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Google expects 11 Daydream-ready phones by the end of 2017

Right now, it's slim pickings if you want a smartphone that supports Daydream VR headsets. Outside of Google's own Pixel line, you're looking at just a handful of devices from ASUS, Huawei, Motorola and ZTE. Your choices should get better soon, though. While discussing Google's financial results, …

Google

Virtual Reality in Education – Where Are We and What’s Next? | Emerging Education Technologies

<i>Image Attribution</i><p>Not long ago, virtual reality was limited to science fiction. Then it became a stable of video games. Now virtual reality is moving …

Virtual Reality

Kaleidoscope Launches New VR Marketplace

In the three years since its founding in 2014, San Francisco-based Kaleidoscope has made itself a major player in the virtual reality landscape. The …

Virtual Reality

Tiny Trax Hits PS VR Tomorrow: From Starting Grid to Checkered Flag

As Tiny Trax speeds to PlayStation Store tomorrow, I’m excited to see the result of two years’ work – and I’m very proud to tell the story of how the …

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Ads Are Almost Here

Unity, the world’s largest VR development company, announced Virtual Room, a new type of interactive advertisement it plans to roll out later this …

Virtual Reality

Rogue One VR story as map for Starfighter Assault mode?

I wish we can play the VR story as a map because it's a bit of Rogue One that never got told in the film and it would be great to have it retold in …

Star Wars Battlefront

Why Microsoft is adding an AI co-processor to HoloLens 2

I strapped on a pair of virtual reality (VR) goggles and looked around the room. There were three PageWide printers sitting off in the corner, so I …

Palo Alto

ViveNChill wants to end sweaty and foggy VR lenses

I sweat a lot. If I’m standing outside with the sun up and a little breeze, it’s only a matter of time before I start sweating. Going for a jog? I’ll be pouring with sweat before most people are even breathing heavily. In fact, I often sweat without even the need for my breathing or heart rate to …

Technology

See what it's like to be Deadpool in a new character trailer for Marvel Powers United VR

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube<p>In perhaps the most apt use of VR, Marvel Powers United VR is going to put you in the shoes of a bunch of Marvel …

Comics

Digiday Research: VR is still more hype than reality - Digiday

• Fifty-one percent of the publishers have produced VR content.<br>• Only 33 percent of marketers have used VR in some form of client work.<br>• YouTube narrowly …

Virtual Reality

Google Testing VR to Re-Energise Boring Training Videos

Re-Energise Boring Training VideosEverybody at some point or another has experienced the dulling experience of company training videos. Of course, …

Virtual Reality

VR MMORPG 'OrbusVR' Open Alpha Weekend Starts July 28th

<i>OrbusVR,</i> the upcoming VR MMORPG for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, is going into a limited-time open alpha starting on July 28th, 2017 at 12 pm CT (your …

MMOGs

VR Real Feel Racing 3D reality simulator review

Virtual reality gaming continues to grow in popularity and VR headsets are all over Amazon and other online retailers. Today I want to show you the …

Virtual Reality

The Creepy VR School Bus at Comic-Con

<b>Warner Bros. is taking attendees for a ride.</b><p>If you’re brave enough to hop on a creepy school bus in a parking lot just outside the San Diego …

Warner Bros

HTC VR Survey Offers Vives & Gift Cards as Prizes, Aims to Understand VR Users

A survey sponsored by HTC America is currently open on SurveyGizmo, with the option to enter a prize draw, which includes three Vive systems and …

Virtual Reality

8 Industries Being Disrupted by Virtual Reality

As a consumer product VR is little more than a toy but commercial applications are quietly reshaping business.<p>For the past several years we’ve been told that the age of virtual reality is upon us. Tech companies have introduced new hardware and updated systems to much fanfare, but so far have not …

Virtual Reality

BBC Blogs - Internet Blog - Putting audiences at the heart of VR

Putting audiences at the heart of VR<p>Tim FiennesSenior Market Analyst, Audiences<p>Tagged with:<p>Virtual Reality<br>• Audiences<br>• Innovation<p>Comments<p><i>This blog is about audience research into VR usage in homes across the UK, led by Dr Neil Stevenson at Ipsos Connect and Tim Fiennes at the BBC. It discusses why they</i> …

Technology

Where Does Reality End and Imagination Begin? In the Future, We Might Not Know

"The line between what it means to be dreaming and what it means to be awake is going to become very interesting," says Jordan Greenhall, CEO of …

Virtual Reality

The Therapeutic Value of Virtual Reality

Albert “Skip” Rizzo is director for Medical Virtual Reality at the University of Southern California-Institute for Creative Technologies. He’s also …

Virtual Reality

Google Tests Interactive Learning with VR Espresso Machine, “People learned faster and better in VR”

The team behind Daydream, Google’s mobile VR platform, is currently conducting experiments with the aim of broadening virtual reality’s usecase to …

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VR Is At An Impasse; Amazon Launches A Pinterest Competitor

<i>Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here.</i><p><b>VR Impasse</b><p>Virtual reality is at a standstill. While a handful of …

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Facebook finally adds virtual reality app to the social network

Facebook has made its first move to integrate virtual reality onto the main social network, confirming that users of its VR app Spaces will now be able to broadcast themselves on a live video.<p>Spaces is an Oculus-only app that lets users sit in a virtual room, chat to friends, watch videos, and …

Virtual Reality

'Racket Fury' Bringing Amped-up Ping Pong to Early Access This Week

Table tennis is becoming an increasingly crowded area in the world of VR sport, and <i>Racket Fury</i> aims to differentiate itself with a blend of …

Table Tennis

Japanese engineers develop headset-less VR system

TOKYO: A virtual reality "space ride" in which viewers feel as if they are flying through the air inside a giant glass ball has been developed in …

Virtual Reality

Are Events Ready For Live VR Streaming?

<b>Oculus Rift users can now broadcast their VR experience straight to Facebook Live. Could live VR streaming be the catalyst for mass VR adoption?</b><p>VR …

Virtual Reality

Why VR's success is years away | ZDNet

A couple of years ago we were all going to be wearing VR headsets and exploring groovy virtual worlds. Instead, crickets - like 3D TV. The good news: …

Virtual Reality

VR For the Greater Good

<b>Calling all conscious content makers to make the real world a better place through Virtual Reality</b><p>VRTogether is a recently launched non-profit …

Virtual Reality

Five Insights into China's Virtual Reality Sector

Chinese media dubbed 2016 as the “birth year” of virtual reality (VR) in the country. Tech companies, including the big three—Alibaba, Tencent and …

Virtual Reality

Facebook's latest effort to bring VR to the masses

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Facebook is preparing to unveil a new and affordable stand-alone virtual reality (VR) headset in 2018 that will appeal to the masses, according to Business of Apps.<p>The …

Mixed Reality

The Fun’s Just Begun: Gamers, Modders, Researchers Piling into VR Funhouse

A quarter million VR enthusiasts have downloaded it. More than 25 communities have created mods for it. Researchers from Cornell University in …

Virtual Reality