New Apple Patent Hints Advanced VR Hardware Is Coming


The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published the latest in a string of Apple hardware patents, specifically relating to the tech-giant’s vision of a head-mountable hardware system that’s capable of processing a wide range of desktop-class virtual reality (VR) applications.Apple’s application for Patent No. 20170295361, in the simplest

Consumers Moving To Watching TV On VR Headsets


Television viewing is coming to virtual reality.While VR headsets have been most notably used for gaming, many consumers around the world expect to use VR for TV and video viewing within the next few years.Almost a third (30%) of consumers say they will be watching TV via VR headset, negating

First-Ever 360-Degree Video of Spacewalk


Life In the ISS The International Space Station (ISS) is humanity’s home away from home, and has been since its assembly was completed by space agencies from various countries in 2000. For those who want to experience life off-world in the ISS, years of astronaut training and the luck of the draw

This AR headset bakes eye-tracking right into its OLED displays


Augmented reality and virtual reality headsets are proliferating, but now there’s a system where the same tiny displays can be used as cameras to track eye-movement. Fraunhofer FEP has cooked up a new headset building on its latest bidirectional OLED microdisplays which, in addition to OLED pixels, have photodiodes sandwiched

What can I watch using the Gear VR?

What is the Samsung Gear VR? Samsung’s Gear VR is a great way to experience virtual reality from your home.The Gear VR is a headset powered by Oculus Mobile. Slide your S8 or S8+ into the front of the unit and put it on - with adjustable secure straps and foam

VR has finally found its place: porn

If you've gone looking for a virtual reality experience, there's a very good chance you've seen some very adult things.New statistics gathered by the aptly named VR porn site show that when it comes to the virtual reality space, a surprising amount of it is occupied by, well, porn.They

Sony Is Launching a New PlayStation VR Headset

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Sony will release an updated version of its PlayStation VR headset with minor improvements, the company announced on Oct. 2. The new version will feature a slightly updated design with integrated stereo headphone cables, making the dangling wires that are usually necessary for attaching headphones to the headset much less obtrusive.