Virtual Reality

Samsung is launching a 17-lens 360 camera that looks like a UFO

Samsung may now have the VR camera to beat.<p>The company just unveiled a new 17-lens 360-degree camera for VR that can live-stream in 4K. Called the …

Samsung

Pioneering Virtual Reality and New Video Technologies in Journalism

<i>How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Marcelle Hopkins, deputy video editor and co-director of virtual reality at The Times, discussed the tech she is using.</i><p><b>Video has changed a lot in recent years. How have you and the video department</b> …

Business

PlayStation VR Gran Turismo Sport Bundle New Available For £350

Over the last 48 hours Sony has now made available the new PlayStation VR Gran Turismo Sport bundle pricing it at £350 within the UK and providing …

Gran Turismo Sport

Hardware isn’t enough — content is key to mainstream VR adoption

The virtual reality industry is teetering on the brink of expansion to mainstream audiences. VR is making its mark on a variety of industries including entertainment with box office record breakers like 2017’s “It”, healthcare with applied pediatric medical training and advertising with AT&T’s use …

Mixed Reality

Adobe Premiere Pro Now Includes VR Editing Interface 'Project CloverVR'

Adobe’s VR editing interface for Premiere Pro is now available as part of this week’s Creative Cloud release. Project CloverVR is optimised for …

Adobe

Will Facebook's Oculus Dash Challenge Microsoft's Hololens?

Facebook’s VR dashboard looks cool, but does anyone actually need to launch desktop apps in a virtual room?<p><b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) recently introduced …

Stocks

Best Buy is having a sale on portable VR headsets, from $2.50

Best Buy is currently running a sale on portable Insignia virtual reality viewers. They come in multiple colors, grey and coral are the single packs for <b>$2.49 each</b>. They even have a 2-pack of blue for <b>$3.99 shipped</b>, if you need more than one. All sale items ship free with orders of $35+ or offer free …

Best Buy

Samsung's 360 Round camera livestreams 3D VR

Samsung already has a virtual reality camera in the form of the Gear 360, but it's not really for pros -- it's for everyday users who want to record a 360-degree video on the street. What if you're a pro, or a well-heeled enthusiast? Samsung has you covered: it's launching the previously hinted-at …

Samsung

'Raw Data': An Oral History

The history of Survios mirrors the history of virtual reality gaming. A group of friends met in college and discovered their shared, audacious …

Duo’s technology makes house shoppers feel right at home

It's hard to sell a dream, the real estate saying goes. Before shovels hit the ground and framers start hammering, developers have to persuade potential buyers to sink hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars into their vision.<p>But imagine if would-be buyers could move through a condo that …

Real Estate

WATCH: The cast of NBC's Reverie gets lost in a virtual reality world

NBC is set to enter the virtual reality world with an upcoming TV series titled <i>Reverie</i>, and SYFY WIRE was on hand at New York Comic Con for a cool …

TV

Where are VR and AR headed? We’ll explore at the Engadget Experience.

We're diving head-first into the world of virtual and augmented reality next month at the inaugural Engadget Experience. The event, which takes place at LA's Ace Hotel on November 14th, will bring together pioneering minds in these new mediums. (Tickets are available here.) It's almost impossible …

Augmented Reality

Advanced wireless earphones, 8K VR and more [Crowdfund Roundup]

Build your ultimate command center and have easy access to power outlets, USB ports, Bluetooth audio, and more at any time with Freecube.<p>It’s just one of the awesome ideas in this week’s Crowdfund Roundup. We also have smart bike lights that’ll keep you safe on the road, advanced wireless …

Gear & Gadgets

Gran Turismo Sport’s high-end bonuses: HDR is incredible, but VR is not | Ars Technica

Ahead of our formal game review, we sum up Polyphony's fanciest racing features.<p>As Ars's resident car guru Jonathan Gitlin tears through the racing …

