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 the app. Assuming your Earth VR app is up-to-date, you’ll now be able to drop down to street level in
This October, several weeks after Apple's event, Google is expected to launch the Pixel 2, its new flagship Android smartphone and the follow-up to last year's original Pixel. What will be interesting to see is if Google uses the event to talk about augmented reality.Just recently, the company released ARcore, an augmented
Google and other tech companies have come up with glasses and contact lenses for the purposes of AR, but Omega Ophthalmics is taking a much more invasive approach by using surgically implanted lenses to create a space for augmented reality inside the eye. It sounds wild, but lens implants aren’t a new
Google has detailed an experimental method of bringing facial expressions into virtual reality. It creates a more social experience by letting spectators see the facial expressions and gestures of people wearing a virtual reality headset.The work builds on Google's previous headset removal research announced back in February. The company is
The 2017 flagship from Samsung finally works with Daydream, which is Google’s virtual reality platform.Move over, Oculus. Samsung is partnering with someone else to serve up immersive content on its phones. The plan to add the Galaxy S8 to the Daydream-ready family was put into motion at Google I/O 2017
It allows users to peer inside the ISS from their computer 396km below with 360-degree, panoramic views You’ve used Google Street View to check out a new apartment, map traffic before you hit the road and search for haunting slices of the everyday world.Now, the comprehensive terrestrial mapping system has gone
Virtual reality headsets provide a fully immersive entertainment experience, whether you're looking to watch 360-degree videos, play games or go places you've always wanted to vislt.After testing and reviewing over a dozen VR headsets, here's our recommendations.Mobile: Our top mobile VR headset is the Oculus-backed Samsung Gear VR ($129).