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 »

This Flexible Thermoelectric Skin Has Made Me a Believer in Thermal Haptics

Korea-based TEGway is developing ThermoReal, a thermoelectric array which can generate heat and cold with impressively low latency. The flexible nature of ThermoReal could make it suitable for integration into VR controllers, More »

 

Ninja Theory’s New Senua Studio Offers Real-Time Performance Capture For VR And More

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VR Porn Star Ela Darling Hosting Helmed Art Show to Promote VR Porn to Mainstream

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VR Porn Star Ela Darling Hosting VR Show ‘Sex in the 21st Century’ @ Los Angeles CAM4VR’s VR content manager & VR porn star Ela Darling is talking about virtual reality porn, which was the main attraction at L.A. Space Camp Gallery in downtown Los Angeles last night. Check out Ela Darlin’s recent interview about

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report, a weekly live video show and podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. You can enjoy the full audio recording below: In this week’s VRScout Report, we discuss how Jon Favreau brought us Goblins & Gnomes, Bjork continuing to push the boundaries of art and tech with VR, two

How AR and VR use for business will become the norm

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(c)iStock.com/mediaphotos While for many VR usually sits within the realms of science fiction, there is movement towards real-life opportunities for both consumers and businesses. This comes as the world’s first VR operation took place at the Royal London Hospital earlier this year, and as the head of content at Oculus Rift announced that the next

50 Days Of PS VR #38: Tethered

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A War Survivor’s VR Film Brings the Terror of a Conflict Zone to Life

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Directed and co-created by Milica Zec, Giant is a virtual reality piece that explores a family’s experience living in a war-torn nation and their struggle to make their young daughter feel safe, despite threats of impending violence. The ten-minute short narrative film depicts emotions and situations that could happen anywhere, but in this case, the director draws from her