Gran Turismo Sport

Create Music In Virtual Reality Using The Kraftig Audio 3D VR Audio Workstation

Samuel Johnson has taken to Kickstarter this month to launch a new virtual reality audio workstation which allows you to create music in VR from …

Workstations

TPCAST Announces Wireless Adapter for Oculus Rift, Arriving Q4 2017

TPCAST, the company known for creating a wireless adapter for HTC Vive, announced that they’ll be delivering a device that supports the Oculus Rift …

Oculus Rift

How AR and VR will define CX with Facebook head of tech, entertainment and connectivity

<b>Marketing</b> <b>speaks with Jason Juma-Ross, about how Facebook’s getting involved with AR, VR and 360 and how it will help marketers engage with …

Innovation

Microsoft’s Windows 10 update bets on a bigger virtual-reality role for PC

SEATTLE — Microsoft is trying to nudge laptop and deskbound computers to interact with the three-dimensional world.The company on Tuesday started …

Microsoft

Felix & Paul's VR Comedy Series 'The Confessional' Launches on Daydream

Felix & Paul Studios, the Emmy award-winning VR film producers, and the Just For Laughs comedy festival have launched the first episode of a new VR …

Vancouver Island-based Cloudhead Games' The Gallery Ep. 2: Heart of the Emberstone is now available

Vancouver Island developer Cloudhead Games’ <i>The Gallery Ep. 2: Heart of the Emberstone</i>, the sequel to the developer’s first <i>The Gallery</i> title, is …

Oculus Rift

Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality: everything you need to know

Microsoft is launching its own answer to virtual reality today, taking on HTC and Oculus in the process. Windows Mixed Reality will be available in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and headsets are now available to buy. Here’s everything you need to know about Windows Mixed Reality.<p><b>What is</b> …

Augmented Reality

This Oculus Rift Discount Brings Virtual Reality Into the Real World

There's nothing quite as bizarre—or as thrilling—as walking around your living room completely absorbed in a Holodeck-like virtual reality game. …

Oculus Rift

AMD Doubles Down On Virtual Reality

AMD shows off VR wireless hardware at a VR conference.<p>Wireless VR is the next evolution of the technology and AMD could be a key provider to various …

Business

Tokyo's VR Mario Kart is more rollercoaster than video game

An official virtual reality version of <i>Mario Kart</i> is a thing that exists for actual humans to play today. It’s true. Unfortunately, there are a few significant caveats. You must travel to Tokyo, Japan. You must pay about $40. You must wait in line for over an hour and a half, if my experience on …

What Will it Take to Get Virtual Reality Right?

The world now knows Mark Zuckerberg isn't the kind of guy who thinks in millions — he wants billions.<p>But his latest ambition, getting one billion people using virtual reality, a technology that many believe is still in its infancy, isn't going to happen any time soon, according to …

Business

Google looks to prove VR is more than a toy with updated Daydream View headset

Google’s latest Daydream View build is by no means a major departure from the previous iteration. While it’s sturdier, more thought-out and a bit more expensive, it encapsulates much of the same features of the headset from last year.<p>This View looks almost identical to its previous iteration but …

Microsoft wants to reimagine virtual reality

The world’s biggest software maker is hoping to succeed where Facebook, HTC and Sony haven’t yet.<p>You can't escape virtual reality.<p>VR headsets from Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Samsung are getting ready to hit the market. Their goal: to give you an easy-to-use virtual reality experience with your PC …

Microsoft

Virtual reality arcade VR Rage opening in Parma this weekend

PARMA, Ohio - VR Rage, a new virtual reality gaming arcade opening Saturday at 10239 Brookpark Rd., in Parma, allows visitors to put on a headset and …

Cleveland

Blockchain Will Secure Virtual Assets and Identity in the Metaverse

<i>“Virtual worlds are going to be one of the first killer apps for blockchains and perhaps the deepest users of them.” – Fred Ehrsam, Co-Founder,</i> …

Bitcoin

Hands-on with Skyrim VR

If you asked me a year ago when high-end VR devices entered the market if the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim would be playable from beginning to end, I …