health?

Advertisement<p>Virtual reality (VR) is really taking off, with over 10 million sets being sold globally last year. But whether they’re sophisticated …

Headaches

Virtual Relationships and Sex Are Coming. Are You Ready?

Imagine that you’re snoozing in bed. You awaken and click a video on your phone. You immediately see your celebrity crush, a handsome young man with …

Sexual Health

I spoke with the CEO of Sennheiser about audio, virtual reality and the notion of legacy

Working as a technology journalist is a privilege that allows me to play with hardware that I could never afford to own. Last week, while I was in …

Headphones

New Google VR 6DoF controllers: More details

This week the folks behind Google’s Daydream VR universe revealed they’d made a pair of new controllers. These controllers look something like a …

Mirage Solo

Augmented reality can foster empathy — and games can take advantage

BUZZZZZ! THUMP. Down goes another tree in virtual reality. The sole witness of this was the participant in our VR study who used a remote control with haptic feedback to cut the tree. As the participant leaves, our research assistant intentionally spills water. The participant rushes to help — but …

Augmented Reality

Snapchat Is Partnering With Amazon to Test a Visual Search Tool

Snapchat is rolling out a new tool to let users identify objects in real life and then buy them on Amazon.<p>The companies are announcing a partnership …

Advertising Industry

Bank of America says Nvidia is a 'top' pick due to the big upgrade opportunity for its gaming cards

Nvidia shares will keep rising even after the stock's big gains this year, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.<p>The firm reiterated its buy and …

Bank of America

Pit Blocks 3D revives a Virtual Boy gem for PC

Nintendo’s ’90s experiment with virtual reality, the Virtual Boy, is often the butt of jokes. But the doomed portable system had some great games. 3D Tetris, literally a three-dimensional take on the classic puzzler games, was one of them. And now Pit Blocks 3D is going to bring that same flavor of …

Jokes

Greenlight Insights' Latest Report Shows Huge Potential in Large-Format Displays for Virtual Reality & AR

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Greenlight Insights' latest report, 2018 Global Immersive Displays Market Report, provides manufacturers, integrators, developers, and end users with data & analysis allowing them to make better-informed choices regarding display systems for …

San Francisco

Walmart deploys 17,000 Oculus Go headsets to train its employees

Walmart said it is using the headsets to train within three key areas: new technology, compliance, and soft skills like empathy and customer</i> …

Customer Service

TC Sessions: AR/VR early-bird sale extended to Friday

You heard it here first! Early-bird ticket sales are extended till September 28 for TechCrunch Sessions: AR/VR on October 18 at UCLA. Don’t miss out on the biggest savings for this event — book your $99 tickets here. Students, get your tickets for just $45 when you book here.<p>What’s going to happen …

Innovation

Virtual reality experience replicates life as a child with hearing loss

For anybody with hearing loss, articulating the isolation it causes is almost impossible.<p>For a child, it's even harder.<p>But a new virtual reality (VR) …

Hearing Aids

New Virtual Reality Holocaust installation features rare and never-before-exhibited artifacts

<b>NEW YORK, NY</b><b>.-</b> In Confidence: Holocaust History Told By Those Who Lived It is a new, multimedia installation that encourages visitors to engage with …

Los Angeles

Joygasm Podcast Ep. 89: Star Wars Secrets Of The Empire Virtual Reality Experience

Virtual Reality

University of Rhode Island (URI) to Open First AI Lab Housed in a University Library

From URI:<p>University of Rhode Island to open Artificial Intelligence Lab, first such facility opened in a university library. See a drone fly, powered …

Rhode Island

SeaWorld Orlando: Infinity Falls poised to open, preview set for Oct. 4

There’s a date for the opening of Infinity Falls.Well, sort of.The news media are invited to ride Infinity Falls, SeaWorld Orlando’s new rapids raft …

Amusement Parks

Nozon releases its Volumetric VR plugin PresenZ for V-Ray and 3ds Max for commercial use

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

3DS Max

Volkswagen to Test Driver Assistance Systems in VR Before Production

In a move meant to expedite the creation of future driver assistance technologies, Volkswagen on Monday said it will start relying on virtual reality …

Globalization

Ad firm Vertoz arms itself with AI, machine learning

Vertoz, a programmatic ad-tech and digital media company, which launched two new business verticals — ZKraft and PubNX — has incorporated artificial

Machine Learning

L&T Technology bags $40 million contract in Europe

Bengaluru L&T Technology Services (LTTS) on Monday announced that it has won a multi-year deal worth $40 million over five years to provide digital …

Content Management

Daydream’s new experimental features, YubiKey 5 Series, and Spring Framework 5.1

Google has announced new experimental features for developers to use on the Lenovo Mirage Solo, which is a Daydream virtual reality headset. It added …

Java

Infographic: The history of augmented and virtual reality

+1<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies seem to stand as a testament to the power of modern computing power. The hype …

University of Illinois