Google May Be Buying the Company Behind the Vive VR System

Today, pioneering tech brand HTC announced that they will halt trading of their shares tomorrow pending “the release of material information.” The company has been rumored to be negotiating a takeover with ...

Opera Now Supports 360-degree Videos In VR Headsets

Opera has begun to focus on creating and embedding direct VR playback into the browser. This functionality enables users to watch virtual reality videos, and standard 2D videos, instantly through ...
Street View

Google Street View joins Earth VR on Oculus Rift and HTC VIVE

Exploring our fine planet in Google Earth VR can already be a awe-inspiring thing, but today Google is making the experience a little more immersive by adding Street View to ...

Oculus VR announces Arktika.1 launch date, pre-order now available

Facebook-owned Oculus VR has announced a launch date for Arktika.1, a shooter from the creators of the Metro franchise, as an exclusive title for its platform. While price cuts both ...
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Virtual Reality Users Want More, Better Content

Virtual reality continues to remain a wildly successful technology just around the corner. For the moment, though, ownership of VR headsets remains relatively small. Eight percent of U.S. households with ...

Samsung & Red Bull Announce A Gear VR Content Partnership

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics and Austrian energy drink company Red Bull have teamed up to expand the number of 360-degree content for the Gear VR ecosystem and compatible ...
IDC 2017

AR and VR Headsets up 25.5 Percent Year over Year

2.1 million augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality headsets shipped in the second quarter of 2017, a 25.5 percent increase compared to the same period of 2016, according to a ...

Move over Virtual Reality, here comes Mixed Reality

Windows Mixed Reality is Microsoft's take on the combination of augmented reality and virtual reality. Among new premium phones, fitness gadgets and smartwatches, a new Microsoft technology took centre stage ...

Europe’s VR landscape continues to grow rapidly despite market slowdown

Last November I covered how Europe’s VR meetup community has more than doubled in its member base of freelancers, startups and companies. The booming region has given rise to the likes of EUVR, ...