Vive Pro Eye first look: Fast track to the future

Vive Pro Eye

Vive Pro Eye first look: An opening look at the future of virtual reality? The Vive Pro Eye introduces an exciting new innovation to virtual reality in the form of eye tracking. While the standard Vive and Vive Pro headsets are only capable of tracking your head, this revolutionary new gadget

Audi incorporates car movement into new VR system

The holoride system could be openly available within three years

We've previously seen VR (virtual reality) platforms that move in response to what's happening onscreen, making for a more immersive experience. Audi, however, is taking the opposite approach. Its new in-car VR setup determines onscreen movements based on what the vehicle is doing in real life. First of all – yes

New standalone, Vive-based VR headset steps out of the Shadows

The Shadow VR is available now for US$399

The virtual reality playing field is spreading out to fill all niches, and HTC is helping speed that along by getting its open source platform Vive Wave out to third party companies. Chinese manufacturer Shadow Creator is the latest to jump on board, unveiling the Shadow VR standalone headset. The Shadow

Can VR Be Used To Fix Social Media’s Problems?

Can VR Be Used To Fix Social Media’s Problems

It’s no secret that too much time spent on social media can be bad for you. Even with the benefits that social media use brings to the table, plenty of research has shown that spending time on social media can lead to a variety of problems. Usage of social media

Marvel Powers United VR coming to Oculus Rift

Marvel Powers United

'Marvel Powers United VR' will allow players to step into the role of their favorite heroes in a new co-op experience. The new title — from Marvel Games, Oculus Studios and Sanzaru games — has already announced playable, fan favorite superheroes such as Captain Marvel, the Hulk, Rocket Raccoon, Thor, and

VR Is Dead on the Xbox One

When Microsoft announced the Xbox One X, one of the major questions raised by gamers was whether the high-end console would support VR. Microsoft had chosen to sit out the early VR craze when Sony jumped aboard with PlayStation VR, almost certainly in part because the weaker hardware of the

Beat Saber will bring Steam’s top-rated game to PlayStation VR

Beat Saber

Having rebranded itself as Beat Games following the instant success of its Steam and Oculus light sword rhythm game Beat Saber, developer Hyperbolic Magnetism has some great news for PlayStation fans today: Beat Saber is coming to PSVR “later this year.” The game combines the visual style of Tron: Legacy with

VR’s next horizon: Retina display

Nearly eight years have passed since the world first learned about “Retina Displays,” screens with so many tiny pixels per inch (ppi) that the naked eye could no longer see the individual dots. At a roughly 1-foot distance — about where you hold your smartphone — the eye can’t perceive

Disney’s Jacket enhances VR simulation

Disney's VR

Virtual reality is already pretty realistic, but tactile experience is limited to handheld sensations or simple vibrations. Currently, VR headsets dominate this technological landscape, and much of the experience is restricted to being able to visualize a simulated event. Now new research has determined to add a new component to the

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