Ford Tests Virtual Reality Modeling for New Cars

HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens lets designers quickly test numerous design elements in a mixed reality environment. Games such as "Pokemon Go" have taken the realm of augmented reality mainstream, bringing fictional creatures into a virtual version of the real world. Designers at Ford are experimenting with something similar, except instead of trying to

5 impacts of virtual reality in marketing

marketing

What comes in your mind by the mention of the term ‘virtual reality’?  Most people will conceive it to be either a film or a game set. However, Virtual reality (VR) is an artificially generated environment by a 3-D computer program and then presented to its user in a manner

Google May Be Buying the Company Behind the Vive VR System

HTC

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 Google, and this announcement may be a sign that such a buyout is happening. HTC’s official response has simply been that

Opera Now Supports 360-degree Videos In VR Headsets

Opera

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 their VR headsetsWeb browser firm Opera on Thursday (21 September) has released a new developer update which comes with a

Can a VR Experience Make You Feel Like You’re Falling in Love?

Fall in Love

Falling in love, an experience so tirelessly written about in movies, TV, and books, is now getting the virtual reality treatment. Meet Fall in Love, a new virtual reality "experience" that promises to remind you what an emotional connection feels like as it uses your voice (and heart) to foster

Oculus VR details audio positioning improvements

Oculus Rift Audio

Facebook-owned Oculus VR has announced an update to the software development kit (SDK) for its Rift virtual reality headset which, it claims, improves the ability for users to locate the source of sounds within a virtual environment.Part of a string of both promised and realised updates to Oculus VR's Rift

Pimax Launches World’s First 8K VR Headset

Pimax 8K

Pimax announced the launch of their campaign today for their new 200° FOV 8K virtual reality headset, designed for VR futurists.https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pimax8kvr/1001502333?ref=9xpbqf&token=cc143a74After capturing the world's attention with the release of the first 4K VR headset, Pimax is set to stun the tech world again by doubling the field of view to

Gear VR PhoneCast app lets you use some 2D apps in virtual reality

PhoneCast

Virtual reality is fun and entertaining but hardly useful when it comes to getting real-world things done, it isn’t of much help. At least with the current state of technology. In the meantime, however, users can have an approximation of productivity in virtual reality by having their non-gaming software brought

Cinera, the world’s first cinema VR headset

Cinera headset

It seems that everyone wants to get in on virtual reality, and gaming seems to be the primary focus with companies like Microsoft and Dell. But Cinera is looking to seriously upgrade your home theater system with its VR headset. People want to watch movies from home and have the theater-like

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

Street View

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

HTC Vive Focus VR Headset Shown In Trademark Apps

The HTC Vive is regarded as one of the best VR headsets on the market. A lot of competition has been introduced since the HTC Vive originally launched including Sony’s Playstation VR headset but the Vive has still stood up as the favorite virtual reality headset among enthusiasts. Now, it

Finally, a Commodore 64 Virtual Reality Set

Comadore VR64

For when you're tired of the Commodore 64 in two dimensions.As a shining example of nerdy perseverance and dedication to a truly retro technology, YouTube user 64Jim64 has made a virtual reality headset that is compatible with the Commodore 64. Better than that though, he coded his own compatible game, Street

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