VR

Virtual Reality Simulates the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Virtual reality (VR) is becoming more common in workplace training. Industries including healthcare, mining, food service, and athletics have all …

Virtual Reality

Facebook’s Oculus VR Is Growing Up

Upgrades to the Oculus platform show Facebook taking steps to make VR a more usable product for consumers.<p><b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) is taking its virtual …

Virtual Reality

How VR is helping to train a new generation of surgeons

<b>Virtual reality technology that users can feel as well as see has been developed to train surgeons.</b><p>The equipment allows them to interact with virtual “flesh and bone” in simulated theatre environments.

Virtual Reality

Why VR could be on shaky ground as Nokia abandons Ozo

<b>First it was 3D, now it could be VR. The news that Nokia is halting development of its Ozo VR system is a further signal that wearing hefty head gear</b> …

Virtual Reality

First Ring Daily Live: Killer VR Does the Duo

On this episode of First Ring Daily Live, Paul forgets where he lives, Brad can't open apps correctly, and VR/AR is Microsoft's new smartphone.The …

Virtual Reality

Guardian's VR editor praises technology as 'good mechanism for journalism' with two new pieces to publish this year

The Guardian will release two new virtual reality (VR) experiences this year as the title’s in-house VR editor tells Press Gazette the new technology …

Virtual Reality

‘Oculus Venues’ Will Let You Watch Sports, Concerts, & More in VR With Up to 1,000 People

During the Oculus Connect 4 keynote today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed a new VR experience in development called <i>Oculus Venues,</i> described as …

Virtual Reality

Microsoft vs Cisco: The Different Routes for VR Collaboration

Microsoft Ignite has been lighting up the newsreels lately, as the company releases information about all its latest innovations for UC and …

Augmented Reality

100-Year-Old Man Experiences Virtual Reality

<b>Centenarian Lyle Becker’s first experience with VR gives a glimpse into how the technology can help seniors virtually explore the world.</b>Technology …

Virtual Reality

The NBA is back in VR. Maybe fans will watch

NextVR is airing another slate of NBA games in virtual reality. Will more games and new features woo new viewers?<p>Watching Houston Rockets playmaker Chris Paul lob a pass from midcourt to fellow all-star James Harden for a thunderous dunk on TV is one thing, but will fans clamor to see it in …

Virtual Reality

Oculus hopes to finally take VR mainstream with the Go headset

While the momentum behind VR is still as strong as ever, the one thing holding back is the fact that it's still somewhat of a tethered experience. …

For Men

Singapore Media Festival to Add VR Conference, Animation Events

A one-day conference about virtual reality is the highlight among new events being added to the fourth edition of the Singapore Media Festival. The …

Virtual Reality

Can VR Demos Convince You to Return to the Mall?

Japanese company Psychic VR Lab wants to bring its virtual reality tech, dubbed Styly, into the store itself in a bid to inspire on-the-spot …

Virtual Reality

Nokia Backs Off VR Investments

Virtual reality is moving off the front burner at Nokia. The company just said it’s cutting investments in VR due to “slower than expected …

Mobile

HP is finally shipping its VR backpack PC this week

The Omen X Desktop VR Backpack and Compact Desktop will be available this week -- but you'll have to purchase them separately.<p>Starting this week, HP will begin shipping its virtual reality backpack. The OMEN X Desktop VR Backpack lets users bring the Omen X Compact Desktop along with them wherever …

Virtual Reality

Microsoft Made a Calculated Decision Not to Focus on VR This Year

October 7, 2017<p>Share This<p>Microsoft Learned Their Lesson From The Kinect<p>If you were under the impression that Microsoft didn’t have a real virtual …

Virtual Reality

Explore All Seven Continents in VR With Discovery’s ‘TRVLR’

<b>Google and Discovery expand the Discovery VR app with new VR travel series.</b> Since launching August 2015, the Discovery VR app has accumulated over …

Virtual Reality

Halo Recruit brings Microsoft’s most important franchise into VR

A few weeks back, UploadVR caught wind that Microsoft’s iconic Halo franchise would be coming to its new line of Windows 10 virtual reality headsets, which are made by partners such as Asus and Dell, though we didn’t know in what form. Today, Microsoft revealed all.<p>Halo Recruit is coming to all …

Microsoft

Unity to Major VR HMDs in Just Few Minutes. Unity Plugin for STYLY Rolled out at Unite Austin 2017.

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Psychic VR Lab (HQ: Tokyo, Japan CEO: Yamaguchi Masahiro) released the "Unity plugin for STYLY" rolled out at Unite Austin 2017. Unity Plugin for STYLY allows creators to export their Unity contents into STYLY with just one click. This will give creators …

Virtual Reality

T3 Agenda: The Halo Sport, a neuro-stimulation headset. VW using VR to design the new Golf. And more!

In the latest T3 Agenda - a headset designed to stimulate your brain while you wear it; a new project that's using VR to design the latest VW Golf; …

Volkswagen

Can VR be a tool for inspiring empathy in higher ed?

Increasingly, stakeholders across the education spectrum are investing in virtual reality to inspire empathy in students and make campus experiences …

Virtual Reality

343i Dips into VR with Halo Recruit - Gameplay Details Revealed

October 6, 2017<p>Share This<p>The Beginning of Halo Virtual Reality Games?<p>It looks like Microsoft is dabbling with virtual reality (VR) technology, …

Virtual Reality

The Exorcist: Legion VR to Compel You This Fall

There’s something spooking lurking just around the corner for your favorite VR rig. <i>The Exorcist: Legion VR</i> is coming and we have your first look! …

Horror Movies

Microsoft dives deeper into 'mixed reality' with VR devices

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft is counting on virtual reality headsets made by other companies to help establish personal computers running on its Windows 10 operating system as the best way to explore artificial worlds.<p>The devices unveiled Tuesday include a Samsung headset called the HMD Odyssey. The …

Business

Microsoft’s Newest Headset Advert Focuses in on Portability, Ease of Use & Travel

Microsoft’s special Windows “Mixed Reality” event today saw the unveiling of its latest addition to the VR family, the Samsung HMD Odyssey, and also …

Virtual Reality

The Wearable Weekly – High End VR

Welcome to The Wearable Weekly, your trusted guide to all things wearable tech. If you only have time to read one thing about wearables this week, …

Apple Watch

Nokia Halts Production on $60,000 USD VR Camera

“Due to slower-than-expected development of the VR market.”<p>Two years after it was first announced, Nokia has revealed that it will be halting the production of its Ozo spherical VR camera — a product with the “capability of recording its surroundings in a 360° video, the device records to 500GB …

For Men

Meet and Work in VR With Cisco Spark

There are a growing number of ways to socialise in virtual reality (VR) which tend to be on the fun side of things, but what if you wanted to have an …

Cisco Systems

GoPro’s Fusion 360 VR Camera Available November For $699

<b>We finally have a date and price for GoPro’s latest venture into VR.</b>Action filmmaking supplier GoPro is no stranger to virtual reality. The American …

GoPro

Sci-Fi FPS Star Rage VR Coming Soon To Steam

In a future where Earth’s resources have been exhausted, humans must find a new home, but it won’t be easy, many hostile alien species bar the way. …

Oculus Rift