Virtual Reality

Best Black Friday Amazon deals on Saturday

Friday has passed but that doesn't mean the Black Friday sales are over, we are still seeing huge numbers of fresh deals as the sales event carries on over the weekend.<p>Amazon is at the forefront, offering daily updated deals all weekend into Cyber Monday on November 27.<p>The retailer has already …

Amazon

The Best VR Hardware Has Never Been Cheaper Than Right Now

If you’re thinking of pulling the trigger on finally getting a VR system, there’s no better time than now to basically get any headset currently on …

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Skyrim VR Review - Full Immersion in the Ultimate Fantasy World

Skyrim VR Review – Full Immersion in the Ultimate Fantasy World<p>November 24, 2017<p>Share This<p>Skyrim VR Review<p>At this point, every gamer on the planet …

The Elder Scrolls

Rec Room’s PSVR open beta makes it one of VR’s most important apps

Seattle-based Against Gravity is working on what is perhaps VR’s most important app.<p>Rec Room connects players across all headsets that make use of two full motion hand controllers, including Rift, Vive, PlayStation VR as well as headsets from Acer, Samsung, Lenovo, HP and Dell. Some VR software …

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It's here. Check out Futurism's 2017 holiday gift guide

<i>Disclosure: Futurism selected these products because we like them, but we may also receive a small affiliate commission on the purchases you make</i> …

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These Microsoft Mixed Reality headset deals save you £349 on gaming PC

<b>If you’ve yet to dabble in augmented reality or virtual reality then this future-fondling Microsoft promotion could be the perfect way to get</b> …

Augmented Reality

The 19 Best Black Friday Gadget Deals on Amazon

Black Friday deals are here for Amazon, and whether you’re shopping for gifts or for yourself (no shame in that game), we’ve rounded up the best …

Headphones

Where are all the women?

in London<p>The most high profile cases of sexual harassment and gender discrimination in the tech sector seem to come from Silicon Valley. However data …

John Lasseter

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 …

Gear & Gadgets

Black Friday: Top tech deals from Amazon’s 4-day sale for India users

E-commerce giant Amazon on Friday kicked off a Black Friday sale for its customers in India. During the four-day sale, Amazon is offering products …

Shopping

The Royole Moon Viewer is beautiful but not very functional

The Royole Moon Viewer looks pretty but doesn't always work as intended.<p>The Royole Moon Viewer headset was built to work like a standalone VR cinema. …

Android News

givenchy VR goggles: imagine fashion's future foray into augmented reality

<b>this year design has immersed itself in the the world of virtual reality</b> – google launched an AR/VR library, jeff koons displayed sculptures in …

Augmented Reality

Get an amazing PlayStation VR bundle for under £250 this Black Friday | Trusted Reviews

<b>GAME’s latest</b> <b>Playstation VR</b> <b>bundle includes everything you need to disappear into a virtual world.</b><p>Now available for £249.99, it includes the …

Amazing

Best Black Friday 2017 deals at Newegg available now

Newegg's Black Friday 2017 deals (updated)<p>Asus 15.6-inch Gaming Laptop for $970 ($230 off)<p>Lenovo IdeaPad 320 for $650 ($210 off)<p>Oculus Rift and Touch bundle for $350 ($50 off)<p>Asus ROG GL703 for $1,250 ($250 off)<p>Dell Inspiron 15 7000 for $850 ($200 off)<p>Bose SoundTrue Ultra for $80 ($50 off)<p>Yamaha …

Laptops

If you're still alive, snap up the hottest products from the Black Friday sales

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>We've been online with you all day, scouring …

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HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset review: I'm a believer

I was a huge Mixed Reality sceptic, right up until recently.<p>We picked up a HP Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) Headset from Microsoft for me to review and …

Augmented Reality

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals VR

There have been a range of new developments in fast-paced world of virtual reality since last Black Friday and Cyber Monday, including the arrival of Google's Daydream headset and new apps for devices from the Samsung Gear VR to the HTC Vive.<p>Tech products traditionally see some of the best …

Gran Turismo Sport

23 Mindfulness Zen Quotes That Will Calm You Down When Dealing With Co-workers

1. Do I wish I had never endured postpartum depression? Absolutely. But to deny the experience is to deny who I am. – Bryce Dallas Howard<p>2. Every …

Matthieu Ricard

This year's can't-miss Black Friday deals

It’s Black Friday!<p>This year, the best single day for deep discounts was slated to be Thanksgiving Day, especially in the electronics category. But …

Shopping

The Oculus Rift has never been cheaper than it is right now for Black Friday

The Oculus Rift got off to a somewhat slow start after the initial buzz from the launch died down, but it picked up when the price of the Oculus Rift …

Technology

UK's first virtual reality CINEMA opens in Manchester offering experience 'multi-dimensional' film and gaming experiences

Imax has opened its first virtual reality experience centre in the UK, where it hopes to draw younger audiences to the cinema in greater …

Virtual Reality Companies Are Changing How Athletes See Practice

Stanford kicker Jet Toner drags his right foot on the ground, then taps it twice. He looks down at the football in front of him and visualizes a line extending to the white poles 40 yards ahead.<p>Defensive players shake out their quads and bend into squats in front of him, their hamstrings screaming …

Sports

How 'Dinner Party' tells an alien abduction story in VR

At our first Engadget Experience in LA last week, we premiered five virtual reality projects that pushed the boundaries of the new medium. Among them was <i>Dinner Party</i>, a retelling of the famous Betty and Barney Hill alien abduction story. Based on what we've seen so far, it's one of the most …

Aliens

New 'High Fidelity' Partnership Makes it Easier to Host Your Own Virtual World

VR metaverse company High Fidelity recently released an update that allows users to easily deploy their own <i>High Fidelity</i> domains to the cloud. The …

This brilliant HTC Vive bundle will save you over £150 this Black Friday

If you’re looking to pick up a VR headset this Black Friday, this may well be the deal that you’ve been looking for. Any purchase of the HTC Vive …

Virtual Reality Conference Promises to Ignite Singapore Media Festival

Virtual Reality is the buzz phrase these days at film festivals, big and small. They are keen to explore alternate means of entertainment that might …

Augmented Reality

Racing Simulator Built From Scrapheap Finds

Paradise means something different for everyone, it could be a sitting by a fire on a rainy night or lying on a sun-kissed beach. But for us, and …

Ghost In The Shell PVP VR Comes To Japan

<b>The popular Bandai anime is now a competitive multiplayer VR arcade game.</b><p>Japanese VR arcade, VR Zone Shinjuku, is only getting cooler. The immersive …

Anime

Future of Live Video: 360 Live and Virtual Reality Live

Shares 0<p>Wondering what emerging technologies are coming to social media?<p>Curious about how to share immersive experiences with 360-degree video or …

Social Media Marketing

Vancouver's first virtual reality escape room launched at SmartyPantz

Kate WilsonEscape rooms have a tough business model. Due to cramped Vancouver real estate, they often have to operate in close quarters, and are only …

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