Virtual Reality

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Provide First 4K Virtual Reality Experience With Gear VR

There is a lot to be excited about when it comes to Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 8, which will be announced next week. The phone, according to most …

Samsung

Facebook's AR glasses take center stage in newly published patent

The world just got a sneak peek at a feature Facebook's working on to make its highly anticipated AR glasses a reality.<p>According to a patent published Thursday, the device "may augment views of a physical, real-world environment with computer-generated elements" and may "be included in an eye-wear …

Augmented Reality

Experience the Chernobyl fallout in virtual reality

PlayStation want to properly document Pripyat before it falls into ruin<p>PlayStation recently announced via their blog that they would be releasing <i>Chernobyl</i> <i>VR Project,</i> an interactive journey to the abandoned Pripyat and its nearby nuclear power plant. The project, which will merge interactive …

Chernobyl

Valve's upcoming Knuckles VR controllers look like a dream in action

Valve's innovative new virtual reality controllers, called Knuckles, are still a ways away from hitting the public.<p>Fortunately, YouTube channel Tested got their hands on them early and they look like they deliver on everything they promise to.<p>Will Smith of Foo VR — not the Hollywood actor — brought …

Entertainment

How virtual reality is changing the way we experience stage shows

When the legends of opera were composing their works, it is unlikely they ever envisaged a time when intricate sets made by man’s hand would be …

Augmented Reality

Gordi releases multiple platform virtual reality video

Jagjaguwar artist Gordi has released a multiple platform virtual reality video to accompany new single Bitter End.<p>The track, which recently featured …

Augmented Reality

Facebook is locking down the technology to help you see things that aren’t there

Today, Facebook is a dominant social network—that’s not enough for CEO Mark Zuckerberg. He wants to help us see things that aren’t there.<p>Facebook is working on designing augmented reality glasses that could display digital objects in the physical world, according to a patent application filed Aug. …

Augmented Reality

Art and tech lovers, here’s a VR festival you can’t miss this weekend

Think about the way your senses are bombarded when playing an all-consuming virtual reality video game, or the overwhelming sense of authenticity …

Augmented Reality

Porsche: VR-Powered Dealerships Will ‘Revolutionize’ Car Buying

Virtual and augmented reality are going to change the way we buy cars. That’s according to marketing director of Porsche Asia Pacific Carl Isenbeck, …

Augmented Reality

Will virtual travel substitute real world travel

<i>By Jayanth Sharma, Co-founder & CEO at Toehold</i><p>The Travel Industry today is startled by this new age technology marvel called Virtual Reality (VR) and …

Travel Industry

This Impressive Short Film Was Drawn and Animated Entirely Inside of VR

As VR continues to grow, the tools of the medium continue to mature as well. In an impressive demonstration of what you can now create entirely from …

Short Films

Virtual reality underwater world to be trialled to help children cope with needles

The Monash Children's Hospital in Melbourne is trialling the use of a virtual reality headset to help children cope with the anxiety and pain of …

Medicine

Immersv, a mobile 360 and VR ad platform, raises $10.5M Series A

Series A Round

How STRIVR expanded its VR sports training platform to Walmart associates and NFL referees

STRIVR made a name for itself in the sports world as one of the top startups using virtual reality to help professional and college teams train their …

Sports Technology

Reach Out and Touch This Virtual Reality Art Installation

There's only so much space in a gallery to hold art, but one New York venue has figured out a clever way to get around this problem, reports Benjamin …

BBC Blogs - Academy - Is virtual technology a threat to journalism's objectivity?

Is virtual technology a threat to journalism's objectivity?<p>Jack Burgessis a BBC assistant producer<p>Comments<p>Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are game-changers across the media. Both could have substantial implications for the future of news journalism.<p>If you're not sure of the …

Journalism

$26 Million: Blockchain VR Project Decentraland Raises New Funding in ICO

A virtual reality project built on top of blockchain technology has raised over $26 million in ether via an initial coin offering (ICO).<p>Decentraland, …

Bitcoin

PlayStation VR Shooty Fruity Shooter Launching Soon (video)

Dan Sheridan from nDreams has taken to the official PlayStation blog to reveal more details about the new PlayStation VR title that will be launching …

PlayStation VR

Details Emerge About Facebook's Virtual Reality Glasses

A patent application released Thursday shows Facebook (FB) is planning to implement some high-tech breakthroughs in the virtual reality glasses it …

Augmented Reality

360 Camera Provides Virtual Highlights From InfoComm 2017

Samsung captured some of the bustle and buzz inside its exhibit at this year’s InfoComm pro-AV trade show held in June in Orlando, Florida, using its …

Manifest 99 Journeys Into PSVR And The Afterlife On September 12

Hey there, PlayStation fans! This is Adam Volker from Flight School Studio, and I’m happy to let you know that we are bringing our first title to …

The Science of...Virtual Reality

From treating a fear of spiders, to training young doctors; how real is the promise of Virtual Reality and how's it being used today?<p>In The Science …

Augmented Reality

Immersv raises $10.5 million for VR ads and mobile 360-degree video

Immersv has raised $10.5 million to strengthen its position as a provider of advertising for virtual reality and mobile 360-degree apps and games.<p>The new round is a vote of confidence for the VR market and its cousin mobile 360 (where people view 360-degree images on their mobile devices). While …

Advertising

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All you need to know about the Eyemyth festival

All you need to know about the Eyemyth festival<p>Taking over Mumbai’s nerd landscape this week is a small, but by no means insignificant, showcase of …

CNN And Volvo Hope Their Upcoming VR Ad Campaign Eclipses Conventional Advertising

AdExchanger |It’s still unclear how 360-degree video or virtual reality will affect media and advertising long-term since many brands and networks …

Advertising

Is Virtual Reality the Future or Another Disappointing Technology? -- The Motley Fool

VR headset sales have been pretty disappointing, and it may take years for the technology to live up to its potential.<p>When <b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) bought …

Oculus Rift

AR/VR Weekly: CCP Games has found one solution to the VR drought (update)

Studios are dealing with the so-called VR drought. And it looks like CCP Games is taking an alternative route to dealing with the doldrums as companies wait for VR to hit critical mass.<p>Take your game beyond VR.<p>The Icelandic company will launch a version of Eve: Valkyrie, its flagship VR starfighter …

One of the First Games Ever Shown on Vive is Launching This Fall on Vive, Rift, and Windows VR

<i>Arizona Sunshine</i> developer Vertigo Games announced today that <i>Skyworld</i>, a top-down strategy game built for VR is coming to the Vive, Rift, and Windows …

Oculus Rift + Touch VR bundle back down to just $374 shipped

Newegg has the Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System for <b>$374 shipped</b> when you use code <b>MPBTS17</b> and checkout with MasterPass. That’s $25 under the recent price drop this bundle saw at Amazon/other major retailers and matching the best we have tracked. Rated 4+ stars on Amazon.<p>Luxury Book iPhone …

Oculus Rift