VR could get resolutions so high they’ll trick the human eye this year

I am standing in a virtual living room rendered via Unity. Except I am seeing things I never have before in VR. There is a virtual television on the wall to my More »

Microsoft wants to make Direct Reality VR’s answer to DirectX

Just ahead of Microsoft’s media event prior to E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show) last week the company filed a trademark for Direct Reality. Given the company’s penchant for relabelling virtual More »

Russian Artist Arrested for Refusing to Take off Her VR Headset

Moscow artist Ekaterina Nenasheva claims she was arrested and taken to a psychiatric clinic. The crime? Refusing to take off her VR headset according to reports. Over the past four years, VR has More »

Video: Watch Valve’s New ‘Knuckles’ VR Controller in Action

Knuckles, Valve’s unique VR motion controller, is already in the hands of select developers who are no doubt designing ways to use the controller’s 5-finger tracking. In the video published by Zulubo More »

Steam’s Massive 2017 Summer Sale Kicks Off Today With Discounts To Over 800 VR Games

It’s that time of the year again. Kids are frolicking at parks during the day, free from the restraints of school life, the sun is shining high in the sky, and everybody More »

YouTube Introduces VR180 Format

So you don’t have to look behind you. During a keynote at Vidcon, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki took the stage to announce the rollout of a new video format called VR180. As More »

 

Hands-On: Space Junkies Is A Fast-Paced Zero-G Shooter With Jetpacks

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This year’s E3 seemed to have more games that were announced after press conferences were over than ever before. In the past it felt like if you watched a publisher’s press conference then you’d have a pretty good idea of what they’re working on for the next 12 months, but not anymore. Every major press

Watch This Amazing Prototype Video Of Minecraft In AR Using Apple’s ARKit

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If we’ve learned one thing over the years it’s that if it has a screen or some way of display visuals, then it can and will probably play Minecraft. All modern smartphones, tablets, game systems, computers, and more all have Minecraft. In fact, it’s already spread to VR devices like the Samsung Gear VR, Oculus

Using VR to Diagnose and Treat Concussions with SyncThink

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The process of diagnosing a concussion is largely a subjective process of variations of attention, focus, and balance, which means that the existing self-reporting methods are unreliable and easily gamed. Using foundational research from military research, SyncThink has created a portable concussion diagnostic tool that uses a tablet and either a Gear VR or Oculus

Canada Plays Home to The First 360 VR Enabled eLearning Module

Virtual reality training has long been expensive and cost prohibitive for most organizations, as all things VR tend to involve complex and The post Canada Plays Home to The First 360 VR Enabled eLearning Module appeared first on VRJournal. VRJournal

The Magik Gallery Debut was a Landmark Event for Immersive Art

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The Magik Gallery exhibition on May 20 marked a turning point in how the general public and the art establishment will engage with immersive art. Since the launch of Tilt Brush last year, we’ve witnessed a surge in creative expression in immersive technologies, amplified by the presence of other applications popping onto the scene, such as MasterpieceVR, Oculus Medium, Quill,

Nickelodeon Debuts SlimeZone Social VR Experience

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Sliming virtual friends at Vidcon. Going on its eighth year, VidCon brings tens of thousands of screaming fans together with their favorite video content creators. With brands like Facebook, YouTube, and Taco Bell going all out to be relevant with this next generation of media consumers, it was no surprise to see VR also front and